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.

22 August 2013

Carnival Hats

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For Art Club's contribution to this year's Twickenham Carnival parade, I was keen to give a creative free reign to my group, who feature a number of talented, imaginative and independently minded souls. I knew they'd relish the opportunity to simply 'go for it' and really, there's nothing I like better than moving about, helping each person solve the troubles they encounter on their own mission.
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That said, we needed some coherence in order to be recognised as a group. They were tasked with making hats, as flamboyant as possible, and fitting with this year's theme of 'gardens'. Furthermore, we were requested by the lead Carnival artists to keep a colour scheme of 'hot colours' for our flowers. And so we set to work ...