A self-portrait of Ged Melling in his younger days. Ged was a British cartoonist, illustrator and painter who suffered from Bipolar Disorder. To find out more about Ged (now sadly deceased) click here.
In 2007 Nicola Oliver suffered a mental breakdown and was subsequently diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. During her illness she produced three very emotive oil paintings. Her story is here. You can buy her artwork here. Nicola is trying to raise money to pay the costs of taking her ex-employers to a tribunal. If you like her work don’t hesitate to buy one of her prints.
‘Mental Breakdown’, oil painting, 60.5cm x 45cm, 2009
‘Recovery’, oil painting, 60.5cm x 45cm, 2009
‘Mentally Well’, oil painting, 60.5cm x 45cm, 2009