Located in Kenya and now a part of New Zealand, Gordon Pembridge has enjoyed a wonderful relationship with nature. With a rich talent in painting and wood works, Pembridge has always made us of the natural elements available to enhance his paintings and portray them in an excellent manner, which includes the hand-painted and carved wooden vessels that he has created.
The art work created by Pembridge makes use of a woodturning process and a sculpting technique so that the timber is brought into proper shape. After getting the desired shape, he hand-carves the wood into patterns of different kinds and then does a lot of decoration using foliage, animals and other natural motifs that basically draw inspiration from his two places of residences: New Zealand and Kenya. It makes use of incisions that is bright in color and has intricate incisions; which makes it a wonderful work of wood.
Pembridge is talented at multiple levels. Not only does he paint make use of woodturning and painting, but a variety of other arts such as engraving, illustration, graphic design and photography. Although the mediums he uses differ greatly, he proves his love for nature in each of his art form. If you are interested to know more about his creations that are inspired by nature, you can visit his website and you would love it!
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