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  • A New Video From David Stead Studio

    https://youtu.be/-O9DzW7yD74
  • New from my YouTube channel:

    My thoughts on what you might carry when painting outside:  

  • Fountains Journey

    I’ve started an oil on canvas 1200mm x 600mm of Fountains Abbey as part of the ‘In the Footsteps of Turner’ series. It’s from a mixed media piece I did recently and…

  • 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┬ábut 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…

  • Foxhounds #3

    The composition is complete but the painting itself has a long way to go. The original painting is oil on canvas & measures 61.5 cm x 112 cm; we will be making…

  • 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…

  • Prints

    Some of the paintings from the River Ure Project are available as large scale signed, limited edition prints, including ‘Bend In The River’. The print measures 824mm x 540mm and is printed…

  • Painting Froe Creek

  • Framing

      Framing can be a difficult issue: to frame or not to frame, and if you do, what size, what colour, should it be gilded? A trusted framer is an invaluable asset…

  • The Cards Have Arrived!

    I haven’t had time to post on here for a while as my time has been taken up with the design and production of a new range of David Stead greetings cards.…