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Studio Profile - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

Projects & Comissioning

Available for freelance projects or private commissions, contact the studio for availability and to discuss your ideas ...

Buy Original Artwork - Paintings Available for Sale

Buy Original Artwork – Paintings Available for Sale

Looking for original artwork? Having trained as a Fine Artist, I still cling to my traditional methods and love nothing better than seeing my work on display in it's original form ...

My Top 10 Creative Influences

My Top 10 Creative Influences

Here’s a list of my top 10 creative influences, artists that have inspired and shaped my own work. Some of these I have always been aware of, some of them were spotted by very observant friends ...

The Churchill Arms - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
May 20th, 2019 | #Pub Paintings, Studio blog

# Pub Paintings – The Churchill Arms, Kensington

‘The Churchill Arms, Kensington’ acrylic & ink on 20x20cm canvas. Previously known as the “Church-on-the-hill” the pub was given a new name after the Second World War. It is known for its extravagant floral displays! The pub sits ...

Painting of the Westgate in Winchester Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
May 14th, 2019 | Paper Diorama, Studio blog

God Begot House & The Westgate Museum

A couple of new paper dioramas to show you today, featuring well known Winchester landmarks. The cut out illustration below is of the Westgate Museum viewed from the city side. Along with the Kingsgate it is one of two surviving fortified ...

May 10th, 2019 | Original Artwork, Studio blog

Bluebell Woods Illustration

Here's that bluebell woods illustration i've been hoping to make. A painted colour study to hopefully brighten up your Friday Afternoon! Simply titled, 'The Bluebell Woods' created with acrylic and ink on paper, 29 x 29 cm.Inspired by the ...

The Crown and Two Chairmen - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
May 1st, 2019 | #Pub Paintings, Studio blog

# Pub Paintings – The Crown & Two Chairmen

I've had a tradition of creating smaller canvases alongside my bigger feature work. I like the way these mini pieces can focus in on one building and provide some detailed little narratives. These stories are usually inspired by actual ...

Monday Inspiration Bluebell Woods - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
April 29th, 2019 | Monday Inspiration, Studio blog

Monday Inspiration: The Bluebell Woods

It's become an annual inspirational pilgrimage to visit the electric colour of the bluebell woods and this weekend we managed to make it along with the kids. It's just a couple of miles up the road to Micheldever Woods, one of the best places to ...

April 20th, 2019 | Stockist, Studio blog

In Stock at the Somerset House Shop

I have my first stockist in Central London! The Somerset House shop is now stocking my illustrated greeting cards. They have a nice selection of my London scenes available, including a card that features my recent Somerset House in Summer ...

Black and white photo of the London Skyline, with the dome of St Paul's Cathedral lit with sunlight - Photo by illustrator Jonathan Chapman

Monday Inspiration: London Wandering

Sometimes I think there is nothing better than arriving on a train and wandering from the station out into the city. I particularly enjoy it when there's no where I need to be, so that your feet can get carried away and discover something ...

Monday Inspiration Bluebell Woods - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
April 12th, 2019 | Commissions, Studio blog

Mountainside Commission

I have a nice peaceful mountainside commission to share with you. I liked the reasonably straightforward composition on this one... it has a lovely stillness to it with a big open blue sky. There's plenty of interesting colour tones ...

Winchester Magazine Spring Issue 2019 - Cover Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
April 2nd, 2019 | Studio blog

Winchester Magazine Spring Issue

Wonderful to be back on the Winchester Magazine cover this month, with my 'Winchester From the Westgate' painting. The painting was used for the promotion on the recent Painted Cities exhibition so it seemed like a natural crossover to use it on ...

Signing up to Open Studios 2019

I'm really pleased to have the opportunity to join Hampshire Open Studios 2019 this August. I'll be opening up the doors again on my illustrators cabin across the whole week and we'll probably be setting up another little exhibition of ...