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Rona Lee has been a professional artist for twenty-seven years, living and working in the Midlothian village of Crichton. She has had very little formal art education and spent her early years working as a Primary and Special Needs teacher.
Rona’s work is simply ‘about nature’, inspired by the familiar Border hills and by the wild beauty and unpredictable nature of the sea. She works from sketches made on visits to the Hebrides and West Coast and the more accessible beaches of the East Coast.
Rona uses acrylic paint, often combined with a range of mediums to create texture. She works on canvas and on paper applying the paint in layers, both thickly and thinly.
There is no preliminary sketching on the canvas. The image develops, layer by layer, the success or failure of which will dictate what the next stage will be.
This process can take many weeks. However, she can always tell when a painting is finished.
Rona believes that her approach to painting is best expressed by Picasso;
‘I never do a painting as a work of art. All of them are researches’
High Winds, Iona - £150 - 24cm by 29cm - ★ Sold
Morning Light, Iona - £1500 - 95cm by 95cm - ★ Sold
Autumn Colour, Iona - £850 - 72cm by 72cm - ★ Sold
Spring Morning, Tiree - £1500 - 94cm by 94cm - ★ Sold
Toward Rum from Tiree - £1500 - 95cm by 95cm - ★ Sold
Winter Seeds - £220 - 32cm by 32cm - ★ Sold
Red Tulips - £240 - 28.5cm by 37cm - ★ Sold
The Coming of Light, Iona - £850 - 72cm by 72cm - ★ Sold
Flood Tide, Tiree - £850 - 72cm by 72cm - ★ Sold
Evening Reflections on the Minch - £1500 - 93cm by 93cm - ★ Sold
Two Tulips - £240 - 28cm by 37cm - ★ Sold
Sunrise over Mull from Iona - £450 - 50cm by 50cm - ★ Sold
Rainclouds, Tyninghame - £165 - 24cm by 30cm - ★ Sold
After the Storm, Tiree - £1500 - 95cm by 95cm - ★ Sold
Toward Storm Island from Iona - £1500 - 95cm by 95cm - ★ Sold
Passing Squall, Tiree - £1500 - 90cm by 90cm - ★ Sold
Fading Light, Iona - £1500 - 91cm by 91cm - ★ Sold
Portobello Memories - £240 - 37cm by 28cm - ★ Sold
Toward Rum from Sanna Bay - £165 - 27cm by 33cm - ★ Sold
Waning Moon - £165 - 27cm by 33cm - ★ Sold
Summer Squall Over the Moorfoots - £1500 - 91cm by 91cm - ★ Sold
Evening Tide, Martyrs' Bay - £1500 - 91cm by 91cm
Rain Drenched Strand, Iona - £1500 - 91cm by 91cm
Path to the Sea, Iona - £250 - 38cm by 31cm
Moonlit Sea, Mull - £165 - 33 by 28
Gathering Dusk, Mull - £165 - 33 by 28
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