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.

10 February 2012

Complex Concertinas

IMG_3661[1]I have taken my teenagers through the incredible drill of book creation. I was bowled over by how they coped with the precision and perseverence required to fold, measure and cut a multitude of cardboard pieces, and they were rather proud of their outcomes!IMG_3659[1]As with my younger Art Club, this group began by exploring their dreams and aspirations in a range of black and white mixed media, and then used these and a selection of their photocopied work to create these flippy flappy books. These books are by Leonie (above) and Oliver (below)