Familiar things
International Artist|August - September 2021
MASTER PAINTERS OF THE WORLD
Noah Verrier

PBJ & Jar of Milk, oil, 6 x 9 (15 x 22 cm)

My inspiration often comes in quiet contemplation of a blank page in a sketchbook often with eyes closed. It’s spiritual for me; I like to think of the ideas generated as divine. Starting on a darker brown toned surface I gesture in a simple outline of the main masses. I then paint wet-on-wet making adjustments and corrections along the way, saving the details and highlights until the end. The main design element at work here is lighter objects set against a dark background creating a strong contrast.

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