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


Feeling the harmonies / Ressentir les harmonies

2018 . 04 . 23 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

couple love art


A video about words that make images stronger. Une vidéo à propos des mots qui rendent les images plus fortes.


The song in your heart / La chanson dans votre cœur

2018 . 04 . 16 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

canary bird art


How is your canary doing? Comment va-t-il, votre canari?


“The people who don’t get it can catch up.”

2018 . 04 . 11 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

Amy Sherald


Amy Sherald is getting some pushback for her portrait of Michelle Obama and I love the way she’s handling it.


Thanking artists who inspire me / Remercier les artistes qui m’inspirent

2018 . 04 . 09 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Tabitha Vevers' art


This piece by Tabitha Vevers deserves recognition. Cette œuvre de Tabitha Vevers mérite d’être reconnue.


Why artists need so much validation / Pourquoi les artistes ont besoin de tant de reconnaissance

2018 . 04 . 02 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

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And why we often don’t get as much as we need. Et pourquoi souvent nous ne recevons pas autant que nous avons besoin.


The tip of the iceberg / Le sommet de l’iceberg

2018 . 03 . 28 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

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Painting a polar bear and focusing on positivity. Peindre un ours polaire et se concentrer sur la positivité.


American ritual / Rituel américain

2018 . 03 . 24 - Comments / Commentaires (7)

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I’m tired of living in fear. Je n’ai pas envie d’avoir peur tout le temps.


Crosshatch painting / La peinture à hachures

2018 . 03 . 19 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

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Why I put those little marks all over a regular painting. Pourquoi je mets toutes ces petites marques sur une peinture normale.


The success of mediocre art / Le succès de l’art médiocre

2018 . 03 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (6)

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Art is always successful for the same reason, whether it’s well-made or not. L’art réussit toujours pour la même raison, que l’œuvre soit bien faite ou non.


Everybody else has it easier. / La vie est plus facile pour les autres.

2018 . 03 . 05 - Comments / Commentaires (7)

duck art


Or do they? Ou est-ce vraiment le cas?


Living simply / Vivre avec simplicité

2018 . 03 . 01 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

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It’s part of being a full-time artist. Ça fait partie d’être artiste à plein temps.


Painting in a traditional realist style is like doing a cover song.

2018 . 02 . 26 - Comments / Commentaires (11)


A video about why I love Amy Sherald’s portrait of Michelle Obama.

[version française]


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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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