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


Video: this category of my blog includes all vlogs and posts that have videos in them.

Culture imitates. / La culture imite.

2010 . 10 . 25 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

still from a video


Culture is created by imperfect imitations. La culture est créée par des imitations imparfaites.


The role of the artist / Le rôle de l’artiste

2010 . 10 . 19 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

portrait peint en acrylique sur toile


Art is making special. L’art, c’est rendre quelque chose spécial.


American and French / Française et américaine

2010 . 10 . 11 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

still from a vlog


French people are snobs and Americans are superficial. Les français sont des snobs et les américains sont superficiels.


Allegorical portraiture / Le portrait allégorique

2010 . 10 . 04 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

still from a vlog


Allegorical portraiture is the very best kind of art. Le portrait allégorique est la meilleure forme d’art.


Painting big / Peindre en grand

2010 . 09 . 30 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

working on a large painting


I knew it would be a challenge!  Je savais que ce serait un défi!


Portrait mistakes / Les erreurs à ne pas commettre dans un portrait

2010 . 09 . 20 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

still from a vlog


It’s obvious when a portrait doesn’t look right. Il est évident quand un portrait ne marche pas


Art = content + delivery / L’art = le fond + la forme

2010 . 09 . 13 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

still from a vlog


Delivery makes content better. La forme améliore le fond.


Beauty / La beauté

2010 . 09 . 09 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

still from a vlog


I don’t believe in flattering my subjects. Je ne flatte pas mes modèles.


Imitate this. / Imitez ceci.

2010 . 09 . 01 - Comments / Commentaires (7)

still from a vlog


Art = idea + technique + person. L’art = une idée + une technique + une personne.


Pansy / Pensée

2010 . 08 . 19 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

white, rust, yellow, and lavender pansy


“Pansy” comes from “pensée,” which is the French word for “thought.” Je trouve ça beau que la fleur soit nommée pour ce qui nous passe par la tête.


The feminist art / L’art féministe

2010 . 08 . 16 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

still from a video blog


Portraiture is considered a female art. Le portrait est un art féminin.


Raising awareness about endometriosis

2010 . 08 . 11 - Comments / Commentaires (22)

still from a vlog


Because the more we know, the better off we all are.

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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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