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Figurative Art & Illustration

I use traditional painting and hand drawn inks to create colourful landscapes inspired by real places. I love distinctive architecture, spending my time discovering new locations & mapping them with my sketchbook and camera ...

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Browse my growing collection of art prints, posters, greeting cards and gifts. Buy online, arrange a studio visit or find a stockist near you ...

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Commission Artwork

I'm available for freelance projects or private commissions, contact the studio for availability and to discuss your ideas ...

October 21st, 2021 | Private Commissions, Studio blog

Iguazu Falls

Need somewhere for your mind to escape to today? May I suggest you allow your imagination to wander off into this colourful place... Iguazu Falls in Argentina! This stunning location was chosen for a vibrant commission, with lots of lush greenery, ...

October 15th, 2021 | Studio blog

Wallpaper Mural – View From St Giles Hill

One of my Winchester artworks has been brilliantly installed as a large wallpaper mural in this home stairwell. My ‘View From St Giles Hill’ painting captures the scene along the High Street, all roofs and leafy treetops. I had to digitally ...

Hampshire Life Magazine
October 13th, 2021 | Studio blog

On the Cover – Hampshire Life Magazine

Keep an eye out in the newsagents this month! You might recognise this painterly Hampshire Life cover… my ‘St Catherine’s Hill From Hockley Viaduct’ artwork has been splashed across the October edition. When they contacted me about using ...

Great British Food Awards - Black Garlic Vinegar Illustration
October 11th, 2021 | Commercial Illustration, Studio blog

Great British Food Awards

Congratulations to Yarty! two of their products have been selected as finalists in the Great British Food Awards. ‘B’ Black Garlic Vinegar and a Raspberry & Hibiscus cordial. They asked me to create an advert that will run in the monthly ...

Majestic Seasons of Japan Travel Poster
September 20th, 2021 | New In Stock, Shop, Studio blog

Japan Travel Poster

I know I’m not unusual in my love for travel posters. This Japan travel poster is the first one I’ve had opportunity to do for quite some time. There are stunning examples of vintage adverts, postcards and guide covers from all over the world. ...

September 11th, 2021 | Paper Diorama, Studio blog

Digital, Paint, Cut-out!

A couple of small Winchester studies to share with you. Another little cinema cutout and a shopfront study. It is something I like to do between larger canvases and commercial projects (if there’s time of course!). The smaller scale allows me to ...

Allotment Sunset Commission Overview - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
September 4th, 2021 | Private Commissions, Studio blog

Allotment Sunset Commission

I’ve been desperate to share photos of this recent commission with you. ‘Allotment Sunset’ has been a looming presence in the studio space for the past month or so, a physical construction challenge as well as an artistic compositional one. ...

August 31st, 2021 | Exhibitions & Events, Studio blog

Open Studio Tour (& Thank you!)

It was with huge relief that I closed the studio doors after the bank holiday. It was an exhausting push to get things tidied up and presentable; but mostly it was gratitude for finally being able to open again… along with those important ...

Up The Garden Path
August 29th, 2021 | Studio blog

Up the Garden Path

Another Summer has almost floated by and the Hampshire Open Studios has suddenly appeared, it feels like out of nowhere. Here's some photos from the open studio set up with everything looking remarkably tidy! Once the schools had broken up the kids ...

Winchester and St Cross Calendar 2022
August 20th, 2021 | Stockist, Studio blog

St Cross Calendar

It’s rather nice to see recent artwork being put to immediate use. Often these things are six months (or more) in the making, but doing all of the design work myself allowed for a much faster turnaround. This Winchester & St Cross Calendar ...