Kite Materials and Aesthetics - Coggle Diagram
Kite Materials and Aesthetics
Aesthetics of a kite
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, Pink
Different colours appeal to different people, so the audience the kite is made for must have the right colour.
Square, Circle, Octagon, etc.
This is also important for the different audience aims, as it attracts these people, if it is the right shape.
Patterns, shapes, etc.
The pattern is one of the most important objectives of aesthetics (as well as colour), as it could be the decider whether a certain person would purchase the kite you made.
Large, Medium, Small
The size should appeal to the chosen audience
Materials of a kite
Rip stop fabric
Benefits: Resistant to tearing and ripping, best strength-to-weight ratio
Benefits: Light, cheap, pretty, however, they are not good quality, and rip easily
Supports of the kite
Benefits: High flexibility, more durable, while still thin. It is also the cheapest option of rods for kites
Benefits: Light, stiff, and strong, however is much more expensive than fibreglass
Flying string and bridle
Braided Polyester Line
Benefits: Durable and high quality, minimum stretch, and does not absorb much water
Benefits: Little drag and stretch
Benefits: Traditionally used for kite-making for generations
Manja 12 Chord Thread
Used for big kites, as it is strong, thick and powerful