Back in the Groove

Happy New Year everyone! It’s been a sluggish start to 2024 for us. Lots of tricky mornings getting the kids to school during the cold weather. Plenty of admin and jobs to do around the house. It can feel impossible to really get going with ...

No.30 – Auckland

I've been looking forward to sharing this scene with you. It's a commission of Auckland in New Zealand for our wonderful friends Hannah and Alex. They worked over there a few years ago and wanted a memory of their time living in the city. I'm ...

January 17th, 2020 | Private Commissions, Studio blog

Florence Triptych (Commission)

Robert and Clare came along to the open studio in the Summer and talked to me about a possible commission. We discussed a few options but settled on this lovely Florence triptych which I can now share with you. These 20 x 20 cm chunky ...

Black and white photo of the London Skyline, with the dome of St Paul's Cathedral lit with sunlight - Photo by illustrator Jonathan Chapman

Monday Inspiration: London Wandering

Sometimes I think there is nothing better than arriving on a train and wandering from the station out into the city. I particularly enjoy it when there's no where I need to be, so that your feet can get carried away and discover something ...

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, ...

Zurich Rooftops - Original acrylic and ink painting on canvas - Illustration by Jonathan Chapman
April 4th, 2018 | News and Blog, Studio blog

Zurich Rooftops

A new canvas to share with you today titled: 'Zurich Rooftops'. It's a personal project, and i've been working on finding the right composition of Zurich for a little while now... so this is the result of a few different sketches, collaging some ...

Canary Wharf - London Skyline
August 10th, 2017 | News and Blog, Studio blog

London Skyline

A couple of new cityscapes to share with you today. Skylines that illustrate the rising towers over the London horizon. These urban scenes are always interesting to me, the abstract shapes and architectural details form sharp contrasts with an ...

Jonathan Chapman painting Rennweg Zurich.jpg
September 2nd, 2016 | Studio blog

Rennweg Zurich

Here is an illustration of the 'Rennweg' in Zurich. A Rennweg apparently being a medieval main road that carried horse and cart. It's now one of the most popular attractions in Zurich, known for it's colourful display of Canton flags. At the ...

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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