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Escher-inspired Tessellations

A tessellation is a repeating pattern of shapes, covering an entire surface with no gaps or overlaps. It’s a creative way to explore shapes and patterns whilst developing spatial and reasoning skills.

M.C. Escher (1898 – 1972) is one of the world’s most famous graphic artists and is also known as a master of tessellation. Escher took simple polygons and changed them slightly, then repeated them to create beautiful drawings and prints of fish and birds.

Once you’ve created a piece Tessellation artwork you can send it to us to display in our online Tessellation Gallery!