Profile of Irina

My name is Irina. I design and make felted dolls animals. Being interested in art from an early age, I graduated from art school, and began full-time career, fine arts artist. When I came across a photograph of handmade felt dolls on the internet, I was instantly fascinated and began to learn the craft. I love animals and strive to re-create their likeness, using the most appropriate methods and the best materials. All my work is unique and one of a kind. They are made in a smoke-free environment. I hope that you will enjoy my creations as much as I enjoy making them!

Returns and Exchanges:
All sales are final, so please do not hesitate to ask questions before you make a Th!
Of - the nature of the custom elements and a lot of hours that go into this sculpture to order a portrait, I can not offer refunds or exchanges. Nevertheless, I will go above and beyond to make sure you are satisfied with your purchase. I'm doing a toy in his hand with a needle, which is very time consuming. Expensive materials, many hours and days of work go into each of my sculptures (170 hours)
I hope you like my creations, so how I do it!

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I accept Paypal and credit cards. Western Union money transfers are solid (contact me for more information). In Russia, I take cash or by bank transfer. All payments are expected within 3 -x days of purchase. I will send within 1-3 days after full payment. Shipping I will ship worldwide by air mail with a tracking number of the Russians. Please make sure your address is correct when you're done. International delivery varies depending on the country (up to 2-5 weeks Europe, Australia, 3-6 weeks).

Highlights of the interior of the toy wool Kotelnikova Irina (Russia, Glazov). That's why I decided to take Irina short interview about her latest works.

S.Mihaylenko Irina, tell us how you get started in manual creativity?

I.Kotelnikova: From early childhood, I loved to draw - it was the most important thing in my life! By profession I - Artist. Three years ago, I accidentally saw on the Internet photo knitted dolls. I decided for myself that the toys, this is what I wanted to do. Make a toy, this is equivalent to paint a picture!

S.Mihaylenko: What prompted you to create the interior of toys?

I.Kotelnikova: I started with the dolls. I always tried to put love and soul into the doll to make their living. I tried to do a variety of dolls, but stopped on the pet. I like to do unusual pet and feral cats. It has its operation performance technique, combined knitting technique and dry felting. All students on the frame can change the pose. I think it is important for the inner dolls, where, for example, cats can be laid at the fireplace or on the back of a chair, choosing any position for her. Today, I mainly domestic animal toy made of wool.

S.Mihaylenko: Irina, what inspires you to create your works of authorship?

I.Kotelnikova: His inspiration I draw on the Internet - namely, in the animal world. Sometimes it is even ashamed of how little I know about the unusual wild cats. I collect photos of animals, I think the breed description and photo trying to breed again. Of course, I and it helps my art education.

S.Mihaylenko Irina, tell us about your recent work?

I.Kotelnikova: Cheetah kittens struck me the number of spots on the body. And I decided that I definitely cheetah kitten with color. How wonderful that our wildlife is rich and the interior of the toy animals or pets will now appear on many connoisseurs of handmade.

S.Mihaylenko: What kind of animal do you most encouraging to work?

I.Kotelnikova: Well, of course, pets - cats and dogs. And especially - children, kittens and puppies. They just touch me and no new owner does not leave indifferent. S.Mihaylenko: Irina, and how you can purchase a authoring inner toy?

I.Kotelnikova: Look at my shop author. Here you can select your favorite toy or book interior of its production.

S.Mihaylenko: Irina, I know that your original works are very popular, and they can not always catch available. What if you want to buy such a good little kitty?

I.Kotelnikova: And you place an order through the website, we will contact you to discuss your wishes, and I spent 20 days on the record, I will fulfill your order.

S.Mihaylenko: Thank you, Irene. for the interesting story about your work. I sincerely wish you new creative heights and often we raduyte your wonderful creations! And we will tell about them collectors and handmade fans.

Interior handmade toy - an exclusive gift for your favorite. Author's work. A single copy. Eco-friendly materials. All the toys are made of natural wool for dry felting techniques.

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