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Re: Tessellations

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croberts (b2w6w4kn)
Mon, 6 Jul 1998 10:52:49 -0400


Marsha said: "I have done Tesselations that use a 3" square as a
starter. I first discuss M.C. Escher and show his Tesselations."

Marsha et al-
What different media do you work in when creating tesselation designs?
Has anyone ever tried a clay tile tesselation project?

In Art & Life,
Betti L.
p-lstudio
or on the www at
http://www.angelfire.com/nc/plstudio

I have my students first do tessellations using small squares of tagboard
and then draw them repeatedly, to make sure they understand the process.

Then, in the computer lab, using PAINT that comes with Windows 95, they
begin with a square and create a shape that will tessellate....repeat it at
least 5 times...turn it into something creative and add an appropriate
background.

Carolyn Roberts
E. B. Frink Middle School
Kinston, NC