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Stranger Danger Dogs from Nepal

Super Bull Dogs from Nepal

In honor of Super Bowl Sunday, I hope your favorite team won, or at least didn't disappoint but these dogs are all winners.

Brocco English Bulldog by Megh Raj
Brocco is an English Bull Dog here painted by Megh Raj Thapa of Kathmandu.

BroccoBullDog
Brocco in person surrounded by his portraits.   He chose the Danger Dog to his immediate left (our right) by Sabala.   The other two are available at this time.

Birju.bulldog
Laverne is painted in the grass by Birju's studio.   Laverne's bulldog underbite is by Sagar.

Bulldog
Also by Sagar, this portrait of a bull dog certainly would keep me off the property!

Bulldog.Sabala_93
This portrait of Mick Jagger the English Bulldog is by Sabala of Surya Studios in Kathmandu.   My New York readers can see him in person by stopping by the OK Harris Cigar Store in Soho.

NepalArt French bulldog
Cash is a French Bull Dog, here hiding in the grass, as painted by Nepal Arts in Kathmandu.

 

All paintings featured today are available at this time.  Check out the NepalDog.com website's BullDog page for current availability and pricing.

Stay tuned for more about Folk Art from the Himalayas.   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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psm

Wow, just so nice and great works of portraits! Broco is a supermodel.

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