Difference between revisions of "Self-Similarity Exploration"
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- Look at Square Limit (Magic of M.C. Escher pg. 182), and the geometric scaffolding on page 183. Figure out how the scaffolding corresponds to the printed image.
- How many woodblocks would Escher have carved to make Square Limit? How many times would he have pressed the block to make one print? (Hint: Look for his initials in the print).
- The Face of War.
- Look at Print Gallery and also look at Escher’s preparatory sketches for Print Gallery in Magic of M.C. Escher, pages 130-133. What’s going on in this picture? Is it self-similar?
- Explore the Escher and the Droste Effect website. How did they fill in the hole in the middle of Print Gallery? Describe the self-similarity of the filled-in picture.