Life art has always been one of my favourite forms of drawing, from my early days of architecture school. There exists such a close relationship between the study of the human body and that of spatial design. Not surprisingly then, the reverse is also true: understanding spatial relationships is key to understanding the human body, and it is very fitting that the conventional planes of architectural drawing -- plan, section, elevation -- should be echoed in the anatomical planes -- sagittal, coronal, transverse.

One way of exploring these spatial relationships is through the tradition of anatomical écorché. Here are a few of my own attempts at it.