Live from Kathmandu: Which Would You Choose?
Live from Kathmandu: Final Danger Dogs

Live from Kathmandu: Which Would You Choose Part 3

Folk art shaggy white dogs hand painted on metal in Nepal
Gandalf and Luna and their final 3

Bianca and Maggie and their final 3 by Indra, Megh Raj and Sagar (clockwise from top left).


Jou Jou, the charming mix of Boston Terrier and Bouvier, and her first 3 finals by Nara, Megh Raj and Indra (clockwise from top left).


Jou Jou in her second set of portraits really looks comfy on her new red blanket.  By Megh Raj, Sagar and Dilip (clockwise from top left).


Razz the Austrailian Shepherd in his two different poses.   The running shots are by Nara and Jit Gurung *left to right) and Razz in the mountains is by Sagar.



Folk art beware of Chihuahuas hand painted on metal in Nepal
Gandalf and Luna in their 3 finals

This nice pair of Chihuahuas certainly look wonderful in their final 3 by Jit Gurung, Nara and Sagar (clockwise from top left).


Folk art Yellow Labrador hand painted on metal in Nepal
Bula and her final 3 portraits

 Bula the pretty Lab with her favorite toy.   Her final 3 are by Shahi, Sagar and Megh Raj (clockwise from top left).

Folk art Cavapoo hand painted on metal by a sign painter in Nepal
Zelda the Cavapoo and her final 3

Zelda the Cavapoo is Queen of her household.  Here are her royal portraits by Dilip, Indra and Punam (clockwise from top left).

Which one would you choose?  There are some hard choices ahead for these delightful dogs' owners.


I am in Nepal right now but no longer accepting orders.   You can order spring, 2016, and immortalize your pet. 

Want something by the holidays?   Go to   There are over 72 breeds and counting...

Since there is expected political unrest in Nepal in November, please get your orders in early...

Now is the time to order:   Be ahead of the Pack!   Orders now being accepted for the November 2015 trip.  I will be back in early December 2015 in plenty of time to mail holiday orders.

1. Please send me a photo of your pet.  I will give it to three different artists, giving you a choice of 3 paintings and three people will get work.   Each painting is about one square foot and is on metal with synthetic enamel paint.   These can be hung indoors or out.

2. Let me know what you would like it to say.

3. Let me know what style of portrait you would prefer:   naive, realistic, colorful, etc.

4. Tell me your pet's name and breed.   

5. Send your photo to me at:  
That's it !

Satisfaction is guaranteed as I accept no money up front.   If you do not like one of the three, you pay nothing, and the 3 artists are paid in full in any case.   Let me know what you want it to say and that's it!

The cost is $250 plus shipping.   Shipping is around $18 per sign (to and from the US).   And 9.75% California sales tax for California residents.  
Pay after choosing your portrait. 
Multiple pets on one sign cost more ($325 for Double, $400 for Triple).

Let's keep these artists painting.

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, and I get to help Nepali artists make a living.   Everybody is happy.   Rescue dogs from America get to rescue artists from Nepal!


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