July 12, 2019

How do I stop the itch?

Leah-Ann Walmsley-Pledl

Digital IllustrationHow do I stop the itch?, 2019

I think the illustration explores an interesting aspect of being human, that part of being human is having aspects of ourselves that, though we might view them as flaws, should be embraced as the things that make us unique, that make us human. I decided to focus in on myself and the things I do: as someone who has eczema I spend a lot of my day putting on moisturiser, a mundane task, but a vital part of me taking care of myself.