The very beginning wasn't self loathing. It was removable masking tape with a wash of watercolour paints. I was trying out a new technique. It was fun.
These are magazine cut outs. I liked the bold, black accusation against the pretty pretty pink and orange background. And the ambiguity of the woman's hands holding an apple.
Finally the quote on the left page is from the wonderful and wise Sweetmango. I find her words a tremendous comfort against the arrows of self-judgement.