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For each article, be it a personal account from someone living with ADHD, or an educational piece, Cathy chose an illustrator she felt could capture the essence of the story. “Some of the accounts were deeply personal and poignant, and I wanted to give them the care they deserved, by treating them almost like standalone spreads or paintings. The educational pieces required a more playful, graphic-led approach, and so fun spot illustrations were commissioned for those. I also wanted to have a variety of styles so it would appeal to a wide age range, from 12 years old children to teachers.”
For Hooray for ADHD, Yvonne Keesman created a “colourful and happy world where different aspects and benefits of ADHD all come together,” Cathy describes. “Ryan Bubnis’ work is influenced by the more vulnerable moments in life,” she continues, “so he wanted to ensure that the images were accessible but also relatable for his Art of Calm piece.
Andy J. Pizza made an autobiographical comic strip depicting himself as a penguin amongst pigeons, learning to find his way with ADHD, and another showing the adventurous life of an ADHD person, called Living with ADHD is Epic. Elise Gravel illustrated the cover, and her brief was to graphically convey what it’s really like to have an ADHD brain. While the title needed to stand centre stage, Elise’s illustrations fill the rest of the space with “weird, fun little characters that feel like the inside of her own brain,” Cathy says. Put together, the book is a vibrant and utterly joyful exploration of life as a young ADHD person, “addressing them in their own language,” Cathy concludes, “giving them hope while being visually stimulating and beautiful”.