Gordon Pembridge Wildlife Artist

Studio Update

This painting is still progressing well in the studio. This week I get to block in the giraffe with basic colour, the excitement builds. Now the painting starts to flow with more tonal information to […]

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Studio Update

I enjoy this stage of a painting. The layers of paint on the subject beginning to render full colour. After some of the hard work building the background I now need to get the main […]

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Studio Update

I find I get to that stage in a painting without fail. After the learning lessons of process and technique along with surviving the messy stage, a few areas in the painting start to form […]

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Studio Update

I am pleased with the progress so far although I have much to do on this painting. Mainly still the underpainting at this stage. I have been working on the trees in the background, here […]

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Studio Update

I am now getting through the “messy” stage of the colour block in. Without fail I always find lessons in my work, sometimes frustrations, it is here that perseverance helps, there are always things to […]

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Studio Update

Progressing well. I always think a painting looks great when you have done the initial sketch on the canvas. The messy stage then has to happen with the colour block in. Even though this stage […]

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New Beginnings

Exciting and always a challenge starting a new painting. For me this is quite a large painting of a beautiful and graceful moment that I experienced early in the morning when the air is still […]

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Studio Update

August 8 2023 Some more progress. Images today showing stages of carving and painting. Slowly but surely this piece of work is developing into the piece of wildlife artwork that I wanted it to. Although […]

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Studio Update

July 21 2023 Now for the detailed part of the carving. I have made progress with the third pass of the carving stage slowly bringing the imagery into focus with smaller carving bits. Here one […]

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Studio Update

July 17 2023 Weeks of work along with steady progress. It is interesting as a wildlife artist how time just evaporates as I work. One of the key points that I always remind myself is […]

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