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

Uncopyright: this category of my blog includes articles and videos that discuss copyright, free culture, and imitation in art.

How to free your art from copyright / Comment libérer votre art du droit d’auteur

2018 . 05 . 30 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Gwenn Seemel

The six steps towards freedom. Les six étapes sur le chemin du libre.

How to know if you copied too much / Comment savoir si on a trop copié

2018 . 04 . 30 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

Edvard Munch and Gwenn Seemel

Three ways of answering. Trois manières de répondre.

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.

The Patreon fee-asco and 3 tips for artists who don’t want to get screwed by companies

2017 . 12 . 14 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

Patreon logo

At least we can all learn something from Patreon’s bad choices.

The point of activism

2017 . 12 . 04 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

light switch

Perfection doesn’t help anyone.

[version française]

Le but du militantisme

2017 . 12 . 04 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

interrupteur de lumiere

La perfection n’aide personne.

[English version]

Rules that aren’t laws / Des règles qui ne sont pas des lois

2017 . 09 . 28 - Comments / Commentaires (6)

Gwenn Seemel

I want to get better at questioning the world. J’ai envie de questionner le monde plus souvent.

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

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


If only artists understood.

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.

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 artists decide what to sell and what to give away

2017 . 05 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Justyne Fischer's art

In this rebooted article from Professional Artist magazine, Justyne Fischer shares her wisdom as well as her beautiful art.

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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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