RudkinStudio

Enchanted Animal Sculptures by Rudkin Studio

Louisville, Colorado On Etsy since 2009

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RudkinStudio

Enchanted Animal Sculptures by Rudkin Studio

Louisville, Colorado | 1,720 Sales

Announcement    I hand build my sculptures so each is infused with its own soul. No piece is done until it looks as if it could hop, scurry, or bound off the sculpting table!
Because I love the varying earth tones of clay, I often incorporate different colored clay bodies into a single piece and usually finish sculptures with stains that highlight the natural colors and textures. I also enjoy building animals on antique toys.

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Last updated on Mar 26, 2020

I hand build my sculptures so each is infused with its own soul. No piece is done until it looks as if it could hop, scurry, or bound off the sculpting table!
Because I love the varying earth tones of clay, I often incorporate different colored clay bodies into a single piece and usually finish sculptures with stains that highlight the natural colors and textures. I also enjoy building animals on antique toys.

State sales tax added as required.

**Shipping will be less frequent during this virus outbreak **

* Get more info and see more work at https://rudkinstudio.com/

* Keep up-to-date on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/RudkinStudio

* Sign up for newsletter: http://eepurl.com/fJy9g

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About RudkinStudio

Sales 1,720
On Etsy since 2009

I had to became a sculptor because my fingers remembered

I was not always an artist. I used to be an academic— a researcher, professor, and author in community studies and education. My identity shifted in 1996. The university class I was scheduled to teach didn’t make enrollment and I found myself with a free evening.

“Why don’t you come to my drop-in clay class,” a friend asked. I had worked with clay as a child and thought it might be fun to try again. So I went. And my fingers remembered. They pushed into the clay and the clay would not let go. I spent the next 15 years figuring out how I could sculpt full-time.

In 2005 two big events occurred in my artist timeline. I built my art studio and I adopted a most mischievous labradoodle named Tupelo Honey. I call him my muse.

Tupelo Honey was goofy, cuddly, enthusiastic, and completely joy motivated, which meant he got into a lot of trouble. He ate whole watermelons and steel wool and money. He pranced through the neighbors’ prize-winning roses and slept wherever he pleased –like on the dining room table. He was a perpetual puppy and a LOT of work but I admire him. Tupelo Honey knew how to stay open to the innumerable joys of a new day and he reminded me that breaking rules in the spirit of adventure does not make you a bad dog (though people may forget this when they are mopping up).

Tupelo Honey passed in October 2018. Always in my heart. And in my fingers.

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  • Jennifer Rudkin

    Owner

    I am a full-time ceramic artist specializing in animal sculptures. I grew up in NYC but now live in Colorado with my partner, our two sons, plus a cat, a chameleon, and two dogs.

Shop policies

Last updated on March 5, 2020
Thanks so much for your interest in RudkinStudio's enchanted animals sculptures.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
If you are not pleased with your purchase, contact me as soon as possible after receiving your sculpture and I will do my best to make this situation right.
Payment
I accept any form of payment. Contact me if you prefer a method other than credit card or paypal. Sales tax charged as required by law. Payment is required before shipping.
Shipping
I try to ship within three business days of payment. Each item is packaged with care and most are shipped through USPS with insurance and delivery confirmation (except for very small boxes). Larger and more expensive items may be shipped through FedEx with their fragile pack and insurance for added security. If you would like a particular shipping method, please contact me.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please contact me for any special requests: gift messages, shipping to multiple addresses, etc.

Only about 50% of my sculptures appear on online. Contact me if you're looking for something in particular-- I just might have it.

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