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.

19 June 2016

Alphabet Cards

IMG_7876Having a daughter prompted Liam and I into creative collaborations that somehow it had never occurred to us to do before. The latest was Liam's idea - to create alphabet cards for Feets' long journey into literacy.

For this one, Liam was far ahead of me and as he finished and I was steeped in early pregnancy lethargy, and then Feets started IMG_7877 spotting the first letter of her name, I had to find a quick and effective way to complete my half of the bargain.

I worked with oil pastels and watercolours which were roughly as effective as I'd hoped (bold, simple), though the oil does have the tendency to come off on the other cards ...