A mental-health bent

Obviously any illustrator would be happy to take a commission for something within their ability range, but equally, it’s nice to feel you have a bent towards something in particular, some area you have an understanding and feel for. I think with me, it’s the children/young people and the mental health arenas. I’m a trained counsellor and child therapist and was once a teacher and youth leader. I guess, then, that the interest predated the choices of those occupations to some extent. And I find now I’m usually drawing young people or mental health issues. (The young people/child focus obviously…