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Figurative Art & Illustration

I use traditional painting and hand drawn inks to create colourful landscapes inspired by real places. I love distinctive architecture, spending my time discovering new locations & mapping them with my sketchbook and camera ...

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Browse my growing collection of art prints, posters, greeting cards and gifts. Buy online, arrange a studio visit or find a stockist near you ...

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I'm available for freelance projects or private commissions, contact the studio for availability and to discuss your ideas ...


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November 6th, 2023 | Studio blog

Itchen Abbas Christmas Fair

Last year I volunteered to help out with the PTA. Somehow bagging the role of treasurer. It’s nice to give back to a small village school, which provides such a wonderful supportive environment for both our kids. There are some wonderful events ...

Weihnachtsmarkt Hamburg - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman

Weihnachtsmarkt Hamburg

This year has been full of festive scenes, I guess it’s become one of my specialities? I enjoy the challenge of them and they seem to hit the right level of twee/decorative to work well on product packaging, cards and my favourite ceramic tree ...

November 1st, 2023 | New In Stock, Shop, Travel Illustration

World Travel Calendar 2024

I recently picked my 12 different destination illustrations for next years’ travel calendar. And it’s a joy to have the freshly printed pages arrive in the studio. Here are some previews of the artworks I’ve chosen. A mixture of new pieces ...

September 30th, 2023 | Studio blog

New Space and an Old Vista

The builders have now packed up and moved on, leaving us with a deathly quiet and some wonderful new family space 🙂. We finally have a kitchen where we can host… or even just a clean and calm space to escape for a coffee. My studio is ...

August 29th, 2023 | Studio blog

What’s my name again?

Well i'm FINALLY back in the studio today after a prolonged absence. Despite much planning and naive hope of remaining at our home through most of our building work; we ended up moving out of Couch Green for about 7 weeks! Due to some very kind ...

July 8th, 2023 | #Sports&Festivals, Studio blog

Lords Cricket Ground

It’s been a busy Summer of sport and I’ve been trying to find the time to share this results of my latest illustration; a depiction of Lords cricket ground in London. It’s often referred to as the ‘Home of cricket’ and has been idly on my ...

Glastonbury Colouring Page

I hope everyone who made it along to the festival had a wonderful time! Another year has gone by where i'm making the most of the BBC coverage and celebrating my own little Glastonbury here in the studio... Highlights were definitely Elton and ...

June 21st, 2023 | #SmallSeasons, Studio blog

Yohena Hydrangea Garden (Geshi 夏至 ) Reaching Summer

As we head towards the start of Summer proper, here's a Japan inspired landscape painting featuring the Hydrangea Garden at Yohena, Okinawa. Following the fascinating micro seasons guide we have reached Geshi. This colour study is inspired by one ...

June 16th, 2023 | Studio blog

Building Work & TMS

What a scorching week it has been here in Hampshire ☀️ (and by the sounds of things all across the UK). I’ve been extremely grateful for the shade provided by the old apple tree that stands beside my studio. It really does reduce ...

Marlborough Poppy Fields - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
June 1st, 2023 | #SmallSeasons, Studio blog

Marlborough Poppy Fields (Bōshu 芒種 ) Seeds & Cereals

I have been enjoying my walks (and occasional runs) around our local fields. I'm sure it's rather cliché to say that i've been feeling inspired and rather challenged by the landscape. But seeing as my work usually involves some form of ...

Books & Catalogues - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
Books & Catalogues - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
Books & Catalogues - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
Books & Catalogues - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
Books & Catalogues - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
Books & Catalogues - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
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