Gordon Pembridge Wildlife Artist

Arid Serendipity

I am very pleased to have finished this painting. I hope you all enjoy this update. The warm morning light beautifully rendering this peaceful scene. The thrill of accidentally happening upon such a moment, the […]

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Studio Update

I love this stage of the painting, the final touchups, fixing the small mistakes, rendering the small nuances that make all the difference. Feeling the real and fulfilling satisfaction of an idea and an experience […]

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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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