Why I Draw: 2018 in review

The first proper ‘illustration’ I did was a zine called Fuck Depression. And that, in a nutshell, is why I’m here.  I think like anyone starting a new creative hobby, I started illustrating as a way to express myself. As a lifelong sufferer of clinical depression and anxiety (among other things, which we will get to another time), I had always used creativity to feel better about myself, and my life. I started playing the piano aged 5, and started songwriting at 11. It was such a core part of who I was. About six months after finishing my music…