Every October, artists from all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month.
Just like every year, the participating artists are given prompts for every day of the month to follow, but illustrator Shawn Coss has decided to use the month of October to get serious and talk about the mental illness and disorders.
The results are these eerie and quite frightening illustrations, that capture the dreadful human conditions perfectly.
#1 Bipolar Disorder
Zdzislaw Beksinski’s wife died of an illness and his son Tomasz committed suicide. Later that year his caretaker stabbed him to death, 17 wounds in total, because Beksinski wouldn’t lend him the equivalent of 100 dollars.