Ruby Elliot (Rubyetc)

x7deycj0

Ruby Elliot (otherwise known as Rubyetc online) is a young artist who has suffered from and dealt with ill mental health from the age of 14 and now draws and illustrates her feelings, emotions, daily struggles, experiences and thoughts on her own mental illnesses that people in a similar situation to her like can relate to. Her illustrations are simple yet interesting and thought provoking and the use of colour is mostly exclusive to certain illustrations. Humour is commonly used in her drawings and most feature a usually small amount of text or a caption.

Her work is not an attempt to change and improve views on mental health but to portray it as it really is with out censoring or sugar-coating the parts that are widely ignored or dismissed often. Her illustrations have reached a wider audience than just people who have or do suffer from mental illnesses and she has acknowledged how many other people also experience the feelings or thoughts that she sometimes focuses on in her work.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s