have completed over 20 sketchbooks which I use to create the designs for kites.
Starting with quick 'thumbnail' ideas, doodles and scribbles, these are then
developed using specific visual themes.
visual dynamics of contemporary architecture captured in photographs taken
in cities such as New York, Berlin and Sydney, have been a source of inspiration
for kite designs.
dramatic architecture and visual rhythms in New York City was the inspiration
and ideal starting point for a new sketchbook of kite designs.
colour schemes for kites.
above: part of our display at the Festival International de Cerf-volant, Dieppe, France, 2012.
below: paper kites, inkjet printed, cut paper tails with coloured craft paper extensions.