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 ...

Monday Inspiration Bluebell Woods - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
April 12th, 2019 | Commissions, Studio blog

Mountainside Commission

I have a nice peaceful mountainside commission to share with you. I liked the reasonably straightforward composition on this one... it has a lovely stillness to it with a big open blue sky. There's plenty of interesting colour tones ...

November 22nd, 2018 | Commissions, News and Blog

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...