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Live from Nepal: Cats and a Duck from Jit Gurung!

folk art Muscovy duck hand painted on metal in Nepal
Puffy the Muscovy Duck by Jit Gurung

 

Puffy is my first Muscovy Duck and what a handsome boy he is!   His keeper tells me that he sounds like something out of a horror movie as he angrily puffs along, but assures me that he is slow and easy to catch if you sneak up behind him!

Folk art portrait of a Tabby Cat hand painted on metal in Nepal
Enlightened Cat by Jit Gurung

 

This profile of an Enlightened Cat is hand painted on metal.   Jit's studio is named Munal Arts and that is how he signs his portraits.   

Folk art portrait of a Tabby Cat hand painted on metal in Nepal
Phoenix the Tabby Cat by Jit Gurung

Phoenix is a pretty kitty in her first portrait by the artist Jit Gurung.   She looks good floating in her cloud of blue.

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Now is the time to order:   Be ahead of the Pack!   Orders will soon close for this trip.   The deadline is April 15, 2017!

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!

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