Drawing of an elephant seen through talking bubbles

Hidden reality

Words can sometimes get us closer to shared experiences and different views of them and sometimes not, there is an old story about that: the story of the blind men and the elephant, I’ve been wanting to draw up this story for a while, here is my version

The story exist in many versions ( Wikipedia – Blind men and the elephant) but the basic plot is that a group of blind men is in a room with an elephant and try to figure out what it is by talking about it from their different perspectives.

Drawing of an elephant seen through  talking bubbles

Building up reality with words

Text and drawing By HikingArtist

About Frits Ahlefeldt

Painting watercolors, researching, writing & sketching up thoughts, understandings and ideas for a sustainable future, connecting thrive, trails, places and technology


illustrations, Storytelling, thrive


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