If eyes are the windows to the soul, eyelids are the shutters that either grant or deny access to them. Partially or fully closed eyes often exude an air of solemnity, serenity, or melancholia, giving us viewers a sense that we’re witnessing a private moment. Whether the person is praying, feeling the rhythm of the music, or tenderly embracing someone, this expression can transform an otherwise mundane scene into an intimate and almost sacred one.
Slow down and take a moment to immerse yourself fully in each of these illustrations. Did they evoke any particular memories or emotions in you?