Every year thousands of artists get involved in Inktober, where for 31 days of October, you ink a drawing for each day. I decided to go off the usual prompt and focus on mental illnesses and disorders. While understanding that every disorder has many symptoms with degrees of severity I tried to capture one or two in a single image.


Show Full Text

I've released prints and a book collection to continue supporting mental health with a large portion of the proceeds being donated to a northeastern Ohio mental health facility in need.

This month has been a wild one and can't thank enough the thousands of people who've reached out to me to tell me their story and share my work. It has been overwhelming to say the least. This is the rest of my Inktober, and you can see the first part here.

(Note: Though ASD isn't technically a mental disorder, it is included in the DSM-5 and felt it important to include.)

More info: Facebook

#1 Post-Partum Depression

Post-Partum Depression

Report

#2 Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Report

Philip Wakeham 6 months ago

good work

#3 Alice In Wonderland Syndrome

Alice In Wonderland Syndrome

Report

Naima Ivansdóttir 6 months ago

i had no idea such syndrome existed. i had to google it...

#4 Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder

Report

#5 Conduct Disorder (Based Off Very Real Case Studies)

Conduct Disorder (Based Off Very Real Case Studies)

Report

#6 Avoidant Personality Disorder (Bonus)

Avoidant Personality Disorder (Bonus)

Report

#7 Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Report

#8 Border Line Personality Disorder

Border Line Personality Disorder

Report

Sandra Debosschere 3 weeks ago

<3

#9 Bulimia Nervosa (I Updated The Artwork Without The Thinner)

Bulimia Nervosa (I Updated The Artwork Without The Thinner)

Report

#10 Insomnia

Insomnia

Report

#11 Dependent Personality Disorder

Dependent Personality Disorder

Report

#12 Schizophrenia Disorder

Schizophrenia Disorder

Report

Charley Midge 1 month ago

Can I please ask what the crosses in this one represent?

#13 Major Depressive Disorder

Major Depressive Disorder

Report

#14 Misophonia (Fun Made Up Fact, Every Experiences It When They Hear Nickleback)

Misophonia (Fun Made Up Fact, Every Experiences It When They Hear Nickleback)

Report

#15 ADD

ADD

Report

Sophia Herzog 3 weeks ago

ADD is no longer a diagnosis its just ADHD. But this is a great representation of it, as someone who has severe ADHD this is a great representation, I'd almost have more bodies coming out it feels like my brain is going a million miles a minute. I also love that you are giving the money to Mental Health places in NE Ohio, as I've lived here for 6 years.