Sunset Over Zug Commission - Illustration by Jonathan
July 17th, 2020 | Commissions, Studio blog

Sunset Over Zug Commission

I'm very pleased to finally share this commission with you today. 'Sunset Over Zug' has been pretty epic presence in my lockdown experience. We worked on the sketch and the composition for the painting back in February, but then everything ...

Phoenix Cinema Commission - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
July 3rd, 2020 | Commissions, Studio blog

Phoenix Cinema Commission

It's quite a rare occurrence for me to revisit a scene, I could probably count the times on a single hand. Thinking back, there's perhaps one New England scene I was asked to recreate... then there's the local heroes King Alfred and Winchester ...

St Augustine Florida - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
March 27th, 2020 | Commissions, Studio blog

St Augustine Commission

So the larger commission went ahead and i'm really chuffed with how it turned out despite a few reservations along the way! It's always a rush discovering somewhere new. But just like the Jerusalem commission from last year, it's also a challenge ...

January 17th, 2020 | Commissions, Studio blog

Florence Triptych (Commission)

Robert and Clare came along to the open studio in the Summer and talked to me about a possible commission. We discussed a few options but settled on this lovely Florence triptych which I can now share with you. These 20 x 20 cm chunky ...

View From the Rose Garden Zug Commission - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
December 20th, 2019 | Commissions, Studio blog

View From the Rose Garden (Commission)

I've returned to Switzerland for this big original painting commission, with a view from the rose garden in Zug. I was asked by Chapin and Franca to capture a personal moment, up on the hillside overlooking the old town and the lake, ...

York Diptych - Illustration by Jonathan
November 29th, 2019 | Commissions, Paper Diorama

York Diptych (Commission)

I seem to get very lucky with the timing of some of my commission requests, the one I have to share with you today came in as I was hoping to negotiate a commercial project for a Yorkshire based company. So I was already looking at further York and ...

Jerusalem Commission - Original Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
October 11th, 2019 | Commissions, World Series

No. 29 – Jerusalem

A lovely scene to share with you this week, featuring a completely new subject for me and a very different style of cityscape. This painting 'Jerusalem' was actually commissioned as a gift, but the illustration also sits beautifully with my World ...

Lainston House - Illustration by Jonathan
September 13th, 2019 | Commissions, Studio blog

Lainston House Commission

A small canvas to share with you, a local Lainston House commission. Lainston is a luxury country house hotel near Sparsholt in Winchester. It's a beautiful wedding venue and this acrylic and ink painting on 20 x 20 cm chunky canvas was created for ...

Winchester Baptist Church - Illustration by Jonathan
September 6th, 2019 | Commissions, Paper Diorama, Studio blog

Winchester Baptist Church Commission

Here's a little Church commission I completed recently... the architecture of the Winchester Baptist Church has such lovely clean lines. The facade is a cool cream colour, but in the past has also been blue. The top of the columns have crisp white ...

View Over Zurich - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
August 30th, 2019 | Commissions, Studio blog

View Over Zurich Commission

Another birds eye city view to share today! it's another impression of Zurich, Switzerland with imagined rooftop views looking out into the cool lake. 'View Over Zurich' is a 70 x 50 cm feature canvas within a 74 x 54 cm floater frame. A ...