HOW TO – Penrose Stamps

Craft & Design

Bold Lentil makes stamp art from Roger Penrose’s mathematical figures, and shows you how:

The result is, I think, a nice irregular geometry that is visually distinct and eye catching. You can scan the Penrose stamped patterns and then have even more fun digitally editing the patterns into additional patterns and shapes. The challenge of a sudoku and the simplicity of stamping. Funky geometric forms liberated from dry mathematical journals and spray painted on the side of my bright red toolbox. If you’ve had more fun with a stamp pad and an eraser, it probably wasn’t legal, or least the mathematicians weren’t interested.

How to make Penrose tile stamps – [via] Link.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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