Original Artwork
August 21st, 2020 | Original Artwork, Studio blog

Royal Albert Hall

In my studio I keep a little black book of ideas and scribbled suggestions for scenes to work on. I also have a drawer that houses a rather messy collection of initial sketches and compositions... usually self initiated illustrations that i've ...

May 1st, 2020 | Original Artwork, Shop

Artist Support Pledge

With almost all of the exhibitions, open studios and other selling events cancelled this year i've decided to take part in the artist support pledge online tag (#artistsupportpledge). It started over on Instagram and I think it's lovely concept to ...

Port Isaac Study - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
December 16th, 2019 | Original Artwork, Studio blog

Port Isaac Study

There's been a few wintery scenes on the blog this month, which is fairly standard in the run up to Christmas. But I wanted to switch things up in the final week or so... with a couple of colourful paintings to queue me up for projects starting ...

Rockefeller Christmas Tree - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
November 8th, 2019 | Original Artwork, Studio blog

Rockefeller Christmas Tree

The Rockefeller Christmas Tree, perhaps the most famous Christmas tree in the World? It has been a tradition at Rockefeller Center, in Midtown Manhattan since 1933. The tree is usually a Norway spruce, 69 to 100 feet (21 to ...

Carols Around the Christmas Tree
November 1st, 2019 | Original Artwork, Studio blog

Carols Around the Christmas Tree in Winchester

It almost feels safe to post Christmas illustrations... almost. Every year it's a strange balance between customers who ask after Christmas Cards during the Summer Open Studios (!) and resisting flooding social media with festive images before the ...

May 10th, 2019 | Original Artwork, Studio blog

Bluebell Woods Illustration

Here's that bluebell woods illustration i've been hoping to make. A painted colour study to hopefully brighten up your Friday Afternoon! Simply titled, 'The Bluebell Woods' created with acrylic and ink on paper, 29 x 29 cm.Inspired by the ...