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


Drawing: this category of my blog includes all articles and videos that show my drawings on paper and my digital drawings.

Rage drawings / Des croquis furieux

2018 . 06 . 04 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

Darth Trump drawing Gwenn Seemel


A treatment for depression. Un traitement pour la dépression.


“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.


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

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

Gwenn Seemel's art


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


Drawing a cobra / Dessiner un cobra

2018 . 01 . 18 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

cobra drawing


The art of turning mistakes into discoveries. L’art de transformer les erreurs en découvertes.


It’s people not objects that allow artists to make a living.

2017 . 09 . 21 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

text


If only artists understood.


Drawing a butterfly / Dessiner un papillon

2017 . 08 . 31 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

monarch butterfly drawing


There’s never a perfect time to make art. Il n’y a jamais un moment parfait pour créer de l’art.


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.


Drawing a hawk

2017 . 06 . 19 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

hawk drawing


Maybe I like hawks so much right now because I’m losing my distance vision as I get older.


Drawing a rabbit

2017 . 05 . 18 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

rabbit art


I like to share these process videos, because I like to think that everybody can draw confidently with pens.


Drawing Frida, the bear, and the television

2017 . 05 . 04 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Gwenn Seemel drawing


In this video, I explain the choices I made to create the image.


Drawing year

2017 . 04 . 27 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

blue frog art


It’s been a little more than a year since I upped the prices of my drawings on paper.


Patreon and supporting artists on a monthly basis / Patreon et donner aux artistes chaque mois

2017 . 04 . 06 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Frida with bear and television


There’s a long history of communities supporting artists. Il y a une longue histoire de communautés qui soutiennent les artistes.


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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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