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Creating Escher-type drawings

Author: Ernest R Ranucci; J L Teeters
Publisher: Palo Alto, CA : Creative Publications, ©1977.
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A study of transformational geometry with reference to the drawings of M.C. Escher with an appendix on his life and art.
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Named Person: M C Escher; M C Escher
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest R Ranucci; J L Teeters
ISBN: 0884880877 9780884880875
OCLC Number: 3714051
Description: vii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION --
PLANE TESSELLATIONS: Types of Tessellations --
PLANE TESSELLATIONS: The Mathematics of Tessellations --
PLANE TESSELLATIONS: Summary --
TRANSFORMATIONS AND SYMMETRY: Translations --
TRANSFORMATIONS AND SYMMETRY: Rotations --
TRANSFORMATIONS AND SYMMETRY: Reflections --
TRANSFORMATIONS AND SYMMETRY: Plane Symmetry --
TRANSFORMATIONS AND SYMMETRY: Summary --
ALTERING BY TRANSLATION: Altering Parallelograms by Translation --
ALTERING BY TRANSLATION: Altering Hexagons by Translation --
ALTERING BY TRANSLATION: Summary --
ALTERING BY ROTATION: Altering Polygons by Rotation of Sides --
ALTERING BY ROTATION: Altering Polygons by Rotation of Half-Sides --
ALTERING BY ROTATION: Altering Polygons by Rotation of Sides and Half-Sides --
ALTERING BY ROTATION: Summary --
ALTERING BY REFLECTION AND ROTATION: Altering Triangles by Reflection --
ALTERING BY REFLECTION AND ROTATION: Altering Triangles by Reflection and Rotation --
ALTERING BY REFLECTION AND ROTATION: Altering Rhombi by Reflection and Rotation --
ALTERING BY REFLECTION AND ROTATION: Altering Hexagons by Reflection and Rotation --
ALTERING BY REFLECTION AND ROTATION: Summary --
SUMMARY OF CHAPTERS ONE THROUGH FIVE --
ANALYZING ESCHER'S TESSELLATIONS --
USING IMAGINATION AND SPECIAL TECHNIQUES --
WORKSHEETS FOR DEVELOPING TECHNIQUES: Practicing Drawing Translations, Reflections, and Rotations --
WORKSHEETS FOR DEVELOPING TECHNIQUES: Creating Tessellations by Translation --
WORKSHEETS FOR DEVELOPING TECHNIQUES: Creating Tessellations by Rotation --
WORKSHEETS FOR DEVELOPING TECHNIQUES: Creating Tessellations by Reflection and Rotation --
SELECTED GRIDS --
BIBLIOGRAPHY --
APPENDIX: ESCHER'S LIFE AND ART.
Responsibility: E.R. Ranucci, J.L. Teeters.

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A study of transformational geometry with reference to the drawings of M.C. Escher with an appendix on his life and art.

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