Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Article in Leisure Painter Magazine

It's the last installment on colour in the December issue of Leisure Painter magazine.

All about colour. Part 13, bringing it all together. Steve Strode concludes his 2015 colour series with advice on good working practices and how to progress your skills in 2016.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

River Llugwy Wales

River Llugwy Wales

8ins x 8ins

Oil on 5 mm Ampersand panel.

Original Oil Painting using Michael Harding oils, this study  varnished and ready to hang.

FREE UK POSTAGE: Royal Mail: First Class: Tracked

INTERNATIONAL POSTAGE: Royal Mail: First Class: Tracked

Available on eBay


Thursday, 15 October 2015

Glen Moray Whisky

Glen Moray

16 cm x 8 cm

Oil on the thick card of a whisky box.
Painted from life, this study is varnished and ready to frame. 


WORLDWIDE POSTAGE: Royal Mail: First Class: Signed.

Available on eBay


Sunday, 11 October 2015



Painted on 4 x 4 inch canvas panel

Ready to Hang


Painted from life using Michael Harding oils, this study is varnished and ready to display. No need for holes in your wall, simply attach by the Velcro tabs.

Available on eBay


Friday, 9 October 2015

Leisure Painter Article

The penultimate article of the year is in the November issue of Leisure Painter which is in the shops now.

Part 12: As you mix interesting greys this month, you'll also learn how to tint, tone and shade affects of your paintings. Steve Strode demonstrates the importance of working on the subtleties.

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Exhibition at Gallery in Liverpool

I have work in a group exhibition for a couple of weeks at the Gallery in Liverpool showing still life,  and landscape paintings. See below for details.

Preview: Friday 25 September 19.00. All Welcome.
Exhibition runs until Friday 9 October 2015
An exhibition of locally acclaimed artists who will be exhibiting an eclectic display of their work.
Peter Cameron, Marianna Whitehorn, Charlie Frais, Faye Pearson Jones, Danny Johns, Steve Strode, Dave Garnett, Alisha Hutchinson & Roland Keogh.
Free Admission. All welcome!

First Floor, The Courtyard
41 Stanhope St
Liverpool L8 5RE
T: +44 (0) 151 709 2442
E: arts@thegalleryliverpool.co.uk


Monday - Friday 10.30am - 4.00pm
Closed on Saturday & Sunday and in between exhibitions.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Article in this months Leisure Painter

Article 11 of 13 is in this months Leisure Painter, here's the blurb. 

'The self portrait. How to set up your pose, mix the colours and paint a self-portrait fit to win a competition with Steve Strode. Don't be shy:show us your best side!'

Why not have a crack at the competition which closes on the 6th of November, see the magazine or http://www.painters-online.co.uk for more details.