Mysterious illustrations from behind make you feel a little like a stalker

Mysterious illustrations from behind make you feel a little like a stalker

There’s a popular saying that eyes are “the window to the soul.” But did you know that the same goes for our behinds? More or less. Karolis Strautniekas is a Lithuanian illustrator who specializes in the art of depicting people and places from behind. 

His illustrations, titled “Portraits from Behind”, involve people engaging in a variety of acts in different settings, such as a fellow watching a building burn to the ground. They all have one thing in common: the characters are facing away, leaving the artist only a back to paint. A strong atmosphere of suspense takes hold of the viewer as he tries to make sense of the picture. This attempt only proves that the illustration’s charm lies in the mystery of not knowing what is beyond the eyes and in the soul. 

Art Creativity Photography Design Sculpture Funny Illustration Inspiration Video Digital Graphic Design Architecture Industrial design Painting Fashion Technology Street art Furniture News Retro Interior Design Culture Vintage Nature Music Artwork Performance Typography Cute Logo design Unique Books Animation Food and Beverage Textile Web design Paper Sponsored Underwater