Derby entry comments for Derby #169: Phobias

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Arachnophobia. It gets you when you least expect it.

This is a full length, side placement design. See a BIG VERSION here!

A close-up detail:

Thanks for checking out my design. Please vote if you like it! :slight_smile:


When Gymnophobia and Gelotophobia collide.
The fear of nudity and the fear of being laughed at.

This poor little Weeble has both phobias, and since he refused to be nakie he’s being forced to confront his other fear.

6 colors on Royal Blue.


Ghost psychologists make quite a bundle on these kind of fears.

Thanks for the help in the pre-derby thread!

Dog - Ailurophobia – fear/dislike of cats.

Cat - Musophobia – fear/dislike of mice and/or rats.

Mouse - Cibophobia, Sitophobia – aversion to food, synonymous to Anorexia nervosa. Or more specifically, a fear of Cheese as in Quesophobia (totally made up of course).

A balloon animal’s biggest phobias: Enetophobia (fear of pins and needles) and Coulrophobia (fear of clowns).

anatidaephobia - The fear, that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you.

six colors: black, white, light gray, teal, brown, yellow-orange
shirt color: lemon

Weird for the sake of weird, because I hadn’t done that for a while.

4 colors on asphalt.

Only in the world of black and white.
Color phobia (Chromophobia) - by Mr Panda

Please vote for my nervous Pop Tart!

The third one from the bottom has only 7 legs…

Thanks for the suggestions everyone!

I’m afraid she looks more confident than afraid.

Phobia of nuclear fallout. I wanted to give it kind of a sixties/hippie feel.

Galeophobia (fear of sharks) and Maskaphobia (fear of masks).

Lol, this is the second submission about giraffes+fear of heights already!

your halftones came out great!


…on cranberry.

Sweet use of reds and foggy blues. Your colors are always really clever. :^)