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Pineapple Tess (detail) by Ilan Garibi | by garibi ilan
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Pineapple Tess (detail) by Ilan Garibi

4.Tessellation - Pineapple and Mystery tessellation, by Ilan Garibi, from a 70X70 cm paper - this paper is made for tessellators. Folding the grid makes a very accurate one, although the paper is a bit hard to fold in perpendicular to the fibers. Reversing a fold [I (Ilan) make my grid by matching every two adjacent creases to create the fold between them, which needs a lot of reversing the folds] is quite easy, and the paper tends to “break” on the right place with a bit of pressure. Pre folding is very clean, where short fold lines do not affect the surrounding surface, so the final result is uncontaminated. Strength is another strong point, no tearing or weakening points, no fibers are showing in the corners.

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Taken on June 22, 2010