The illustration was inspired my Vitruvianesque studies of postures and movements of the human body.
These images were published as double page spreads in my comic EL GLOBO:
My original sketches:
Reference material: Photo by Aleksandr Rodchenko. Guard at the Shukhov Radio Tower, Moscow. 1929. Sketches from the Zoology museum.
Another in the series. The more surreal illustrations were created as a kind of 'allegory':
Unaware at the time, these ideas and diagrams were helped by the illustrations from fencing manuals that Jon sent as reference for the illustration below, from Five Wounds: