M.c. Escher Project

M.C. Escher Master of Illusion

You'll be introduced to the art of M.C. Escher who combined math and art to create amazing images, and then you'll learn how to make your own tessellation. Project by Mindy Kirton.


  • Pencil and eraser

  • Black sharpie marker or other dark color felt tip marker. (Can also use crayon or black ball point pen if that's all you have.)

  • Sheet of white paper, cardstock, posterboard, or drawing paper - 8.5 x 11" or larger.

  • (4+) 3"x 3" cards. You can cut down 3x5" index cards, cardstock, or used cereal/cracker boxes.

  • Scissors and tape (clear or masking is ok)

  • Watercolors or crayons/colored pencils. (optional but they look best with color)

Student Samples

Send us a photo of your creation! We'd love to see what you're working on. program@arttogrowon.com