Face Making

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

Français: this category of my blog includes all posts that are bilingual or are in French.

Respect is not a scarce resource. / Le respect n’est pas une ressource rare.

2017 . 04 . 24 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

Gwenn Seemel painting

Even though some people weirdly insist that it is. Même si certaines personnes insistent bizarrement que c’est le cas.

Reuse / Réutiliser

2017 . 04 . 20 - Comments / Commentaires (8)

Gwenn Seemel

Because waste isn’t sexy. Parce que le gaspillage n’est pas cool.

Why I say “fat” / Pourquoi je dis «grosse»

2017 . 04 . 17 - Comments / Commentaires (12)

Gwenn Seemel with painting

Talking about fat people is often delicate. Parler de personnes grosses est souvent délicat.

Time tracking / Suivi du temps

2017 . 04 . 10 - Comments / Commentaires (0)


What I learned from doing it. Ce que j’ai appris en le faisant.

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.

Digging in / Creuser

2017 . 04 . 03 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

black and white painted portrait

It’s much more interesting than discovery. C’est beaucoup plus intéressant que la découverte.

Miniature treasures / Trésors en miniature

2017 . 03 . 30 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

baby conch shells

I love my macro lens. J’adore mon objectif macro.

A little artist secret / Un petit secret d’artiste

2017 . 03 . 27 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Creative Capital

Why my art gets featured in the press and why I receive so many opportunities. Pourquoi la presse parle tant de mon art et pourquoi je reçois tant d’opportunités.

What I want from artists / Ce que je veux des artistes

2017 . 03 . 20 - Comments / Commentaires (13)

Gwenn Seemel Patreon art

My motivation for supporting artists is more complicated than I expected. Ma motivation pour soutenir un artiste est plus compliquée que je ne le croyais.

I remember. / Je me souviens.

2017 . 03 . 18 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

Quebec winter

I’m home from giving a keynote in Quebec! Je rentre d’une conférence au Québec!

A special purple / Un violet particulier

2017 . 03 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Gwenn Seemel

Each painting provides a new challenge. Chaque tableau représente un nouveau défi.

Un titre regrettable

2017 . 03 . 10 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Gwenn Seemel portrait

Quand vous créez et publiez votre art sans cesse, vous ne pouvez pas l’éviter: il va avoir des erreurs de temps en temps.

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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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