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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 ...

Projects and commissioning illustrator Jonathan Chapman

Projects & Comissioning

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

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 ...

June 23rd, 2017 | News and Blog

A Fine House Richly Furnished

'A Fine House Richly Furnished' is a hand painted 3D object that I completed for the project 'Sitting With Jane'. Inspired by Jane Austen this art trail features 24 book benches painted by a mix of professional and local artists. 'Sitting With ...

Monday Inspiration - Shell Posters
June 12th, 2017 | News and Blog

Monday Inspiration: Shell Posters

We stumbled upon this week's Monday inspiration completely by accident, having made a last minute decision to call in at Mottisfont House in Hampshire to see the roses in full bloom. We certainly enjoyed the riot of petal colours in the Walled ...

June 8th, 2017 | News and Blog

Paris Skyline

Need a little distraction from all of the politics? here's a colourful video to stare at for a few minutes! this view over Paris was commissioned as a birthday surprise. It's rather freeing to be given a open brief on such a detailed scene as ...

June 5th, 2017 | News and Blog

Monday Inspiration: Porthcothan Bay

Porthcothan Sunset from Jonathan Chapman on Vimeo. Here's a little Monday inspiration for you... glorious rich colours in the skies over Porthcothan Bay. I captured the sunset in a quick time lapse on my iPhone towards the end of our annual trip ...

Tjodalyng - Newcastle to Norway by Jonathan Chapman
June 1st, 2017 | News and Blog

Tjodalyng – Newcastle to Norway

I've been so lucky in my supportive patrons over the years. Without those few individuals who got stuck in and offered money (actual real life payment!) for my creative skills I wouldn't have made it this far with my art/illustration career. So ...

May 28th, 2017 | News and Blog

Botley Triptych

A 'miniatures' project to share with you today. This trio of 13cm square canvases captures three scenes from the Hampshire village of Botley. Including All Saints Church, Manor Farm and a High Street View. Created on commission, each image was ...

Landmark Tea Caddy
May 22nd, 2017 | News and Blog, Studio blog

Landmark Tea Caddy

You may have spotted many moons ago that I had posted sketches of a new project featuring the London Landmark Hotel. Well after a good time in development and manufacture in China, the first Landmark Tea Caddy has now been produced. They've done a ...

May 19th, 2017 | Studio blog

Little Flower Shop

I really wanted to share a sample of some little studies i've been working on. Something a bit different, although still very much focused on my architectural details. It's part of a few ideas we have brewing, including some new illustrated items ...

Fistral Beach painted by Jonathan Chapman
May 10th, 2017 | Studio blog

Fistral Beach Commission

I was delighted to work on this very expressive painting commission from a rocky section of Fistral Beach. Working from a particular reference photo I picked out certain colours and tones that I felt were playful, but true to the atmospheric ...

Winchester Collage original painting by Jonathan Chapman
May 1st, 2017 | Studio blog

Winchester Collage Expanded

I had the opportunity recently to put some of my original pieces on display at Winchester Framing & Home. It seemed like a good moment to address an older piece that has been squirrelled away into the corner of the studio for a couple of ...