HOW TO MAKE A TESSELLATION:
Slice Method Example 1
5. And it's possible to make a simple symmetrical picture with it.
In step 4, it was a good abstract tessellation. It's not abstract, and it's not a tessellation, now. It's important that you realize, this is technically not a proper tessellation now. Why? Well, a proper tessellation "fills a space with no gaps or overlaps". When this was just an abstract shape, it was a proper tessellation. Now, though, it's a picture of houses, and because obviously the houses overlap, it isn't a proper tessellation. The bottom of each house is hidden behind the roof of the house below it. If you're confused, click here for a better explanation.