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05:32 PM - 14 Dec 17
Happy holidays from all of us at @Illustrationweb ! Enjoy this festive #GIF by our lovely #artist Fionna Fernandes!… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
04:00 PM - 14 Dec 17
A cool watercolour of #StarWars character #BB8 in honour of the movie premier Star Wars: The Last Jedi by… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
01:00 PM - 14 Dec 17
Here is self-initiated piece by #AmreeWeaver thats full of wintery colours and a lovely narrative #artisttwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
01:00 PM - 14 Dec 17
Here is self-initiated piece by #AmreeWeaver thats full of wintery colours and a lovely narrative #artisttwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
09:50 AM - 14 Dec 17
Here’s a humorous promotional video done by #Gordei - Check out his animation portfolio here #artist #illustratortwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
06:47 PM - 13 Dec 17
This rainbow #mural in Greenpoint by Rubin415 sure brightened our days! #streetart #artist #nyc #brooklyn #painting
05:30 PM - 13 Dec 17
A nice punchy #magazine cover illustration by #StuartHolmes for the @WheatonCollege #Alumni magazine #designtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
02:30 PM - 13 Dec 17
Here is something great to read over your next coffee break! The Art licensing blog - a write up on (Paul Daviz)… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
01:30 PM - 13 Dec 17
#TangWei starts a project with a #pencildrawing and will then go on to add #acrylicpaint or #watercolourtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
11:00 AM - 13 Dec 17
#TheLouisVuittonTour : @JABissett completes four successful events at @LouisVuitton #stores across the #UKtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
09:00 AM - 13 Dec 17
#TangWei starts a project with a #pencildrawing and will then go on to add #acrylicpaint or #watercolourtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
04:25 AM - 12 Dec 17
This week we are featuring #Chinese artist #TangWei who brings projects to life by adding layers of intrigue, colou… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
06:22 PM - 11 Dec 17
Oh hello there! #Streetart snail by Mark Makatron spotted on Bedford Ave in #Brooklyn! #painting #nyc #artist
02:00 PM - 11 Dec 17
@tigermlk_ has reimagined some of her illustrations with the new @pantone #ColoroftheYear, #UltraViolet - This was… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
11:00 AM - 11 Dec 17
#T-Shorts : #ManujaPatil did a personal project on clothing styles using a a graphic style in black and white maki… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
01:30 PM - 10 Dec 17
#PaulDaviz @DavizIndustries is a self-taught artist whose love of drawing and constant honing of his abilities have… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
08:30 AM - 10 Dec 17
#PaulDaviz @DavizIndustries is a self-taught artist whose love of drawing and constant honing of his abilities hav… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
03:34 PM - 08 Dec 17
If you're in the #LA area, be sure to check out "New Dimensions in Recreation" by Anja Salonen at @ltdlosangeles in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Arrest All Mimics Podcast: Part 1 - Mental Health & Creativity

Ben Tallon talks to a variety of creatives about using their talent to deal with mental health.

Written by Ben Tallon

On a very broad scale, we all suffer the down sides of being, in the words of illustrator Ste Johnson, we are the only animal on the planet with the power to introspect and think this way, don't we? Whether it is depression and unhappiness, or simply occasional insecurity and anxiety, as human beings, life can sometimes give us a rough ride.

A few years ago I came across CALM, the Campaign Against Living Miserably, a brilliant charity who use the arts in their work to prevent suicide, the single biggest killer of young men in the UK.

In part one of this two-part special, I'll be chatting to Paul Shiels from CALM about some of the issues associated with masculinity and male stigmas that have transcended generations. Three times as many men take their own lives than women and I wanted to explore my own belief that creativity can be a crucial asset in fighting this problem.

I'm also joined by illustrators Danny Allison, Ste Johnson and London based comedian Ian Stone who each have intriguing insights, experiences and thoughts about using creativity to aid emotional wellbeing.

In part two, I'll be talking to six creative professionals, Illustrator Malika Favre, musician, DJ, producer Dirty Freud, painter Ray Richardson, poet Mark Mace Smith, artist Angela Morris-Winmill and two-piece hard rock band The Hyena Kill about creativity and human side of their work.

Get your feedback over to @arrestallmimics on Twitter - we really want to hear from you on this one.

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