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.

15 August 2011

Earth Sculpture

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Another day of elements, this time, Earth Sculpture ... With my 6-9 year olds, I felt they had used clay plenty of times so was out to try something new. Thus, the messiest day (well, another messy day) in Orleans House history, as we explored ways of using kinds of earth to make sculpture. Compost, the original earth, secretly embedded with seeds that, fingers crossed, will spring into giant bean stalks. And sand, the one material that every child already sculpts every summer, without an atom of encouragement ...
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