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Colin's Creatures

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Charming and Delightful Visit

My 15 year old daughter and I took a road trip to the Asheville area so that we could choose our... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Sarah G
Bah Ram Ewe!

While in Asheville and looking for an adventure of a different kind, I contacted Colin to visit his... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2017
Lamar A
Statesville, North Carolina
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6 Jul 2018
“Charming and Delightful Visit”
2 Dec 2017
“Bah Ram Ewe!”
A collection of lifelike fine porcelain/mixed medium animals that feel as good as they look. Over sixty breeds of sheep plus many other domestic animals and wildlife. Also nativities and pet cremains urns.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
2 Devonshire Pl, Asheville, NC 28803-2207
+1 828-215-6006
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

My 15 year old daughter and I took a road trip to the Asheville area so that we could choose our sheep in person and meet the artist behind them. From first contact, Colin was amiable and accommodating to our travel plans. When we arrived...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

While in Asheville and looking for an adventure of a different kind, I contacted Colin to visit his studio. We arrived and were greeted outside and were in awe of what we saw. The creatures are extremely life like and there is a variety to...More

Thank Lamar A
Colin R, Owner at Colin's Creatures, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2017

Thanks Lamar, I hope you and Kim had a great trip. Cheers Colin

Reviewed August 14, 2017

My husband had gifted me with several of Colin's sheep for past Christmases to add to my collection. They have always been my favorites. When planning a trip to the NC Mountains, we realized that Colin's workshop was in Asheville. We made a special point...More

Thank Blake H
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

After purchasing a few of Colin's sweet sheep sculptures online, I was so glad to finally meet Colin and see his workshop--and, of couse, get another sheep. It was interesting to learn how he designs and crafts his creations and to see so many of...More

Thank Nita T
Colin R, Owner at Colin's Creatures, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

You're so kind! Thank you Colin

Reviewed January 9, 2017

All hand made with quality materials from home and far away. Colin puts his heart into making these wonderful replicas of sheep, dogs, cattle, etc. I was so impressed that I bought a ram, an ewe and a lamb. Great keepsakes and wonderful memories. Colin...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Haven't been to his studio but have seen many of his creations at a big animal fiber event. Words cannot describe how realistically his animals are! He is a true artist.

Thank bonnierdh
Reviewed October 21, 2016

My husband and I visited Colin's studio on a gorgeous afternoon in October. Even though it was a Sunday, Colin took time with us and described how he created his wonderful creatures. I'm an artist, so I really enjoyed the description of his process. He...More

Thank joysuthe
Reviewed October 6, 2016

We visited Colin's studio (with his great directions) after seeing his many varieties of hand-crafted sheep and other animals on his website. He showed us the process of making the animals (including porcelain faces, cast stone bodies and woven fur from Steiff). He reproduces the...More

Thank radknit
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We prearranged a visit with Colin and he provided assistance in locating his studio. Once we arrived, Colin explained how he made the creatures and shared stories of his adventures in studying the live animals. I recommend stopping by the next time you're in Ashville,...More

Thank Kris A
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful visit with Colin and his creatures. Each animal has its own special personality. I loved choosing one to take home with me.

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