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 ...

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 ...

Book Bench
April 21st, 2017 | News and Blog

Book Bench Complete!

I've finished my bench! that was an epic project. It's taken three weeks in the public painting space at Festival Place to complete my Book Bench design 'A Fine House Richly Furnished'. I have to keep the finished seat secret for a little while ...

Englands Heritage Cities App
April 15th, 2017 | News and Blog

Englands Heritage Cities App Launched

Englands Heritage Cities App is now available online for iOS and Android. There is also a new story website alongside the mobile app, both featuring my illustrations: And you can read a bit of ...

Sitting With Jane Design
March 20th, 2017 | News and Blog

Sitting With Jane Design

I'm excited to report that my design 'A Fine House Richly Furnished' has been selected for 'Sitting with Jane', a public art trail made up of 24 ‘BookBenches’ in and around Basingstoke. Over 20 artists have been commissioned from around the ...

Final Curwen Collection
March 16th, 2017 | News and Blog

Final Curwen Collection

It was with great sadness that I learned of the upcoming closure of the Curwen Gallery in Windmill Street. After many years of supporting established and emerging artists, Jill has decided to finish the galleries' programme with a major live ...

River Tyne Limited Edition Little Newcastle Prints
March 1st, 2017 | News and Blog

Little Newcastle Prints

I'm really chuffed with these new editions to the studio shop! These little Newcastle prints are a lovely size for homely nooks and slotting into existing art collections! Here's the colourful illustration 'The River Tyne' featuring the Swing ...

Big New Project 12 English Cities
February 10th, 2017 | News and Blog

Big New Project – Featuring 12 English Cities

January and February have a reputation for being slow for creative work, not so 2017. I've already been working hard on a big list of illustrations for HEX digital in London, part of a fascinating digital project scheduled to be launched at the ...

New London Sketches
December 2nd, 2016 | News and Blog, Studio blog

Some New London Sketches

Here's some sneak peeks at the sketches i've been working on. These compositions will contribute towards a bigger self initiated project that focuses on London locations. It shouldn't be too tricky, but see if you can identify the station and the ...