Often described as mad and mentally disturbed, Alxed was considered criminally insane. This seems to have begun after the death of his sister, when he was 13 years old.
He claimed that when he became mad he could 'see the great beings and their servants'. Some claim that this inspired his many art pieces, such as his paintings of the creatures of the Abyss.
Alxed made more than 100 known works, all of which contain people, places, and things from his 'visions'.