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December 2016

Which would you Choose? Danger Dogs from Nepal

The latest finals are hot off the presses and ready for you to ask yourself:  which would I choose?

Folk art beware of Foxhound and Beagle hand painted on metal in Nepal
Chester and Copper's final 3

Chester and Cooper in their final 3 portraits by the Nepali signboard artists are finally here.   Chester the Foxhound and Cooper the Beagle are a handsome pair.   Their portraits are by Sanjib Rana, Megh Raj Thapa and Sagar (clockwise from top left).

 

Folk art Beware of Kuvasz sign hand painted on metal in Nepal
El Cid the Kuvasz and his final 3

El Cid, the Kuvasz puppy, and his final 3 portraits by Sanjib Rana, Dilip Niroj and Sagar Bitsa  (clockwise from top left).

 

Folk art beware of Dachshund hand painted on metal in Nepal
Elsa the Dachshund and her final 3

Elsa is a true Huntin' Dog.   We could not decide among the 3 photos so we did one of each.   By Sagar, Sanjib and Megh Raj Thapa (clockwise from top left).

Folk art beware of Springer Spaniel sign hand painted on metal in Nepal
Emma Goldman the Springer Spaniel and her 3 finals

Emma Goldman, the Springer Spaniel is looking very pretty in her final three by Sanjib Rana, Dilip Niroj and Sagar Bitsa (clockwise from top left).

Folk art beware of Chesapeake Bay Retriever hand painted on metal in Nepal
Grizz the Chesapeake Bay Retriever and his final 3

Grizz the Chesapeake Bay Retriever is an agility dog going through his paces in his 3 finals by Dilip, Megh Raj and Sagar (clockwise from top left).

Stay tuned.   More adventures in Nepal are sure to follow, along with more finals and 3-of-a-kind portraits.  See all 3 finals alongside each other and try to choose among them!

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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:   ampage1@gmail.com  
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 $20 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!


Which would you Choose? Latest finals from Nepal

I have picked up the last final Danger Dog portraits for this trip and will be busy letting you see the results.

folk art Tabby Cat portrait hand painted on metal in Nepal.
Louie the Lover and his final 3 portraits

 Louie the Lover is relaxed and handsome in his final three portraits by Sanjib Rana, Megh Raj Thapa and Sagar Bitsa.

Folk at beware of Cat art hand painted on metal in Nepal
Danger Cat Brian Wilson and his final 3

Brian Wilson the fluffy Cat is hand painted on metal by Sanjib Rana, Dilip Niroj and Megh Raj Thapa (clockwise from top left).

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Dawa the Nepali Dog and her 3 finals.   Hand painted on metal in Nepal, these 3 are by Sanjib Rana, Dilip Niroj and Sagar Bitsa  (clockwise from top left).

folk art portrait of a Chesapeacke Bay Retriever hand painted on metal in Nepal
Picket and his 3 finals

Picket the Chesapeake Bay Retriever is happily chewing his ball in his final portraits by Sanjib Rana, Dilip and Sagar (clockwise from top left).

Folk art beware of Viszla hand painted on metal in Nepal
Jasper the Viszla and his final 3

Jasper the Viszla is also enjoying his ball.   His finals are by Sanjib, Dilip and Megh Raj (clockwise from top left).

Folk art beware of Chesapeake Bay Retriever hand painted on metal in Nepal
Pancho the Chesapeake Bay Retriever's 3 finals

Pacho the Magnificent in his final 3 by Dilip, Megh Raj and Sagar (clockwise from top left).

Folk art portrait of Chesapeake Bay Retrievers playing in the snow hand painted on metal in Nepal
Pancho and Picket in their final 3

Pancho and Picket and their final 3 by Dilip, Megh Raj and Sagar (clockwise from top left).   I could not choose between the 2 photos so I let the artists decide.   I love them all.

Stay tuned.   More adventures in Nepal are sure to follow, along with more finals and 3-of-a-kind portraits.  See all 3 finals alongside each other and try to choose among them!

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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:   ampage1@gmail.com  
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 $20 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!