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Winchester Market Town Guides (2022) - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

Market Town Guides

Who doesn’t enjoy a good illustrated map? This project for Winchester City Council was all the more enjoyable because it focused on three local towns that I know very well; Alresford, Bishop’s Waltham and Wickham. Indeed, we live on the old ...

Open Studios 2019
August 16th, 2019 | Exhibitions & Events, News and Blog

Open Studios 2019

It's open studios 2019! excited to be opening up again this year after my debut last Summer. The garden is bedding in nicely (although lots of landscaping left to do) and i'll be putting up the little exhibition tent again so i'll have space to ...

Nyhavn Copenhagen Feature - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

No. 28 – Nyhavn Copenhagen

A new World Series image to share with you as I catch up on a busy couple of months! Nyhavn (New Harbour) is a 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen, Denmark. Stretching from Kongens ...

November 22nd, 2018 | News and Blog, Private Commissions

Dr & Dr (Down by the River)

This is the first in what I hope will be a new series of 'throwback Thursday' posts, catching up on previous projects and key artworks that perhaps I didn't have time to share previously. This painting was created for a private commission, to be ...

Winchester Calendar 2019 - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
October 10th, 2018 | News and Blog, Studio blog

Winchester Calendar 2019 – New Design

I'm pleased to have my Winchester calendar available again. I've put together a collection of my favourite Winchester scenes in a brand new square format. A lovely saddle stitched booklet with one month per page, 210 x 210 mm (unfolding to 420 mm) ...

World Series Paused
September 17th, 2018 | #WorldSeries, News and Blog, Studio blog

World Series Paused

Just jumping on the blog (which has been sadly neglected since the Summer open event) to write a quick studio update. I'm weathering a crazy few weeks in the studio, there's so much going on. In particular i'm trying to make my way through a ...

The Long Barn Alresford - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
August 15th, 2018 | News and Blog, Studio blog

The Long Barn, Alresford

I am absolutely delighted that my stationery will be available to buy at The Long Barn in Alresford this year. They have very kindly taken on my cards and wrapping paper featuring my painted Winchester scenes. I'm also hoping to develop some more ...

Highcliffe Castle - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

Highcliffe Castle

I had a funny, but lovely, commission request recently for a traditional architecture & landscape scene to be given as a wedding gift. The subject was Highcliffe Castle in Dorset, the venue for a family wedding this August. Well this happens to ...

GreetinG Card Display - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
August 4th, 2018 | News and Blog, Studio blog

Parking Information & Opening Times – Open Studios 2018

Hampshire Open Studios is fast approaching and we're busy mounting artwork and tidying up ready for guests! We have a couple of gazebos that will house a little exhibition of original artworks from the current World Series. There will also be a ...

Taj Mahal - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

No. 25 – The Taj Mahal, India

The Taj Mahal (meaning "Crown of the Palace") is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, to house the tomb of his ...