A self -taught designer and painter, Olivier Payer has two centers of interest: the human figure and the composition. The human figure, the body for its moving architecture; The composition for the sensitive effect instantly produced by a distribution of colors and shapes. Olivier Payeur works after nature and draws from living model for nudes and portraits. These studies then serve as a basis for his paintings, the colors he himself invents. He paints still lifes in order to test compositions and experiment. "I paint to produce an emotion".