Instructor – JJHewes

Jeremy Joan Hewes has been a gallery artist at HCA for more than 3 years, participates in Art at the Source Open Studios, and was a founding artist at Riverfront Gallery in Petaluma (2007 to 2010). She has studied mixed media and painting with Teddy Elston and Maury Lapp, printmaking with Ron Pokrasso, Alan Azhderian, and Will Smith, encaustics with Paula Roland and at Wax Works West, and photography with Eddie Soloway and Nevada Wier at Sante Fe Workshops. Her work has been shown throughout northern California, in a solo gallery exhibit in Los Angeles, and at the Museum of the Gulf Coast.

“As an artist, I sometimes think of myself as a prospector, digging among the images and memories I’ve assembled over the years and following my curiosity to learn and dream about places I have yet to visit. I try to hold those feelings of discovery and inquiry as I create each mixed-media work, weaving together my photographs, painted surfaces, and bits of maps, old pages, or even wax.”

Jeremy provides instruction to adults on:

Mixed Media, Printmaking, Photography
– Preparing and printing images on special papers
– Collaging images printed on mulberry paper onto other surfaces
– Painting abstract backgrounds for mixed-media works on paper or canvas
– Exploring encaustics (melted wax, usually containing pigment) on paper
– Making simple prints

Marketing Your Art
– Preparing an online application for an art event or competition
– Matting and framing basics
– Adjusting images digitally
– Varied image manipulation techniques in Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, or another image editor
– Creating an image library