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Sunday funday -- MC Escher is another one of my favorite illustrators.

Sunday funday -- MC Escher is another one of my favorite illustrators.

The Calvert Canvas: Adventures in Middle School Art!: Warm & Cool Portraits with Tessellations

The Calvert Canvas: Adventures in Middle School Art!: Warm & Cool Portraits with Tessellations

“g0df00d:  M. C. Escher’s Circle Limit Series (I-V)  Great example of what is known as “hyperbolic geometry”.  In which the curved lines act in the same way straight lines do in Euclidean geometry.  In the last picture with the red lines laid over Circle Limit I, all lines would be straight lines if on a sphere, but since it’s flat they curve and make it looked “pinched” or “fisheyed”.      ”

“g0df00d: M. C. Escher’s Circle Limit Series (I-V) Great example of what is known as “hyperbolic geometry”. In which the curved lines act in the same way straight lines do in Euclidean geometry. In the last picture with the red lines laid over Circle Limit I, all lines would be straight lines if on a sphere, but since it’s flat they curve and make it looked “pinched” or “fisheyed”. ”

Nobody does it better than ESCHER. One can take the simplest of objects, repeat it, and create an astounding statement.

Nobody does it better than ESCHER. One can take the simplest of objects, repeat it, and create an astounding statement.

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