Tutorial of “flagstone” tessellation basics

flagstone basics -1   It begins with an open-backed hex-twist (if you don’t know how to make an open-backed hex twist… well…. learn how) – bifurcate of the pleats on the back to produce a triangle twist as close to the hex twist as you can
flagstone basics -2 begin to split the next pleat (it starts to get tricky, and the paper will not lay flat, it will even try to resist your efforts at this point) to begin to form another open-backed hex twist on the other side
flagstone basics -3continue the process going from on side of the paper to the other, splitting pleats to make triangle twists and adding pleats to make hex twists
flagstone basics -4and there ya go

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