Inbetweeners

Inbetweeners: Intimate Relationship Questions

Black and white, although commonly referred to as colors, are actually the extreme ends of the color spectrum. They serve as perfect representations of opposites, with white being the absence of black, and vice versa. These two shades possess the unique ability to capture the essence of what lies between them, encapsulating the present moment as they stand in stark contrast to one another. In this black and white drawing, the intertwining bodies of a man and a woman convey a multitude of emotions. The woman, with her disheveled hair and folded hands, exudes a sense of intensity and raw vulnerability. On the other hand, the man exudes a calm demeanour, his posture acting as a protective barrier against the woman’s overwhelming emotions. He becomes a sanctuary, a safe haven for her pent-up feelings. This drawing illustrates the concept of security that we can provide for one another. It symbolises the profound connection and support that can be found in a relationship, where one person becomes a refuge for the other’s innermost thoughts and emotions. The title of this drawing is a condensation of what happens in between. This space is an extremely important and sensitive area.