Exploring emotional turmoil/mental illness

After going through a rough patch I became inspired to create a series based around emotional turmoil/mental illness. The first inspiration of the series was ‘Lost’ (the top image) to represent the directionless and cynical haze I felt myself trapped in at the time. It ironically become a way for me to get my mojo back and kickstarted creative collaborations with other creatives who had similar experiences and sought a cathartic outlet for.

Short compilation

Shattered Mind v2

Model: Tyler Oakes

Repression – You can only bottle up for so long…

Model: Satoria, Dress: Wyte Phantom

Renewal v2

Model: Aleshia Jane, Designer: SigRun Viking Art & Design

Toxic relationships

Model: CinnamonGaze

Screaming Inside

Model: Jermaine

scream

Breakdown

Model: Sarah Thornton, MUA: Vanessa Perry, Costume: Lotus Arts

Steampunk cyborg

Silver Lining

Model: Holly Fairweather, MUA: Chelsea Wharton

Fallen

Model: Tyler Oakes, MUA: Rochelle Jennison-Smith

Weight of the world on your shoulders

Model: Kelly Marie

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Persona

Model: Eleanor G

The tortured man

Model: William Thompson

Can’t escape your demons

Model: Ellen Stones-Ryan

Empty

Model: Kes Wild

Tormented

Model: Tyler Oakes

Failure v2

Model: Kris Wright, Retoucher: Ben Moorhouse

A bad day

Model: Ellen Stones-Ryan

depression

Creativity is a double edge sword

MUA: Chelsea Wharton

Regret

Model: Tyler Oakes

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Corruption

Model: Satoria, Dresses: Wyte Phantom

It can always get worse

Model: CinnamonGaze

Tidal wave

Gaslighting

Models: Kerry Walker & William Thompson

Nothing is ever truly broken

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I just want to dance…

Model: Tilly

Madness

Model: Kerry Walker

Madness

Recovery

Model: Ellen Stones-Ryan

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