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  1. M. C. Escher 1898 - 1972

  2. Born in the Netherlands

  3. Escher was a Dutch graphic artist Today a graphic artistis also known as a GRAPHIC DESIGNER.

  4. A Graphic Artist creates the graphics for… Published materials

  5. A Graphic Artist creates the graphics for… Published materials

  6. Printed Materials

  7. Electronic Media - Internet

  8. Movies

  9. Brochures

  10. Advertising

  11. Escher’s Works • WOODCUTS • Illustrations produced when the original printing plate was engraved on a block of wood. • This was one of the oldest methods of printing, dating back to the 8th century China.

  12. “Relativity”

  13. Ants Mobius Strip

  14. A Woodcut Self Portrait

  15. Escher’s Works • Woodcuts • LITHOGRAPHS • A method for printing on a smooth surface. • It can be used to print text or artwork onto paper or another suitable material.

  16. “Drawing Hands”

  17. “Waterfall”

  18. Escher’s Works • Woodcuts • Lithographs • IMPOSSIBLE CONSTRUCTIONS

  19. Tribar

  20. Another Tribar

  21. Tessellation A tessellation is a collection of polygons that fit together to cover a flat surface with no overlaps and no gaps

  22. Rhombus, Triangle, Trapezoid creating a TESSELLATION

  23. Squares making a TESSELLATION

  24. Hexagons or Rhombus? They create a TESSELLATION

  25. We Can Make a Tessellation

  26. We will need….

  27. A Polygonal Shape

  28. Pencil

  29. Paper

  30. Scissors

  31. Tape

  32. Imagination

  33. TESSELLATIONS Using Pattern Blocks

  34. Take some Squares Put them together so they touch side to side

  35. A Tessellation made of Squares

  36. Take some Triangles Put them together so they touch side to side

  37. A Tessellation made of Triangles

  38. A Tessellation made of Hexagons

  39. A Tessellation made with Two Types

  40. Two Different Pattern Blocks

  41. Two More Pattern Blocks

  42. A Tessellation made of Several Types

  43. Examples of Escher Tessellations

  44. Another TESSELLATION

  45. How to Create an Escher Tessellation