M.C. Escher

 

 

mc escher images

Born

June 17th, 1898

Died

March 27th, 1972

Best known for

Being one of the world’s most famous graphic artists and creating depictions of impossible realities

 

Watch this video about M.C. Escher

If I were M.C. Escher, I would wonder…

  1. What is our reality based on?
  2. How can I push myself to be better?
  3. How can I make people see the world differently?

The greatest challenge M.C. Escher faced was…

Trying to make a living when he was unable to join the military or go to school.

He overcame that challenge by…

Continuing to find an education and making more woodcuts and drawings.

Our favorite quote by M.C. Escher

“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it’s in my basement… let me go upstairs and check”

M.C. Escher’s 3 greatest achievements:

  1. Becoming one of the world’s most famous artists for his great mathematical prints
  2. Changing how people perceive the world
  3. Persevering through hard times

Three of M.C. Escher’ personality traits:

  1. Creative
  2. Determined
  3. Analytical

3 ways that I am just like him:

  1. I always try my hardest
  2. I use math everyday
  3. I like to be creative and think outside the box

Some of his most famous works of art:

drawing 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

drawing 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

drawing 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

drawing 4

 

 

 

 

 

drawing 5

Comments

  1. 1.I am VERY creative
    2.I LOVE to draw
    3.I think art is REALLY REALLY COOL

  2. 1. I am creative.
    2. I am a good artist.
    3. I like art.