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platypus 1g fabric by sef on Spoonflower - custom fabric

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by sef

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By SEF

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Description:

A jigsaw-like tessellation of a duck-billed platypus.

A jigsaw-like tessellation of a duck-billed platypus. The current, single-hue colouring scheme preserves the underlying glide symmetry in one direction but the presence of head vs tail features destroys the mirror reflections.

Currently displaying relatively natural earthy tones of platypus, all squirming up the page. Other colours, stylings, sizes and orientations are available on request and you can even ask for a combination of several designs together.

See also:
tetrad rotational version
more mammal designs
other tessellations
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mylovenart

mylovenart says: This really is, awfully clever! I love it!

Posted over 2 years ago.

lilola

lilola says: Love it!

Posted about 4 years ago.

sef

sef says: No. In the top 100 though. ;-)

Posted over 4 years ago.

victori...

victorialasher says: I agree, cute; and I'm always a fan of tessellations, even if the mirror reflections have been destroyed. Perhaps another top ten here.

Posted over 4 years ago.

sef

sef says: You don't need to apologise for finding a platypus to be cute! :-D Anyone is entitled to have their own opinion over whether or not something is cute. But I didn't <u>do</u> anything to the platypus in the image to specifically make it cute (kawaii or whatever). It's going to be an intrinsic feature of the platypus itself (in the minds of individual viewers).

Posted over 4 years ago.

bippidi...

bippidiiboppidii says: Terrific tesselation of very cute (sorry) platypus, Sef, makes such a satisfying pattern.

Posted over 4 years ago.

sef

sef says: It was a perfectly painless procedure for the platypus. ;-)

Posted over 4 years ago.

ravenous

ravenous says: Trust you to tessellate the platypus! This is cool!

Posted over 4 years ago.

wiccked

wiccked says: this is definitely cute, Sef. I agree with Shelley!

Posted over 4 years ago.

sef

sef says: Perhaps people aren't generally freaked out by the platypus any more.

Posted over 4 years ago.

pavlovais

pavlovais says: Brilliant, Sef!

Posted over 4 years ago.

sef

sef says: That's probably an in-the-eye-of-the-beholder thing.

Posted over 4 years ago.

shelley...

shelleymade says: :) I thought you didn't do cute Sef! Very nice...

Posted over 4 years ago.