How To Draw Out Your Worst Fears (via

Just saw an interesting piece on the new about an illustrator, Julie Eliman, who interviewed people about their deepest fears and ran with it:

The article has a much better description of the project and a nice gallery of the work. Here’s the link:

How To Draw Out Your Worst Fears : The Picture Show : NPR.

For the last few days I’ve been trying to think of a good word for “honesty with one’s self.”  The level of reflection and analysis demonstrated in these pieces comes really close to this idea.  

I’m still not sure what that word is. ‘Authenticity’ perhaps?  I don’t think that’s quite it.   Leave a comment if you have any suggestions.  Thanks!


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