Studio blog
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 ...

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 ...