Escher-inspired hexagonal tessellation of fish in a handmade bowl Art Gallery: Escher-style Tessellations in Real Materials like wood, clay, ceramics, and plastic Lego pieces Bruce Bilney's chessboard with kangaroo and (australian) continent tessellation
Wooden Chessboards: Turtles Tessellated, and Escher's Lizard Tessellation
by Kevin Lee
Above: Kevin and his computer-guided laser at work.
Above: Kevin's hands at work.
Above: Kevin's car butt at work.
Yes, a car butt. Yes, really. Apparently, for really fine precision woodwork one needs to use a frikkin' laser and thousands of pounds of metal suspended on rubber and air. Who would've guessed??
You can see more of his tessellation work, including a movie about the making of these chessboards, tessellation games, and software for making tessellations, at Kevin Lee's website, www.Tesselmaniac.com.