Omiya Hassan better known as Illumiyati on social media has many descriptions to her name. She is a graduate student pursuing her doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering, an artist, a doodler, a singer, and an amateur cook. According to the Bengali-based Hassan, she has been battling with depression and anxiety for a quite some time.
“As I was alone and was uncomfortable at expressing my feelings through words to others, taking my counselor’s advice I started doing some artwork-series that acted as personal therapy,” the artist shared with Bored Panda. “I took some time off of my schedule only to talk to myself and express these feelings through art and digital brush strokes. After completing each art-piece, I was left with a feeling filled with warmth and courage.”
She also began sharing her creations on her Instagram account. If you are interested to see her work, just keep on scrolling.