Commissions
Highcliffe Castle - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

Highcliffe Castle

I had a lovely, but funny, 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 ...

Sunset Over St Marys Lighthouse Whitley Bay - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

Sunset Over St Marys Lighthouse

Here's a colourful sunset to take your mind off a grey afternoon. It was created as a commission for a 70th birthday present. Titled 'Sunset Over St Marys Lighthouse, Whitley Bay', it was painted with acrylic and ink on paper, mounted within a ...

Wandsworth Town Hall Illustration by Jonathan

Wandsworth Town Hall & Wedding Season

The weather seems to be turning a little warmer, the sun shining a little more often and perhaps we'll soon be moving from Spring to Summer. That also means we are firmly into wedding season! Over the years it's become a bit of a tradition to ...

Rigi Blues Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

Singin’ the Rigi Blues

I have a straightforward landscape to share with you today, an unabashed colour study of Mt Rigi in Switzerland. It's a subject you'll have spotted plenty of times in my recent work! But as with Turner's famous depictions of the 'Queen of the ...

Zug Lakeside Commission Painting by Jonathan Chapman

Sitting by the Shore of Lake Zug

A painting looking down over the old town of Zug, the lake and the mountain peaks of Pilatus and Rigi. That was the list of requirements for this latest Switzerland commission. A sweeping scope of landscape to try and include on one canvas... but ...