Pernelle Robidoux searches for her creative voice.

Pernelle Robidoux, guest artist at Louise's ARTiculations
Pernelle Robidoux

Since I can remember, I have always loved the arts. Music, drawing, and painting are a passion of mine.

In 2013 I participated in an on-line painting class that ignited my creative spark. I have taken many on-line art classes since then, and I am now trying to put it all together and find my creative voice through practice.

Making art is a way for me to express myself and find some ‘Me’ time which doesn’t always come easy being a mom of four.

At the beginning of 2020, I started an Instagram account which really helped me to create that time and connect with other artists of all levels for support and inspiration. I added a few time lapse videos on my page which show my process. I really enjoy making these quick videos and sharing them to inspire others to create.

Embracing artistic freedom to explore.

I have a passion for portraits; they intrigue me and have so much to say.  The expressive eyes especially have a story to tell.

When you look at one of my portraits from up-close, you can see the different layers and marks that make up the piece which I can never get enough of.  Sometimes it’s also knowing when to stop and not overwork a piece that is tricky. However, each decision is part of the learning process and growing as an artist.

Most of all, I love imperfections, colour, textures, expressive marks, and lines.

Different techniques inspire me: whether it is dry brushing, scribbles, one-line drawings, digital drawing, thick or thin application of paints and layering to create unique colors, all contribute to my works of self-expression. Always exploring, I am finding my creative voice, one brushstroke or line at a time.

I use a variety of mediums like acrylic paints, watercolour pencils, oil pastels, coloured pencils, pens, graphite, inks and anything that makes a mark.

This creative journey of mine is a work in progress, and eventually, I hope to find my voice and become a full time working artist.

My Instagram account is @pernellerobidoux. Hope to see you there 😊

To view other artists who have been featured on my website in the last 3 years, please visit the Guest Artist page.

I am grateful for all the talented, productive artists and creatives from all over the world (photographer, author...) who have appeared on Louise's ARTiculations.

If you are a creative and would like to be featured in this space, please contact me. This feature will continue this year as my goal is to share the wonderful work of all types of creatives.

I do not charge a fee to showcase your creative work!

Many featured guests remain in my circle of friends on social media sites, and some, I have even met in person.

4 Responses

    • I’m thrilled that you enjoy my portraits Vivienne ! Hopefully I have inspired you to try a new medium maybe, have fun !!

  • It is great to see Pernelle’s work on your blog Louise, l I love seeing how people paint faces with such differing feelings and not being afraid to not always create perfection and have fun along the way.

    • Sally that means a lot to me, thank you very much. A lot of practice and telling the little voice in my head to stay in the back seat is a daily challenge. Creating makes me feel alive. Happy creating 🙂

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