Guest Tessellation Art Gallery

owl tessellation, art in M C Escher style
owl tessellation


by Toni F, March 2014

Toni writes,

"My school [is] Columbus Signature Academy New Tech Campus in Columbus, Indiana. Our 'Geometry and Introduction to Engineering' class got to do these [tessellations] by making a project out of it. With this I learned more about how math and art can easily go together. I can honestly say that this was one of my favorite projects.

The theme of my tessellation was owls. First when I got my polygon I drew the shape of a petal on a flower that I like to draw. Then after I cut the two sides out I put them in the opposite side as it came from then flipped it. Then I did the same thing to the other side that I had cut. My form of transformation was"