Escher style Geometry Art from J. R. Masterman's 9th grade geometry class

Pokemon anime characters tessellate in this first-time tessellation by a 9th grade child

CATS from Victoria

These are copy cats, wandering away from my "easy tracing method" lesson on

I like Victoria's cats' faces better than my own cats'. The tessellation works, and it's a good first try. I hope, now that Victoria has confidence, that her next tessellation will show more experimenting, with a theme she invents herself.
To help Victoria do that,
here's a great, funny essay on how to choose a tessellation theme: "Choose Easy Themes".

Below is the cat tessellation from's "Easy Tracing Method" tutorial.
copy cats. This is the tessellation pattern that was copied.