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I've been inspired by Eschers 'Sky and Water1' woodcut, his work is so mindblowing, it got me thinking whats the maths behind it. How did he do it?

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I suggest you to have a look at the following book: Contemporary Abstarct Algebra, by J.A.Gallian – Babak S. Feb 4 '13 at 14:58
See M.C. Escher: Art and Science by H.S.M Coxeter – user58512 Feb 4 '13 at 15:00

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