Megan Dowsett is a creative consultant working in museums, galleries and the arts, an illustrator who is finding her voice through personal and local projects, and a parent to two young beings who can't help but influence her creative journey.

Through the name Norris and the Flamingo, she shares the sense of adventure that runs through all of life, wherever we are on our journey. A sense of imagination, of possibility and discovery, for children and adults alike.

31 August 2010

Faris Badwin and the Art of Doodling

I followed the trail of some doodles I spotted in the newspaper ... and found hundreds of pages covered with circles and lines to create contorted figures, grotesqueries and eccentric delights. This is Faris Badwin at The Book Club in Shoreditch. Clearly the man has a unique mind and an obsessive hand, but the result is incredible. I responded by ordering a mug of coffee and opening my notebook to doodle.

I've never been a doodler. I once informed my tutor that I don't draw from my imagination. But maybe, having seen these, maybe, just maybe maybe, I will begin ...