Rick Lee

 

USA

Architect and self-taught watercolor artist

I dedicate my time and energy to one piece at a time, so I can engage with the portrait and the contained emotion.

Rick Lee

Subtle Watercolor Portrait Artist capturing the mood!

Life is a three-legged stool (spiritual, physical, mental) – without any one of these legs intact, the stool will fall over. Love and take care of yourself”.

 

Rick Lee

At what age did you know you wanted to be an artist?

My youngest daughter told me I needed a hobby back in 2018,  so she bought me a starter kit – the rest is history!

Which classical or contemporary artists have inspired you?

I think DaVinci had the biggest influence through his keen sense of proportion and organization.

How would you describe your artistic style?

Subtle watercolor capturing mood

When did you first sell an artwork? How did you feel?

My first commission was for a couple who had previously seen my work. Completing the work was exhilarating and seeing their reaction was priceless – that feeling never grows old!

What's your workstyle? Do you work on one piece at a time or work simultaneously on multiple pieces?

 

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 dedicate my time and energy to one piece at a time, so I can engage with the portrait and the contained emotion. 

 

 

How do you get the inspiration for a new piece?

When someone inquires about a portrait, I ask them to send me photos they feel captures the emotion and appear candid.

Tell us a bit about your personal life ...

I am an Architect, married 35 years, have two beautiful daughters, love rock and blues music, collecting sports memorabilia and classic trucks.

A few pieces from Rick Lee’s gallery

Engaged Couple

Married Couple

 

 

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