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Misja

Misja
Date Joined: September 5, 2008
Last Online: January 28, 2015

Country: Netherlands
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About Me

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I'm an artist from the Netherlands; mostly assemblage and collage but I also draw, paint, bind books, make prints etc. As for the 9-to-5: I'm a games designer.

I like old things. I like beauty. I like people.

Favorite Books

Not so much particular titles - but I have some favourite writers: Neil Gaiman, Jack Vance, Neal Stephenson, Garth Nix, Douglas Coupland. And more. Many more.

Favorite Movies

Collecting movies is one of my guilty vices. So it's near impossible to pick a favourite. I've seen these movies a lot of times, though: All the Indiana Jones movies - Sex, Lies & Videotape - Prospero's Books - Brazil. I have a number of favourite directors as well: Greenaway, Gilliam, Kubrick, (early) Spielberg. Some TV series I like a lot: Red Dwarf, Lost, Firefly.

I could go on for a while...

Favorite Music

Dead can dance, Lisa Gerrard, Placebo, They Might be Giants, Ultravox, Kate Bush. Anything from the 80s and Slay Radio...

Not really into

Pink & fluffy stuff. Disney, Diddle. Unicorns or faeries. Hello Kitty. You catch my drift :)

Very much into

Old stuff: paper, newspapers, photographs, books. Sand, stones, shells, beads & seeds. Glass bottles. Marbles. Boxes. Lists. Museums (especially the ones that time forgot and that have hardly any visitors coming in...).

Ratings

taoiionam rated for ATC Animal Triptych (not hinged) on Jun 20, 2012
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Comment: Oh. my. god. Mail like this makes me happy for weeks ^0^ Thank you for your more than generous package and the totally amazing artwork!! The snakes are terrific and there are many interesting details on the cards. You deserve a million hearts!!
Response: Aaah! Glad you like it. I was a little apprehensive - you might have hated snakes! Thanks for the rating and the (million) heart(s). :D
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Comment: This was such an amazing envelope to open!!!! I love the cards, so much!!! They are so original and so well illustrated, thank you! I also love the little tidbits with it. A million hearts and hugs. Thank you!!!!!
Response: Ah, I'm glad you like them! And have fun with the tidbits :D
CarrotsKanFli rated for * ATC * Grunge on Aug 6, 2011
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Comment: Thanks for the cards, they look really great!
Response: Thanks! They were a lot of fun to make as well ... 'grunge' is such a natural style...
GeekChic rated for Retro ATC on Jul 23, 2011
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Comment: Thank you so much for all the ATCs and extras, they're really cool! (I think "Misja" is an awesome name, lol) ;)
Response: Guess we'll have to join the cool names club, then ... ;D Thanks for the rating!
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Comment: Thanks for the ATCs! I'm glad you had fun and enjoyed the swap.
Response: Thanks for the rating - I hade fun making them!
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Comment: Misja! It works, it works, it works! Thank you for the very cool looking kaleidocycle. :o)
Response: Wheeee! Yours works really well. I have it on my desk, next to my computer and I often end up playing with it. It's a bit of a magical object, isn't it?
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Comment: This matchbox is SO cool! I love the size and how sturdy it is. And your drawings are really lovely. :) I'm thinking the word is "deer"...? Pictures of a deer, ent (I had to look that up!), elephant and rain? But maybe not because deer is one of the pictures? Could be "reed". Let me know!! Also, if you want to make a matchbox in the future, [here's the template I used](http://www.etsy.com/storque/how-to/how-tuesday-matchbox-valentines-with-rachel-johnson-6948/). It was pretty fun making one. :)
Response: haha - you nearly got it. But 'deer' would be a bit of a giveaway if one of the pictures is a deer... It was: Trunk Rain Ent Elk (a tricky one, this). So the word was TREE. And I'm glad you liked it. Thanks for the <3
greengirl rated for 2 Part ATC swap on Jul 5, 2010
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Comment: Oh my! You sent some fun things and also some challenging ones! I'm going to have to think about it for a day before I really dig in! Thanks!
Kimminita rated for ATC Koniginnedag on May 4, 2010
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Comment: Dank je wel voor de ATC's! En de kaarten zijn prachtig.
Response: Dank voor je score, sorry dat ze wat laat waren. Vond het leuk ze te maken.
DragonWatcher rated for ATC Koniginnedag on May 4, 2010
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Comment: Dabk je wel voor de ATCtjes :D wat heb je dat leuk gedaan !
Response: Dank je wel. Excuses dat ik er wat laat mee was. Vond het leuke ATC's om te maken.
Creaklijntje rated for Inchie swap on Mar 16, 2010
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Comment: Misja Dank je wel voor de leuke inchies. Ik ga ze gebruiken in mijn Scrap werk.
Response: Da's fijn om te horen! ben benieuwd wat je er allemaal mee gaat doen. En bedankt voor de rating...
roosje rated for Profiel Verrassing Swap on Mar 5, 2010
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Comment: Ik laat alle heerlijkheden uit mijn pakketje nog eens door mijn handen gaan.Dit is echt smullen!Hartelijk bedankt voor al deze fantastische verrassingen.
Response: :D Graag gedaan. Blij dat ik je profiel een beetje heb kunnen "lezen".
stacirose rated for Gift of Art on Jan 21, 2010
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Comment: This was so late and SO worth the wait. I am so happy you chose me to give this spectacular work of art a welcome home! I am ecstatic and can't wait to see more of your art! :D
Response: Wow, thanks for the praise! :D I'm glad it got there in one piece (it did, right?) and I'm really glad you like it. Your profile was fairly specific and I tried to make something that would fit it. It seems to have worked :D Thanks for the heart, and again: sorry it was so late.
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful ATC!! Ilove the angeland every thing is perfect Thanks for the interesting extras :)
Response: The angel was fun to make. In fact the whole ATC was fun to make. Wish I had had more time, because I had some more ideas, and I would have made bunch of them for you. Thanks for the heart.
Michele360 rated for Board Game ATC on Oct 23, 2009
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Comment: Wow! What a great ATC! I am thrilled to add it to my collection. Thank you so much for all the interesting paper bits as well. I know I will find inspiration in everything you sent!
Response: Thanks for the <3 ; I'm glad you like the card, and I'm convinced you can put the other bits and bobs to good use :D
greengirl rated for Board Game ATC on Oct 21, 2009
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Comment: Yeah! Super cute! I love the fold out card. So lovely and thanks for all the goodies along with it. I can't wait to use them!
Response: Ah, glad you like it - and again, sorry for forgetting to send it out. Shame on me. I'd forget my head if it weren't bolted on. :)
indigo rated for Personal Shrine on Jul 29, 2009
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Comment: What a lovely little shrine. It made it across the Atlantic mostly intact. I adore it.
Response: Argh: MOSTLY intact? Anything critical broken? :( I could probably tell you how to fix stuff, so let me know if I can be helpful in any way (as if you wouldn't be crafty enough to try it yourself). But I am glad you like it... kinda special that a sea shrine makes it across the Atlantic :D
Moominbrooke rated for Invisible City Postcard #2 on Apr 21, 2009
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Comment: Ooh! I am blown away by your fantastic work! I love the stamps. Pacem espertuy! :0)
Response: Whoo - I'm glad you like the card. I had so much fun making it! :D
sparklypixiedust rated for Steampunk ATCs on Apr 8, 2009
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Comment: Thanks so much. I loved all the goodies you included . thank you
Response: No problem ... please make beautiful things with them! :D
wingedmuse rated for Ocean Life ATC on Mar 3, 2009
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Comment: thanks so much, these ATCs are absolutely gorgeous!
Response: Thank you for the rating and the <3 ! I had a lot of fun making them, and I'm glad you like them...

Rating Overview

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5.0000 29 0 0
Completed Fives Threes Ones
26 30 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
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Comments

Kimbeewa on Jul 23, 2010:

Wow! I LOVE what you did with the materials I sent you for the 2 part ATC swap ♥ And 3 ATCs....So amazing! Thank you so much, this was so fun!

roosje on Mar 5, 2010:

Ha,nu ben ik ook eigenaar van een echt stukje Misja kunst!Prachtig gemaakt en het spreekt me erg aan.Ik ben ook wel nieuwschierig naar het verhaal van Red Bear?!Ook de diverse papieren en het prachtige lint uit mijn pakket maken me helemaal blij!Bedankt Misja!

littleZ on Jan 26, 2010:

Welkom bij 'Dutch swappers'!

stacirose on Jan 8, 2010:

Come join the new swaps at the Professional Artists!

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Staci

stacirose on Dec 30, 2008:

HAVE A WONDERFUL NEW YEAR!

NEW YEAR

©2008 Staci Rose. All rights reserved.

marilavado on Nov 12, 2008:

Hello!

I am the new founder for the European Swappers group. Please come and take a look at the new games and swaps and leave any ideas for swaps you would like to see in the forums.

Thanks!

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