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Artist Gwenn Seemel’s bilingual blog about art, portraiture, free culture, and feminism.

The rejected artist / L’artiste rejeté

2017 . 08 . 21 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

octopus heart drawing

It’s the way of things for an artist, but it doesn’t have to be depressing. La vie est comme ça pour un artiste, mais ce n’est pas obligatoirement déprimant.

Angry art / L’art en colère

2017 . 08 . 19 - Comments / Commentaires (9)

Trump painting by Gwenn Seemel

This is my presidential portrait. Voici mon portrait présidentiel.

Comment promouvoir votre art sur les réseaux sociaux

2017 . 08 . 17 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Gwenn Seemel YouTube

Quelques astuces pour rendre votre marketing en ligne plus efficace.

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The fine art of burning bridges (and building new ones)

2017 . 08 . 14 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

New Jersey artist Gwenn Seemel

Sometimes it’s good for your art career to tell people off.

Joyful serenity / Une grande sérénité joyeuse

2017 . 08 . 13 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Framablog Gwenn Seemel

When an interview question becomes a life answer. Quand une question d’entrevue devient une réponse pour la vie.

Seeing you, seeing me / Vous voir, me voir

2017 . 08 . 07 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

painting of Marvin Levitt by Gwenn Seemel

How I ended up painting Marvin Levitt’s portrait. Comment j’ai fini par peindre le portrait de Marvin Levitt.

All the ways artists spend money

2017 . 08 . 03 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

shark art

Getting a handle on your expenses does wonders for your confidence and your career.

How to commission an artist / Comment commander une œuvre d’art

2017 . 07 . 31 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

painterly portrait of a man

In this video I provide three tips for making the process fun. Dans cette vidéo je vous donne trois astuces pour rendre le processus plus positif.

Most people don’t want you to fail in your art career.

2017 . 07 . 27 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

Gwenn Seemel hummingbird art

I haven’t done an official survey, but I’m pretty sure that I’m right on this.

Are you qualified to be an artist? / Êtes-vous qualifié pour être artiste?

2017 . 07 . 24 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

Gwenn Seemel

This question is a great learning opportunity. Cette question vous donne la possibilité d’apprendre plein de choses intéressantes.

Inspiration for a body of work / L’inspiration pour une collection d’œuvres

2017 . 07 . 17 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Gwenn Seemel

How I came up with Empathetic Magic. Comment je suis arrivée à La magie empathique.

How I’ve treated my endometriosis: navigating the doctor’s ego

2017 . 07 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (5)


Five years ago today, I had what will hopefully be my last surgery.

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My name is Gwenn Seemel. I live on Long Beach Island in New Jersey, USA. I’m a full-time artist who blogs in French as well as in English. More...

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