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


Subjective: this category of my blog includes articles and videos about Subjective, a conceptual series created in collaboration with Becca Bernstein.

Dating art / Mettre une date sur son art

2014 . 11 . 30 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

painting


Doing it or not has an effect on your art. Le faire ou non a un effet sur votre art.


Comment publier un livre de votre art

2013 . 09 . 16 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Subjective


Faire imprimer un catalogue ou un livre d’art nécessite beaucoup de travail.

[English version]


The dancing argument / La dispute qui danse

2013 . 08 . 19 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

Gwenn Seemel


The way we conceive of a thing affects the way we interact with a thing. La façon dont nous comprenons une chose impacte quelle sorte d’échange nous pouvons avoir avec cette chose.


How to publish a book of your art

2013 . 08 . 06 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

Apple Pie


Printing a catalog or an art book is definitely a lot of work, but it’s not actually that difficult.

[version française]


Then and now: Becca and I in Lake Oswego

2013 . 06 . 22 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

painted portraits by Gwenn Seemel and Becca Bernstein


My collaboration with Becca Bernstein officially ended a while back.


Mieux faire son art

2012 . 10 . 10 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

portrait d'un homme


Le sujet d’une œuvre d’art et son thème sont souvent la même chose.

[English version]


On making better art

2012 . 06 . 27 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

portrait of a white man with a goatee


The subject of a work of art and its topic are often the same thing and sometimes they’re completely unrelated.

[version française]


The privilege of being on CubFluffer

2012 . 04 . 11 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

still from a video


This still from my recent interview with Gabe Flores pretty much sums up our relationship.


Having opinions about art / Avoir des opinions sur l’art

2011 . 07 . 05 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

painted portraits by Becca Bernstein and Gwenn Seemel


It’s important to have them. C’est important d’en avoir.


On comment books and the psychology of feedback

2011 . 05 . 02 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

comment book


Comment books might just be my favorite part of showing art.


Choosing the right expression / Choisir la bonne expression

2011 . 03 . 14 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

portrait of the artist's brother


It’s important to pick a good expression when painting a portrait. Il est important de choisir la bonne expression pour peindre un portrait.


About the chip on my shoulder

2010 . 05 . 17 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

painted portrait by Gwenn Seemel


Soon after I started blogging, a friend told me that the tone of some of my articles revealed that I had a bit of a chip on my shoulder.


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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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