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Winchester Independents

Winchester Independent Paper Studies

Bringing it closer to home with a couple of Winchester Independent establishments this week. The architecture around the city is fascinating, so here’s a couple of building studies on paper to add to my growing illustrated version of ...

Barnsley Town Hall Detail - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
March 20th, 2020 | #Painted Cities, Studio blog

Barnsley Town Hall

In the Summer/Autumn of last year I sent a number of my Grand Canal, Venice greeting cards up to the Cooper Gallery in Barnsley. The gallery shop stocked them alongside their Venice exhibition. Since then i've sent a number of other designs up for ...

December 4th, 2019 | #Painted Cities, Materials, Studio blog

New Portable Art Materials – in the Wild

Delighted to get out of the studio this week for some open air sketching. I'd just managed to finish the last of my big Christmas commissions and I had some new materials to play with! What's in the Travel Bag? I've got some lovely ...

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 ...

Somerset House in summer - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
March 29th, 2019 | #Painted Cities, Studio blog

Somerset House in Summer

Here's a new city image, 'Somerset House in Summer'. One that I decided to pull from my little black notebook of scenes i'd like to find time to paint (it's quite a full notebook these days!). Some of you may have spotted that I have painted ...