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Alresford Broad Street - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
June 28th, 2019 | #Painted Cities, Studio blog

Broad Street, Alresford

Enjoying the sunshine? ☀️😀 Here's a sunny new street scene from Hampshire... 'Broad Street, Alresford' 38 x 20 cm created with acrylic and ink on paper. Alresford (pronounced Allsford) is a handsome Georgian town of ...

Year of Covers - Winchester Magazine
June 24th, 2019 | Studio blog

A Year of Covers

Celebrating a full year of covers for Winchester Magazine! The new Summer edition is out today and it completes the set we started in Autumn last year. Huge thanks to Liz and her team for showcasing my work across the seasons! My year of ...

The Edinburgh Art Book
June 21st, 2019 | Studio blog

The Edinburgh Art Book

One of my illustrations 'Edinburgh Castle' has been included in a new art book 'The city through the eyes of it's artists'. Although i'm not a resident illustrator it was a regular place of pilgrimage from my time in Newcastle (usually a small car ...

The Churchill Arms - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
May 20th, 2019 | #Pub Paintings, Studio blog

# Pub Paintings – The Churchill Arms, Kensington

‘The Churchill Arms, Kensington’ acrylic & ink on 20x20cm canvas. Previously known as the “Church-on-the-hill” the pub was given a new name after the Second World War. It is known for its extravagant floral displays! The pub sits ...

Painting of the Westgate in Winchester Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
May 14th, 2019 | Paper Diorama, Studio blog

God Begot House & The Westgate Museum

A couple of new paper dioramas to show you today, featuring well known Winchester landmarks. The cut out illustration below is of the Westgate Museum viewed from the city side. Along with the Kingsgate it is one of two surviving fortified ...

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 ...

The Crown and Two Chairmen - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
May 1st, 2019 | #Pub Paintings, Studio blog

# Pub Paintings – The Crown & Two Chairmen

I've had a tradition of creating smaller canvases alongside my bigger feature work. I like the way these mini pieces can focus in on one building and provide some detailed little narratives. These stories are usually inspired by actual ...

Monday Inspiration Bluebell Woods - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
April 29th, 2019 | Monday Inspiration, Studio blog

Monday Inspiration: The Bluebell Woods

It's become an annual inspirational pilgrimage to visit the electric colour of the bluebell woods and this weekend we managed to make it along with the kids. It's just a couple of miles up the road to Micheldever Woods, one of the best places to ...

April 20th, 2019 | Stockist, Studio blog

In Stock at the Somerset House Shop

I have my first stockist in Central London! The Somerset House shop is now stocking my illustrated greeting cards. They have a nice selection of my London scenes available, including a card that features my recent Somerset House in Summer ...

Black and white photo of the London Skyline, with the dome of St Paul's Cathedral lit with sunlight - Photo by illustrator Jonathan Chapman

Monday Inspiration: London Wandering

Sometimes I think there is nothing better than arriving on a train and wandering from the station out into the city. I particularly enjoy it when there's no where I need to be, so that your feet can get carried away and discover something ...