as always, I am a bit late but hey – at least I am consistent! 🙂
May meeting was really great! Our guest, Dennis Foster is truly amazing kite-maker and quilter, don’t you think? I am so proud to be able to say that I had a little bit to do with him becoming a quilter and it was and always is such a pleasure having him in my class. You can count on Dennis to come back with a masterpiece of his own after taking a class – teacher’s biggest reward! 🙂
So he started by showing us one of the early kites he made:Some smaller ones too (but so cool-looking, don’t you think?)
And then came Bargello design kites – SPECTACULAR!
Or how about some optical illusions effect:
Dennis’ big inspiration are quilt patterns and designs – so how about this for Ricky Tims’ Kaleidoscope:
Or a bit bigger one:
Even bigger and more spectacular:
Oh and for a glimpse on how amazing these look while flying in the sky, you put the lite against the window:
Some other classic quilt patterns are Dennis’ inspiration too:
Or New York beauty:
Or Renae Merrill’s spirals:
And then some amazing original designs – start on the paper first:
And then make a spectacular kite:
Or maybe this one:
All I can say is – AMAZING!
Oh and if you are wondering – yes, Dennis makes amazing quilts too! Kaleidoscope one:
New York beauty:
Or this flowery design by yours truly (I am so proud! 🙂 )
How is all this for an inspirational work? Dennis’ kites are so spectacular – now we all need to see them fly in the sky! And YES, the all DO fly well! How amazing is that?
I can’t wait to see what is the next marvelous kite coming out of the Dennis Foster workshop – we must ask him to come again!
Have a colorful Tuesday in flying colors,