- Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm
- Crayola Scissors
- Crayola Fine Line Markers - 12 Count
- Crayola Crayons - 24 Count
- Cardstock Paper - 7.6 cm x 7.6 cm (3" x 3") - 1 piece per student
- Clear Tape
- Start with a square of heavy weight paper 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm.
- Cut out a section of the square.
- Start at one vertex and end at the vertex beside it.
- Translate the shape by sliding it to the opposite side of the square.
- Tape the shape to the square.
- Be sure to fit it right up against the edge of the square.
- Cut out a new shape from the straight side of the square.
- Slide it across to the other side and tape it in place.
- Trace your new shape in at least 3 different positions on a piece of drawing paper.
- See what they remind you of.
- Choose the idea you like the best and use it to tessellate the shape across your paper.
- Draw the shape and details with marker.
- Use regular or twistable crayons to fill in the design.
- Blend at least 2 colours together in each space.
- View your work with fresh eyes.
- What impact does your use of blended colour have on the overall design?
- How does the use of detail contribute to the effectiveness of the overall design?
- How and why does the tessellation work?