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January 8, 2015

Over the holidays, I spent some time at my parents’ house and ended up looking through the family photo albums.

Gwenn Seemel at 16
photo by Maman

That’s where I discovered this gem! When I showed it to my partner, he remarked that I haven’t changed a bit. It’s true: this is still my preferred painting position.

Gwenn Seemel’s adolescent art
drawing in gouache on paper from 1997

I don’t know whatever happened to this drawing, and I can’t say I’m sad to have lost it. Still, this documentation, courtesy of my mother, makes me happy. It reminds me of my sixteen year old self’s obsession with swirls, reveals an intriguing kind of checkered doodling, and leaves me excited to try reincorporating both into what I’m doing now!

To see more of my high school art, check out this gallery.


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