05 March 2008

5x5 M.C. Escher's Pretzel


M.C. Escher used to draw all sorts of pictures of impossible objects like stairways that ascended in loops and waterfalls that drained into their own tributaries.

If M.C. Escher tried to draw a pretzel, it just might have looked something like this cube pattern.

1 comment:

Waran said...

Uff, the solution below looks almost as complicated as the pattern itself:

5x5 M.C. Escher's Pretzel
WR WF- WR- · NF NB- · MR MF MR-
F- R2 D- · R L- · F · R L F D F · U D- · L- U-
TU- TF MR2 TF- R- TF MR2 TF- R TU
TD TB- MR2 TB L TB- MR2 TB L- TD-
NL2 NB2 ND2 (R F- · NU2 ND2 · F U F- · NU2 ND2 · F U- R-) ND2 NB2 NL2
U2 B2 · R L (NB- NU- NB NU) R- L- · B2 U2 (73 btm)