Danger Dog Artists from the Tripureshwor District Part 1
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Danger Dog Artists from the Tripureshwor District Part 2

Here is the second group of artists from the Tripureshwor area of Kathmandu.   Enjoy.

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Lal Badahur of Himal Arts is painting a portrait of Mo the Pug. DSC03558
This is a portrait of Princess, a long-haired dachshund.   Lal signed these on the back.

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Aasha Arts from Kathmandu have a very primitive style.

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Here is Cash, a pug ordered through the Santa Monica Museum of Art by Aasha.

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This is a portrait by Mohan Newpane of a Nepali Alsatian.

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Here is the dapper and confident Mohan in the flesh.

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Krishna painted this portrait of Daddy the Catahula Leopard Dog.

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Krishna painted this portrait from a black and white newspaper clipping and made the dog brown.

All paintings on today's blog are available at this time.

More artists from the Tripureshwor district of Kathmandu soon.   Stay tuned.   In the meantime, you can always catch the NepalDog Channel on YouTube.    You might like the Nepali Folk Music too.

Danger Dogs from Nepal is a Fair Trade art project which promotes the dying art of signboards in Nepal.

Danger Dogs are handpainted signs painted on (often recycled) metal in Nepal.   Each piece is approximately one foot square (though some artists insist on different sizes) using synthetic enamel.   They can be hung indoors or out.

This hand-painted art form is fast disappearing in Kathmandu, as it already has in most parts of the world.   I pay fair trade wages, the artists get to paint again, pet lovers get a choice of three paintings for each commission, three people get work, and I get to help Nepali artists make a living.   Everybody is happy.   Rescue dogs from America get to rescue artists from Nepal!

I am now accepting custom orders for the next Danger Dog trip to Nepal sometime in spring 2011.     You tell me what you would like it to say!

Your satisfaction is guaranteed as I accept no money up front.   All artists get paid in any case.   You pay only if you like one  (or more) of the portraits of your pet.

Please contact me if you need a special present, as after making over 1700 of these art pieces I have just about every breed imaginable.   Please write me at ampage1@gmail.com with any requests or questions. 

Micro-finance through art patronage.  

Give someone you love a portrait of someone they love - and support art from the Himalayas -- Dogmandu.

 Visit the NepalDog.com website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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