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  • New from my YouTube channel:

    My thoughts on what you might carry when painting outside:  

  • Teaching At Norton Conyers

    It was nice to be teaching again this week and for the first time in my own studio. It takes a while to get used to a new working space but having other…

  • Norton Conyers House

    Norton Conyers House and garden are open this bank holiday weekend (Sat, Sun, Mon). The gardens are bursting into life at the moment and well worth a visit. I will be working…

  • London

    I was in London this week to deliver an oil painting to some lovely customers. The Thames changed colour from minute to minute but I liked its brown hues the best. I…

  • Ripon Canal

      David Stead has been working on a series of pictures in mixed media on handmade paper. this new work is of Ripon canal. The Ripon Canal was built by the canal…

  • Sea Life

    David has been working at the coast recently and this is reflected in many of the new works appearing on the site at the moment:  

  • New set of mounted prints

    We have a new set of mounted prints arriving in the David Stead Gallery this week; all are from original pen and ink drawings by David Stead. Each print is 10″ x 8″,…

  • Canvas Prints

    I have finally found a printer I can trust to make prints of my paintings. Mark takes infinite care to make sure that the colours are right and the ‘feel’ of the…

  • Cards

      New cycling and art cards available at the gallery and online:  

  • New Painting Course

    David will be teaching a new course at The Stable Gallery, Old Sleningford beginning on Wed 29th January 2014. The course will run for a 10 wk term (with a half term…