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 March 2012

The Brixton Penny is Named

IMG_3762My contribution of fabric rag ribbons for the Naming Ceremony of the legendary Brixton Penny.

28 March 2012

Transforming T-Shirts

IMG_3701IMG_3699After a very focussed, intense project, I thought it would be fun to hand over complete creative freedom to my 10:15 club for their next project. I gave them each two t-shirts and challenged them to transform them in whatever way they liked...

Here, the masterpieces of Felix, Tilly, Andreas and Sean, in that order.

13 March 2012

Zoe's World

I stumbled across an old exhibition brochure at Orleans House Gallery and found myself in a thrilling world of people and activity. Zoe Kakolyris creates a beautiful array of naive paintings which, in the same way as children's characters, are full of the stories and the actions of her people. There's just something I really like about the way that every single person seems to be up to a different kind of mischief! And, though they might appear to be simple paintings, imagine the though that goes into composing a picture as busy as this...

5 March 2012