Ben Lingard 'Ghosts XII' - Indian ink relief and watercolour


Ben Lingard

Ghosts XII


Indian ink relief and watercolour

40 x 40cm

Artist Statement:

‘I am an explorer of the liminal spaces and nowhere places that glue our lives together.  I am fascinated by the half-seen world of motorway bridges, hotel stairwells and vacant offices that we often pass through or by with rarely a second glance.  My work invites the viewer to look again at these homes to ghosts and memories and perhaps to see something new and interesting.  This desire to uncover the unexpected is reflected in the ink relief technique that I use.  The original drawing is covered in layers of paint and ink which are then washed away to reveal new marks and textures which become integral to the finished piece.’