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.

Preparing for TEDxGeneva

2014 . 04 . 03 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

kitty


I’ll be speaking in Switzerland next week, and I can’t wait!


Traiter mon endométriose: le DIU Mirena

2014 . 03 . 13 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

uterus


Pour fêter le mois de sensibilisation à l’endométriose, j’ai décidé de partager en détail le chemin que j’ai fait et que je continue à faire pour retrouver ma santé.  Aujourd’hui, je parle de mes expériences avec le DIU Mirena.


Workshopping!

2014 . 01 . 09 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

Cynthia Leary Stroo drawing


This drawing by Cynthia Leary Stroo was inspired by my workshop for Soul Food, a series of online courses in which artists share a snippet of their studio practice via video and which you can still sign up for.


Save Wilbur / Sauvez Wilbur

2013 . 12 . 19 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

drawing of a pig


Charlotte’s Web is about much more than a spider, a pig, and the power of friendship.  La toile de Charlotte a comme sujet beaucoup plus qu’une araignée, un cochon, et la beauté de l’amitié.


Drawing with markers

2013 . 12 . 02 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

drawing of a bear


This winter, I’ll be doing an e-course for Soul Food, a series of classes presented by artists from around the world, and this post shows a bit of what I’ll be doing in that class.


Se couvrir et s’exhiber en portrait

2013 . 10 . 02 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

amour


Cela fait quelques mois que je travaille sur une nouvelle collection en secret, pas prête à révéler le projet au monde.  Maintenant que ça commence à prendre forme, je peux enfin en parler d’une manière cohérente.


Portraits of covering, portraits of flaunting

2013 . 08 . 24 - Comments / Commentaires (13)

love


For the last few months, I’ve been working on my new series in a semi-secretive manner, not ready to reveal it to the Interwebs.  Now that it’s really starting to take shape though, I’m finally able to talk about it in a coherent manner. 


The fat nude model

2013 . 07 . 11 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

nude drawing


My first time drawing from a nude model was not with the woman pictured here but with a fat woman when I was seventeen.  And, while I discarded most of the art I made at that age because it wasn’t very interesting, my experience with the plus-sized model is something I will always treasure.


Cross-pollination

2013 . 06 . 18 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

bee


A few days ago, Mistress Clarissa approached me about drawing something to go with a poem she’d written.  I answered with a video of me doing the drawing as well as with an image of the drawing, and she responded with this video.


Thinking out loud in a visual sense / Penser tout haut dans un sens visuel

2013 . 05 . 28 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

drawing with marker


That’s what drawing is for me.  Voilà comment le dessin fonctionne chez moi.


Un livre sur le marketing de l’art écrit par un artiste

2013 . 05 . 23 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

Le marketing de l'art, le livre


Le marketing de l’art vous permet non seulement de mieux vendre votre art mais aussi de mieux le faire.


An art marketing book as an artist would write it

2013 . 04 . 25 - Comments / Commentaires (9)

Art Marketing book


Art marketing isn’t just about selling more art.  It’s about making better art.


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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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