Artwork / 2011 / Whispering

acrylic painted portrait of a couple whispering
Gwenn Seemel
Whispering
2011
acrylic on both sides of a canvas bag
13 x 18 x 4 inches

I painted these two double portraits from stills taken from a video that I made of my partner and I talking. Using stills from a video allowed us to be more natural than if I’d set the timer on my camera, and it’s a trick I used to get my source image for this self-portrait and this one too.

whispering painted portrait by Gwenn Seemel
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double painted portrait by Gwenn seemel
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