Face Making

Artist Gwenn Seemel’s bilingual blog about all the faces she makes while painting faces and other things.


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

Being my own art historian

2015 . 01 . 22 - Comments / Commentaires (3)


While trying to date this piece of decorative art that I made as a teenager, I learned a little something about the artist I am today.


The psychology of self-portraiture / La psychologie de l’autoportrait

2015 . 01 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

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There are five factors that influence how an artist portrays themselves. Il y a cinq facteurs qui influencent la façon dont un artiste se dépeint.


I haven’t changed a bit.

2015 . 01 . 08 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Gwenn


I like to think I have, but a recent look through a family photo album revealed that I’m still who I was at sixteen in many ways.


Piglets and mudita / Les petits cochons et mudita

2014 . 12 . 22 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

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Baby animals and a Buddhist concept sum up nicely what I’d like for the world. Ces animaux et ce concept bouddhiste résument bien ce que j’aimerais voir dans le monde.


Negative emotions in art / Les émotions négatives dans l’art

2014 . 12 . 08 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

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They’re not something I like to focus on, but they have come up recently. Je préfère ne pas me concentrer sur ce genre de chose, mais ce type de sentiment est présent ces jours-ci.


A big orange cat / Un gros chat orange

2014 . 12 . 03 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

painted tiger


How a kitty gave me the courage to open a tube of paint. Comment un chat m’a donné le courage dont j’avais besoin pour ouvrir un tube de peinture.


Sharing creativity / Partager la créativité

2014 . 11 . 24 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

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The creative process is often full of unexpected twists and turns. La créativité passe souvent par des chemins inattendus.


Affordable / Abordable

2014 . 11 . 10 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

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It’s important to me that my art be something that lots of people can enjoy. Il est important pour moi que beaucoup de gens puissent profiter de mon art.


The big break / La grande opportunité

2014 . 10 . 27 - Comments / Commentaires (6)

Gwenn Seemel


Artists focus on getting one way too much. Les artistes se concentrent beaucoup trop sur la possibilité d’en obtenir une.


Using life to make art / Utiliser sa vie pour créer son art

2014 . 10 . 13 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

bear astronaut


It’s an unavoidable part of art-making. C’est un élément incontournable de la création artistique.


7 lessons learned while doing public art through the RACC

2014 . 10 . 01 - Comments / Commentaires (17)

Bud


When I was offered my first piece of public art in 2013, I had no idea how much the project would force me to grow as an artist. Today, I’m publishing a good deal of behind-the-scenes stuff related to the mural because I think it might help other artists grow too.


When the Regional Arts and Culture Council lied

2014 . 09 . 24 - Comments / Commentaires (10)

kirk


Over the last year and some, the City of Portland pressured me to break the law repeatedly. I’ve talked about it before on my blog, but I’m going to speak more openly about my disappointment today because, today, an article in the Willamette Week gives me more to be disappointed about.


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My name is Gwenn Seemel. I live in Portland, Oregon, USA. I’m a full-time artist and I’ve sold my soul to the genre of portraiture. I blog in French as well as in English. More...



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