The LAist featured the Nepal Art Dogs at the Craft and Folk Art Museum: http://laist.com/2009/11/05/laist_goes_shopping_the_craft_and_f.php#photo-1
Dexter the Beagle by Sagar Bitsa
Dexter the Beagle by Sanjib Rana
Puffy the Muscovy Duck by Dilip
Puffy the Muscovy Duck by Megh Raj
Ben the Rhodesian Ridgeback by Megh Raj
Danger Dog Blog
Folk Art from the Himalayas.
Live from Kathmandu: New Finals from Sagar Bitsa
Sagar Bitsa is an accomplished artist, a teacher of young artists and he is very good at portraiture. His skin tones are lovely. I apologize for the glare on the photos, but I will let the art speak for itself.
Sagar means Ocean in the Nepali language and he added an ocean as a backdrop to the lovely Ranger. She looks very happy at the beach.
Jacs will not be upset with his name being misspelled, I hope.
Sagar has returned Sojho to his home in the Himalayas.
Beignet is pretty in her blue background.
The surrealist Sagar comes out in his portrait of Ancho, the Toy Poodle.
Minnow is enjoying time outside.
Pumpkin's dramatic hair is emphasized. She is against a black background, please excuse the glare.
Sagar adds a lovely red curtain to the Chairman's lovely portrait.
Lusso is so handsome.
Opie is encircled in an orange glow.
The ever handsome Leo.
Buni the odalisque enjoys the couch.
Sam is adorable.
Buni is cooking up something!
If you would like to have your dog (cat, horse, chicken, bunny, bearded dragon, etc.) immortalized on metal here in Nepal, you can send me a photo of your pet. I am now in Kathmandu, Nepal, taking orders.
I will return in early December, 2022, in plenty of time to deliver for holiday gifts.
You choose the style, the color, what you would like the sign to say...
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
1. Send me a photo of your pet to email@example.com. Find out more at www.NepalDog.com..
2. Let me know the name of your pet, their breed and what you would like it to say.
I will give the photo 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!
Let's keep these artists painting.