Escher Animal Tessellation
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It took every Adobe rotating and reflecting trick I knew of to recreate this famous Escher animal tessellation, and narrow it down to the just the repeating pattern. Wow, not one or … Read More

Draw a Dreaming Story
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Give your tessellation project a language arts twist by adding a story to your work. If you keep the tessellation to a simple shape that creates a quilt, then you have a … Read More

M.C. Escher Eye Drawing
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M.C. Escher was one of the world’s most famous graphic artists. He created many visual riddles, and an amazingly detailed piece titled “Eye” that offers lots of detail. Students may use either … Read More

Escher Lizard
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M.C. Escher’s art continues to amaze people all over the world. His many nature-themed tessellations are both lovely and brilliant. I found the repeating pattern in Escher’s Lizard Tessellation, and thought it … Read More

Easy Tessellation
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This easy tessellation makes fish-looking shapes to fill a paper with no overlaps and no gaps, which is the definition of a tessellation. My lettering procedure comes from many hours of figuring … Read More

Bird Tessellation
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This bird tessellation is a basic one based on a few patterns seen around the internet. A tessellation is created when a shape is repeated over and over again covering a plane … Read More

Fish Tessellation
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This fish tessellation project makes shapes to fill a paper with no overlaps and no gaps, which is the definition of a tessellation. My lettering procedure comes from many hours of figuring … Read More

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