Escher style Tessellation Geometry Art from Widya Huang's Batari school 4th grade math class in Indonesia

fish tessellation by a child fish tessellation art by a 4th grade math student


This is a reflection (flip, mirror) tessellation. You can tell it's a mirror tessellation because under each fish facing right is another fish with the same shape but facing left.

Fish are a very popular theme in tessellation art. Why? Well, they come in a great variety of shapes and sizes, and their fins and bodies are flexible. So, it's easy to make them tessellate. Here's an essay about why fish are a great theme for tessellation art.