Day 1 - Concentric kite - Jackie Maciel , Kevin Reynolds and Robert Brasinngton
Which kite should I make? Should I pick door number 1,2 3, or 4?
Robert starts to explain the process of making one of his kites
The applique method Robert uses borrows from Randy Thom, Ron Gibian and others.
He has added some neat tweaks to make them Brasington kites
A thick paper stock is used to make the templates. The colour changes are all cut out into sections too!
Robert Brasington, Jackie Maciel(hidden), John Nevins, Heather Engman, Rob Banks, Mellissa Maquire and Gary Quinton.
Jon Hosford rolls up his new organza tail.
Don Tuff is all set to go!
Kim Linehan, Rob Banks & Beth Oldmixon
Robert Brasington helps Tony Ottis.
Gary Engvall. YES,..it's really him ;-)
Many cleared out early but we got 9 of the 18 kites in the photo.
Jon tries out a very cool iFlite indoor kite.
Kevin tries out another larger indoor kite
Something very scarey almost drove us off the road on the way home Saturday night
A variation on a delta by Brasington
A very modular design by Brasington
Some very fine kites indeed!
Can you pick which one iof the five s a duplicate?? The orange one of course!
Concentric kite number 1
Concentric kite number 1 in hot colours
Concentric kite number 2
Concentric kite number 3
Concentric kite number 4
It's called Lysithea. It looks like a lunar lander!!! Nice stuff!
Rob Banks our host! Don't let the shirt fool you Rob will sell you a kite. Note the elapsed time camera Rob set up?
Day 2 - Wind Tulip - Jeanette and Jon Hosford
Rob Banks or Windswept kites!
Jackie and I worked together on Concentric kite number 3!
2011 AKA award winner Kevin Reynolds!!!
2011 AKA award winner Ben Hugget
Kim Linehan lends an ear to Don Tuff :-)
Thomas Shanken. This guys know everyone on the east coast :-)
Past AKA Pres. Gary Engval!l
Last cuts on the Wind Tulip eh Thom?
Robert was great. He checked everyones work several times per session. really minimized the mistakes for all!
The proud Wind Tulip makers with master kite builder Robert Brasington
Again a few left early but I got 7 out of the 13 that were made.
Wow Rob, the floor even sparkles now!
Robert tries his hand at one of the iFlight indoor kites
Kevin warns, "Watch out Carlos!"
Final group shot and another fun filled day in Beverly Farms Mass.!!!
The night can't be complete without some Mexican food in the historical fishing village of Glouster
It's love :-) Thank you for a great weekend Rob and Robert!!!!