Megan Dowsett is a creative consultant working with museums and galleries, and an illustrator who is finding her voice through personal and local projects.

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.

8 February 2011

Lessons in Relief and Intaglio

IMG_0005Here at last, are the glorious joys of Collograph.

Above, printed in relief, made by rolling ink onto the surface and printing it.
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Below, printed intaglio, when you press ink into the plate and then polish the surface, leaving ink only in the cracks to be pressed onto damp paper.

I didn't expect the relief print to work as it's a very subtly textured plate, but I'm remarkably pleased with both!