Do you ever think about outsider art? I didn't used to, but when I'm depressed I go to the Art and Architecture library and linger in the basement trying to find something that will make me feel whole again and, in some ways, the work of Henry Darger comes close.
I could tell you about Darger, but it's complicated and Wikipedia does it better. But I wanted to share his illustrations with you because they make my heart swell in the most unbearable of ways.
More of Darger's work is
If you like what you see, definitely be sure to check out the documentary In the Realms of the Unreal.