Artwork / 2014 / Share the Bear

sweet bear, acrylic painting
Gwenn Seemel
Share the Bear
acrylic on unmounted canvas
12 x 12 inches

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This image is part of a series of painted drawings that I created to illustrate my book about why I don’t copyright my art. It’s actually the cover of the book, and, in a sense, it’s a combination of the covers of the two books I wrote before it: Art Marketing which uses a self-portrait and Crime Against Nature which shows bears. What I mean by that is that Share the Bear is a painting of my best self, the person—or bear!—that I want to be.

You can watch the making of Share the Bear.