Derrol hard at work on his kite.


For those who don't know J.R. Tolman, you really are missing out. He is a tireless kitemaker who loves to teach others to make kites. Even when working with children, everything that he does is as authentic to traditional kites as possible.


He taught this class from bamboo splitting on, and all of the kites were hand printed from a carved woodblock.

Here is Nannette putting the final touches on her kite!