Artist Jodie Bews
Artist Jodie Bews
Artist Jodie Bews - Everlongart
Jodie is a self taught artist from Alford in Aberdeenshire. Jodie works predominantly in watercolour with the use of some inks in her paintings. Jodie mainly paints the flora and fauna that Mother Nature presents in her local surroundings, in a surreal realistic style.
Jodie owns Everlongart Studio & Gift Shop on Alford's Main Street, selling works on behalf of other super talented, designers, crafters, artists and makers from the Aberdeen and shire area.
Most of Jodies work can be seen in person at the shop.
Jodie mainly paints animals, insects, flowers and some portraits in a surreal/realistic style, and takes most of her inspiration from the local surroundings, Mother Nature, beautiful gardens, walking with her dogs Brindi and George, peaceful sacred sites, such as local stone circles and castle ruins.
Jodie sees beauty in everything and takes so much inspiration from every day life too.
Light the North
Jodie is extremely proud to have been a part of this years Wild in Art trail "Light The North". 58 lighthouses have now been auctioned off to raise money for CLAN Cancer Support, an amazing £324,200 was raised for an increadible charity. Jodies lighthouse itself reached a wopping £6000.
The lighthouse that Jodie painted was situated at the Northlink Ferry Terminal in Aberdeen City.
'Dreaming of a clean ocean'
We all have to become much more aware of our carbon footprint to the earth and the affects us humans are having on Mother Earth. Especially the fact that our oceans are full of waste and plastics, Jodie has created this piece titled ‘Dreaming of a Clean Ocean’ because that is what we need to strive for as human beings.
The Banchory Violin Trail
My Violin - "View's from Scolty Hill" - painted in Acrylic paint, inspired by Banchory's historical lavender feilds and local flora and fauna, with the tower at Scolty Hill.
Situated in RIDE Cafe Banchory 46 Station Road - Banchory - AB31 5YA. A wonderful cafe with really great food and drink.
Celebrating the town’s musical heritage, the Banchory Violin Trail showcases violins embellished by talented Aberdeenshire artists, on show in 12 local businesses.
The violins can be seen when individual businesses are open and they will be on display until September 27th 2021. After which they will be auctioned off.
Pick up a Leaflet
To guide visitors through the town, Banchory & District Initiative created a trail map to showcase where each violin is located. You can see the Banchory Violin Trail map below. Locals can also pick up the map in all participating venues.