Shadow, a lovely Australian Shepherd in a work in progress, by Megh Raj Thapa. He is a Zen Dog and still awaits his Nepali lettering. It is hard to see, but the Nepali lettering has already been written in chalk.
Miro and Putti, Jack Russell Terriers are still awaiting orange lettering. It will match the orange collar on the pup on the left.
Momo the Himalayan Cat is still awaiting the detail in his eyes. Momo, a handsome ginger color, looks great against Megh Raj's colorful background. And those paws...
Alvin, the Yorkie, is almost ready, Megh Raj will put on the finishing touches. But it looks pretty good to me.
I like Megh Raj's color choice on Oscar, a shaggy and handsome good boy. Sorry for the glare, but I was in a dark cafe, as, unfortunately, Megh Raj has lost his studio and we just meet at the cafe across the road from his old studio.
If you would like to have your dog (cat, horse, chicken, bunny, bearded dragon, etc.) immortalized on metal here in Nepal, now is the perfect time to order for holiday gifts. I am in Nepal right now and ready to give your pet's photo to 3 different artists.
You choose the style, the color, what you would like the sign to say...
I am accepting order until Thanksgiving, November 28, 2019
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!
HOW TO ORDER
To order, 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 artists 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, be framed or unframed.
While I am in Nepal, your pet will be featured on the Danger Dog Blog, as I stop into the artists' studios and document the works in progress.
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!
Send your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org or find out more at www.NepalDog.com.
Let's keep these artists painting.
American Dogs = Nepali Jobs.
Hello from Dogmandu!
You will be happy you did!
Micro-finance through art patronage. Trade not Aid.