Studio Profile - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

Projects & Comissioning

Available for freelance projects or private commissions, contact the studio for availability and to discuss your ideas ...

Buy Original Artwork - Paintings Available for Sale

Buy Original Artwork – Paintings Available for Sale

Looking for original artwork? Having trained as a Fine Artist, I still cling to my traditional methods and love nothing better than seeing my work on display in it's original form ...

My Top 10 Creative Influences

My Top 10 Creative Influences

Here’s a list of my top 10 creative influences, artists that have inspired and shaped my own work. Some of these I have always been aware of, some of them were spotted by very observant friends ...

Painted Cities Exhibition Jonathan Chapman
February 4th, 2019 | Exhibitions & Events, Studio blog

Painted Cities Opens

It was a quiet January on the studio blog as I purposely avoided the computer to give me more time making artwork ahead of my big Winchester exhibition. Lots of preparation and planning, reframing originals and trying to finish the big key ...

January 25th, 2019 | Studio blog

The City of Winchester

I spent the last full week before Christmas completing the final details on a few commercial projects. Including six full page and full colour images for an upcoming Business title that will be exciting to talk about in the months ahead. I have ...

Truro Cathedral in Blue - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman - England Originals
December 14th, 2018 | Studio blog

Truro Cathedral in Blue

Here's some featured artwork from the new England Originals project. The number of cities had expanded this year to include Truro, Canterbury, Worcester and the City of London. So I had the pleasure of working on some new skylines (new for me ...

England Originals App - Featuring Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
December 13th, 2018 | Studio blog

England Originals App

The makers of England's Heritage Cities have just launched an update to their UK travel app, renamed as England Originals. As well as additional destinations, they have now included exciting new features which take advantage of augmented ...

2018 Christmas Prize Draw - illustration by Jonathan Chapman
December 11th, 2018 | Studio blog

2018 Christmas Prize Draw

This week i’ve been hand painting a few decorations for our Christmas tree. If you’d like to win the large bauble in the picture for your tree, ill be running a prize draw over on social media (Instagram, Facebook). To enter, all you have ...

Painted Cities Exhibition - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
December 7th, 2018 | Exhibitions & Events, Studio blog

Painted Cities Exhibition

Delighted to tell you about a big solo exhibition I have coming up early next year, called Painted Cities. The Hampshire Cultural Trust has invited me to show at the City Space at Winchester Discovery Centre from 2nd Feb - March 31st.It's a big ...

December 3rd, 2018 | Monday Inspiration, Studio blog

Eye Test Colours

A short post for your Monday inspiration this week. Nicky recently discovered this wonderful eye test book, full of colour plates designed as an analog test for colour blindness. There's a wide variety of greens, oranges, greys... each plate a ...

Christmas Wrapping Paper
November 27th, 2018 | Studio blog

Christmas Wrapping Paper Design

The idea for this Christmas wrapping pattern has been swimming around in my head for a couple of years now! and every year time creeps away from me and the Christmas rush swallows up any spare moments in the studio.But this year I have been ...

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 ...

Wisley Wander - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
November 19th, 2018 | Monday Inspiration, Studio blog

Wisley Wander

Last weekend we took a trip over to Wisley to get some fresh air out in the gardens and let the kids run off some steam in the play areas. It was wonderful to find plenty of colour still on the trees. Even where the leaves had fallen, you could ...