Start with a square, cut out a couple of pieces from one edge, and reattach them on the opposite edge. The resulting shape can still be used as a tile.
By cutting out and reattaching more shapes, it is then easy to make complicated and striking tiles. Below, we have illustrated the steps involved in the making our own animal tile: the fabled coneheaded camel from the outback. Not a bad creation, from just a few cuts and pastes.