Bews works in Hinterglas; a traditional form of glass
painting which dates back to the 3rd century Rome.
the technique of ‘painting on the reverse side of glass’
in Germany. This is where she apprenticed to a well known
Bavarian Glass painter, Rudolf Schmid.
Since this three
month apprentice in 1992, Bonnie’s visions have been
solely expressed on glass. The medium used by the
artist is a unique combination of graphite and watercolour
that allows her to achieve soft delicate lines and
Bonnie draws and seeks her inspiration from Muskoka’s
natural environment, it’s brought energy to her paintings, not only with
ideas, but also by the way she perceives and applies paint to glass in a
whimsical way. Her working studio / gallery is in a century old Livery situated
in the historical area of Bracebridge called ‘Muskokaville’.