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Pentagonal Mandala V

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The Black Widow Tessellation

The black polygons in this radial tessellation are regular decagons. The red figures are hourglass-shaped equilateral hexagons, which remind me of the distinctive red markings found on many black widow spiders.

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Tessellation of Concave Hexagons

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Another Tessellation of Octagons

Several tessellations of octagons have been published in this space in the past. Here’s the latest in this occasional series.

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Floral Shield #2

This is one of the aperiodic tilings made famous by Roger Penrose.

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Throwing Star Tessellation

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Tessellation of Blue Triangles and Yellow Concave Pentagons

Alternately, this can be seen as a tessellation of blue diconcave hexagons and yellow triconcave enneagons. Which do you see?

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