Rubyetc is a 22 year old illustrator, who focuses on everyday life, in particular her experience of mental health. She draws anything from awkward public situations and self-portraits, to more serious topics, such as depression, body image and anxiety.
But Ruby puts a spin on what is often considered a private, unspoken topic. Mental health is very important and while it is becoming more talked about, ruby’s illustrations are relatable and add a comic value to the otherwise negative scenarios.
We caught up with Ruby to hear more about her work.
At what point did you start illustrating your thoughts and experiences with mental health and why?
I began drawing about my experiences when I was 18 or so. I didn’t have a particular intention at the time, other...