Recent River Ure Project

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…

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…

Summer Classes

July 21st, 2017

Sound Of Mull

March 11th, 2017

It has been a busy and productive week in the studio at Norton Conyers; several paintings have been started and several more have come to completion. The largest of these…

Students’ Work

February 23rd, 2017

Great advances and some fine work by my students at Norton Conyers Studio this week; here’s a random selection. Well done everybody.

Winter Willows, Nunwick

January 29th, 2017

New for the River Ure Project the graphite study and Oil on canvas  


January 21st, 2017

The new season of classes begin on Wed 25th Jan, don’t forget to email or telephone to confirm your place.

Winter At The Studio, Norton Conyers

January 13th, 2017

The sweet smell of woodsmoke from my¬†studio woodburner drifts over the North Lawn at Norton Conyers as winter begins to bite. Walter’s horses, shrouded in horse blankets by day, are…


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