Metamorphosis Exploration

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Objective: See how recognizable figures can evolve from geometric tessellations

In each of these prints, Escher tells a story of recognizable figures evolving from geometric shapes. Describe the geometric shapes in each print, and describe the figures that emerge.

  1. Cycle
  2. Day and Night
  3. Liberation
  4. Metamorphosis I
  5. Metamorphosis II and its animated version
  6. Verbum

Handin: A sheet with answers to all questions.