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.

25 June 2014

The Art of Milk Bottle Tops

IMG_6676As I sorted through our accumulated rubbish I found a lot of 'hoardings' that I decided to accept I would never used. Fellow freecyclers were happy to take my cork collections, the marbles and various other bits, but strangely no-one wanted my bag of milk bottle tops! And I just couldn't bring myself to throw away such a rich resource ... IMG_6674
And so began the project to fill our folding screen with assorted memorabilia. I had visions of children turning the beads and bottle tops to make all sorts of patterns, never realising the whole 'sound' potential the thing holds too. Now my mind turns to interactive thoughts for the other windows of the screen ...