Live from Kathmandu: Even more finals from Sagar!
Live from Kathmandu: More finals from Sagar

Live from Kathmandu: First Finals from Sagar

Sagar Bitsa has finalized many of his portraits.   I can't wait to hear what you think of his latest works.    Please keep in mind that these paintings all look better in person!

Folk art Beware of French Bulldog hand painted on metal in Nepal
Oliver the French Bulldog by Sagar Bitsa

Oliver!   This French Bulldog has personality in his first completed portrait by Sagar Bitsa.   Oliver was a late but great order and makes a great addition to the Danger Dog project.

Folk art beware of French Bulldog puppy hand painted on metal in Nepal.
Moose the French Bulldog by Sagar Bitsa

 Moose, a French Bulldog puppy, charms in his final portrait by Sagar Bitsa.   


Folk art Beware of King Cavalier Spaniel hand painted on metal in Nepal
Harry the King Cavalier Spaniel by Sagar

Harry is the first Danger Perfect Dog, and he looks pretty perfect in this final by Sagar.   This pretty King Cavalier Spaniel looks pretty happy, too.

Folk art portrait of a Scottish Retriever hand painted on metal in Nepal
Harris the Scottish Retriever by Sagar

Harris is a Scottish Retriever, here hand painted on metal by Sagar.

Folk art beware of Black Standard Poodle hand painted on metal in Nepal
Herschel the Black Standard Poodle by Sagar

Haughty Herschel is a Black Standard Poodle who must have an extra large persona.  He looks pretty in his hand painted final by Sagar.   

Folk art Beware of Tuxedo Cat hand painted on metal in Nepal
Dutch the Tuxedo Cat by Sagar

Danger Dutch is a handsome long-haired black and white Cat that looks like he is living in an abstract world in his final portrait by Sagar.   It is not only dogs that deserve to be immortalized on metal by a sign painter from Nepal!


Folk art Beware of American Staffordshire Terrier sign hand painted on metal in Nepal
Ripley the American Staffordshire Terrier by Sagar

Ripley, an American Staffordshire Terrier, is so lovely in Sagar's portrait.   Ripley is my kind of dog.


Stay tuned.   More adventures in Nepal are sure to follow, along with more finals and works in progress...


I am in Nepal right now but no longer accepting orders.

Now is the time to order:   Be ahead of the Pack!   Orders now closed for the October 2016 trip.  I will be back in early December 2016 in plenty of time to mail holiday orders.  I will be back in Nepal in early March, 2017, for the next set of 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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