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


Reviews: this category of my blog includes articles in which I review other artists’ work or other things.

Fighting for the beautifully felt thing

2018 . 01 . 15 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Gwenn Seemel and friend


Not thinking of supporters as “subscribers” on continuous crowdfunding sites.

[version française]


Se lutter pour la chose magnifiquement ressentie

2018 . 01 . 15 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Gwenn Seemel et une amie


Ne plus considérer les supporteurs comme des “abonnés” sur les sites microdons.

[English version]


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.


An art giveaway + a Patreon alternative! / Un tableau cadeau + une alternative à Patreon!

2017 . 12 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (9)

Gwenn Seemel


A video in which I give away a painting. Une vidéo dans laquelle je fais cadeau d’un tableau.


Self-confidence as an artist / La confiance en soi en tant qu’artiste

2017 . 10 . 09 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

Gwenn Seemel art


It’s an ever-evolving thing. Cela évolue au cours d’une carrière.


How I’ve treated my endometriosis: navigating the doctor’s ego

2017 . 07 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

ultrasound


Five years ago today, I had what will hopefully be my last surgery.


Among the living and the dead

2017 . 07 . 11 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Inara Verzemnieks' book


One of my favorite writers is launching a new book!


Recommended reading and watching

2017 . 07 . 06 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Virgie Tovar


Art is never born in a vacuum, and a complex series like Empathetic Magic requires much research, including this excellent anthology by Virgie Tovar.


Unintended audience

2017 . 06 . 01 - Comments / Commentaires (8)

woman


As I get ready to open my new show, I’m thinking about how to communicate with the people who are not a part of my audience.


Reading books / Lire des livres

2017 . 03 . 06 - Comments / Commentaires (9)

Gwenn Seemel double portrait


It’s a kind of religion for me. C’est un peu comme une religion pour moi.


Ce qui séduit dans l’hyperréalisme

2016 . 12 . 15 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Alyssa Monk Window II


Je reconnaît qu’il faut du talent pour créer un tableau comme celui-ci par Alyssa Monk.

[English version]


Knowing what you don’t know

2016 . 11 . 08 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

horseshoe crab baby


The one time I learned anything about myself from doing an online quiz.


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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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