Archive for August, 2017

Vistas Of Longing

August 28th, 2017

As part of the ‘In The Footsteps Of Turner’ project, David Stead has been working on tv film called ‘Vistas of Longing – Painters and Their Landscapes’, with a film…

Birthday Present

August 26th, 2017

A happy man with his wife’s birthday present direct from the studio today. Nice one David.

More filming

August 23rd, 2017

Pressure’s on in the studio today as I’m filmed attempting to bring my latest painting to somewhere near completion. The documentary -film is by German tv production company Gebrueder-Beetz about…

Filming Norham

August 20th, 2017

I spent yesterday on the banks of the river Tweed making studies of Norham Castle for a German tv film about JMW Turner. In the morning we did some location…

Evening Cathedral, Ripon (In the Footsteps of Turner)

August 14th, 2017

Acrylic & mixed media on canvas 59″ x 59″ Turner visited Ripon on his major expedition north in 1797 and again in 1816, on the latter occasion collecting subjects to…

News Flash

August 10th, 2017

David has been asked to collaborate with German film production company Gebrueder Beetz on a film about JMW Turner in the north of England. The film, part of a five…

‘Wind Against Tide, Dunstanburgh’ (In the Footsteps of Turner)

August 6th, 2017

‘Wind Against Tide, Dunstanburgh’, oil on canvas 80cm x 80cm This is one of David’s favourite places to visit and to paint. Remote and beautiful, it has remained largely unchanged…


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