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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...