Jonathan Roger, Artist historic street, landscape Paintings, Hereford, UK.

Roman goddess Epona pendant found within the Roman town Magnis, Kenchester, five miles west of Hereford (on display at Hereford Museum.) Linocut print, 2020. Size 13x13cm. NFS.

Commission a painting of your view of…

Hereford Cathedral historic street scene

landscape near Hereford

  • plywood board (FSC forest management) with 5x coats of white gesso prima.

  • Small size: 28cm (11 inches) x 24cm (9.5 inches).
  • Unframed, select your own frame.

Contact: [email protected]

  • No deposit required and no obligation to buy.

Price

  • Price £20: just go for a Preparatory pencil drawing of light and shadows on heavy cartridge paper (approx. A4 size).
    • or take it a bit further- Price £40: if requested acrylic ink wash is added to the original pencil drawing on paper.
  • Price £50: MONOTONE classical “under painting,” (on prepared plywood board) the classic technique used by the French artist Jean Millet to capture light and shadows. Please refer to the photo below of the monotone underpainting, “Old Wye Bridge”. It gives the picture a completed look. the technique consists of mixing yellow ochre and burnt umber (or either raw umber or burnt sienna, depending on the key colour in the picture) and titanium white.
    • or go for colour -Price £60– applied to the acrylic under painting.
  • finally view, say meet at High Town.

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Background:

ART GALLERY

Church Street, Hereford, by Jonathan Roger, Oct,2021. Pencil 4B and acrylic ink, Payne’s Grey colour wash on cartridge paper.
Size: 25cm (10″) x 20cm (8″). Drawn on site and using photos. Courtyard Exhibition, Hereford runs from 7th Nov,’21 for a couple of months, with the Herefordshire Art & Craft Society (HACS).
Old Wye Bridge, Hereford, by Jonathan Roger, 2021. Painted on site. Acrylic painting on plywood board. Size: 28cm (11″) x 20cm (8″). SOLD £60.

Day 2: Monotone underpainting (plywood board). Photo credit: Jonathan Simpson.
Day 1: Preparatory drawing on site (heavy A4 size cartridge paper with 4B & 6B pencils) of values / shading.
Hereford Cathedral, Church Street, by Jonathan Roger, 2021. Acrylic on plywood board studio work. Size: 28(11″) x 20cm(8″.)
Preparatory pencil drawing (4B & 6B non-graphite pencils) on site (without values/ shading of lights & shadows) on A4 size heavy cartridge paper.

Magnis Roman Town, (Kenchester, near Hereford) by Jonathan Roger, July, 2021. Acrylic paint on plywood board. Size: 26x15cm. (today the site is a pasture field and a public footpath runs diagonally across the Scheduled Ancient Monument).
I used the street scene from the video, “Temple borough, Roman Fort (in a suburb of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England.) A visualised 3D flythrough from Rotherham Museums”,
by Animators on behalf of Rotherham Museums & Archives; dated 2012 and found on
Templeborough – Wikipedia
Preparatory drawing on heavy cartridge paper with 4B & 6B pencils.
Self-portrait, 2021. Acrylic painting on plywood board. Size: 28x28cm.
Self-portrait, 2021. Charcoal on heavy cartridge paper A4 size.

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