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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 ...

Winchester Magazine Spring Issue 2019 - Cover Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
April 2nd, 2019 | Studio blog

Winchester Magazine Spring Issue

Wonderful to be back on the Winchester Magazine cover this month, with my 'Winchester From the Westgate' painting. The painting was used for the promotion on the recent Painted Cities exhibition so it seemed like a natural crossover to use it on ...

Signing up to Open Studios 2019

I'm really pleased to have the opportunity to join Hampshire Open Studios 2019 this August. I'll be opening up the doors again on my illustrators cabin across the whole week and we'll probably be setting up another little exhibition 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 ...

Meet the Artist - Painted Cities Exhibition, Artist Jonathan Chapman
March 26th, 2019 | Exhibitions & Events, Studio blog

‘Meet the Artist’ Event

This weekend (30th and 31st of March) the Painted Cities exhibition will be coming to a close and we are holding a 'meet the artist' event on Saturday to celebrate the end of a successful show. Join us at the City Space, Winchester Discovery ...

Lofoten Islands Norway - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
March 18th, 2019 | Studio blog, World Series 2018

No. 27 – Lofoten Islands, Norway

I'm finally back on the World Series trail! although I wont be posting in this series quite as often as last year, i'm certainly hoping to build on those initial 26 paintings and create a larger collection of views from fascinating locations ...

Winchester colouring pages - illustration by Jonathan Chapman
March 15th, 2019 | Colouring Pages, Studio blog

Winchester Colouring Pages

I've been meaning to create some colour in sheets for a while now, it seems quite a natural thing to make from my line-heavy compositions. With the Painted Cities exhibition still going on, it was nice to be able to add a couple of Winchester ...

Winchester Buttercross Diorama
March 8th, 2019 | Paper Diorama, Studio blog

Winchester Buttercross Diorama

This isn't my first experiment with cutting out my images, but i've recently found myself drawn back to the idea and started playing with some new little compositions. Here's a small study of the Winchester Buttercross set in front of the ...

Painted Cities Book - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

Painted Cities Book

It's here! my first little book has arrived from the printers! yay! i'm quite excited for this as i've had the idea of creating little books from a series of work for ages. The current exhibition seemed like the perfect excuse to get some made, ...

The Artist Magazine
March 1st, 2019 | Studio blog

The Artist Magazine Feature

Exciting times! I've been featured in the April edition of 'The Artist' - interviewed by the wonderful Felix Rowe. I was delighted to talk to Felix about my creative journey and how my style has developed since starting my degree at Newcastle ...

February 22nd, 2019 | Exhibitions & Events, Studio blog

Painted Cities – Exhibition Walkthrough

This is my first attempt at an exhibition walkthrough, a little glimpse into the City Space at Winchester Discovery Centre.I need to practice my camera movements and get over that cringing feeling when hearing your own voice played back... but ...