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

Philosophy: this category of my blog is a catch-all, and its articles and videos focus on my art theories as well as on my philosophies about life.

When your friend likes bad art / Quand votre ami apprécie de l’art horrible

2018 . 05 . 19 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

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It’s a painful realization. C’est une prise de conscience douleureuse.

Artists are magical. / Les artistes sont magiques.

2018 . 05 . 14 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

rainbow cow-unicorn

And we should never forget it. Et il ne faut pas l’oublier.

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.

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.

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?

The mistranslation of the Little Prince / L’erreur de traduction chez le Petit Prince

2018 . 02 . 15 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

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One word changes everything. Un mot change tout.

Randomness / Le hasard

2018 . 02 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

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My grief has me thinking. Mon deuil me fait penser.

Someone left their hand on my lap. Does anyone know who it belongs to?

2018 . 02 . 01 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

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It was a faint tickle on the skin over my ribs. The touch itself was innocent enough, but I was in a darkened movie theater, and a stranger had just sat down next to me.

My complicated rainbow heart / Mon cœur en arc-en-ciel compliqué

2018 . 01 . 22 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

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A video about pretty things and difficult ones too. Une vidéo qui parle de belles choses et de choses plus difficiles aussi.

Painting bugs / Peindre des insectes

2018 . 01 . 08 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

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Bugs can teach us plenty. Les insectes peuvent nous apprendre plein de choses.

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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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