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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation Librarian/Artist
Location Oamaru, North Otago, New Zealand
Introduction My name is Debbie (Price-Ewen) - aka "Debrina Altered". I am a mixed media artist but also love to paint. My other jobs include being a mum to my son Jason and a librarian (where I can get all the inspiration I need from my books!). I also love writing and reading poetry, trading atc's, writing letters to random people and including a bit of art in and on the envelope, my boho house and garden, cooking, sewing, knitting, and any other domestic goody yum yum pursuits...
Interests Art, artists, books, altered books, libraries, museums, mail art, altered art, mixed media, owls, light houses, stormy nights, old school goth, reading, writing, poetry, journaling, round robins, swaps, challenges, acrylics, embroidery, gardening, something for free, jewelry making, quilting, crazy quilts, exhibitions, literature, collecting, buttons, trolls, poetry, sewing, knitting, crafts, permaculture, house, cooking, domestic goddess, mental health awareness, post natal depression
Favorite Movies Annie Leibovitz doco, Secret of Roan Inish, Darling Buds of May (series), House of Eliot (series), Project Runway (series), Stand By Me, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Cold Comfort Farm....
Favorite Music The Cure, Isis, Dj Shadow, Lorena McKinnitt, Imogen Heap, U2, Pink Floyd, Goldfrap, Grace Jones, Peter Gabriel, Orb, DJ Faust and Shorty, DJ Glyd, Sola Rosa, Shapeshifter, Little Bushmen, Smashing Pumpkins, Roots Manuva, Faithless, and many other genres including...classical, punk and metal....
Favorite Books Way way too many to list here: but here are some highlights: Eat, Love, Pray, the Puffin Annuals, Meg and Mog, The Book Thief, Mad Arm of the Y, Bill Bryson's Short History of Nearly Everything, Moyra Caldecott's Tall Stones trilogy, Ireland: A Novel, Wraethethu, anything by Charles de Lint, Bernie Berlin's Artist Trading Card Workshop, and oh I could go on and on and on (hey, I'm a LIBRARIAN!!)

If mud is dirt plus water, what is clay?

water plus dirt?