Tuesday, 8 November 2011

How to make a simple tessellation without maths!

Well here we go!  I have another post to do on how to make a tessellation with mathematics so I thought I'd do this one to!  I love mixing art with maths!  All my girls, well except the baby, have had fun with this.


Step one - get a square piece of card.  Draw a pattern a bit like this:



Step two – with sticky tape stick them together so it makes a shape a bit like this:



Step three – Cut out a little shape like a triangle or a bump like the dotted line here:




Step 4 – Stick the cut out shape to the other side, so that the top and bottom will interlink. It should look a bit like this:






You should have something that looks a bit like this:





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