Lynne Chapman

Lynne Chapman
I have been an illustrator for nearly 30 years and have more than 30 published books, 4 of which I've also written. I am also an Urban Sketchers correspondent and run Urban Sketchers Yorkshire. You can see all my books and browse my sketchbooks on my website. Another aspect of my work is my events: I do around 50 days of educational/inspirational work a year, both in the UK and abroad.
Post-40 Bloggers - Lynne Chapman sketch
Art materials have evolved since those school day art classes involving overalls and horrid soggy paintbrushes. Lynne Chapman, a professional illustrator, reviews Derwent's fabulous Inktense and Graphitint watercolour drawing pencils. Easy to store and fun to use - they might be just the tools you need to persuade you...
Watercolour, Venice, Graham Brace, Derwent Pencils
Having seen my Inktense sketches on this blog, my Mum said she fancied having a play with watercolour pencils. But she needed advice on where to start, so I wrote her some tips and ideas about how to get the feel for them. Having done it, I realised that some of...
The Bills Ireby Festival sketch, credit Lynne Chapman
Many of us are already familiar with Lynne Chapman’s gorgeous pastel illustrations for children’s books such as ‘Bears on the Stairs’, ‘Jumble Grumble’ and ‘Dragon’s Dinner’. In her blog, ‘An Illustrator’s Life For Me’, Lynne shares with us not only the many steps that go into becoming a published...