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I'm happily married and lucky enough to know it.
Interests: travel, dogs, games, art, animals, old cars, language, cooking, movies, reading, photography, shoes, chickens, clothing, my husband. not in that order.
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Jasmine the Boxer Jasmine the White Boxer by Megh Raj Thapa. Henry the Boxer Henry the Boxer hand painted on metal by Megh Raj. Two Shih Tzu Dogs and their Shepherd friend Tater Tot, Minnie and Maggie by Megh Raj... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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It gets exciting this time of the trip, when i go all over Kathmandu picking up finished artworks. Dilip Niroj's studio near Gausala Dilip lays out his signs to dry in the sunshine outside his studio. Puffy the Muscovy duck... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj has been busy this trip. He has moved into a new studio and is happily painting portraits of pets. Birdie the American Staffordshire Terrier by Megh Raj. Birdie the American Staffordshire Terrier by Megh Raj. There is a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Some new finals are in from the always fantastic Dilip of Niroj Arts here in Kathmandu! You are in for a treat. Birdie the American Staffordshire by Dilip Birdie is a beauty in her hand painted 'Beware of Dog' sign... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sanjib Rana has just delivered his first Danger Dogs and Cats. You are in for a treat. Chester the Foxhound and Cooper the Beagle in the thanka style by Sanjib Rana Thanka style seems to come naturally for Sanjib in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Chester and Cooper Thanka style! Chester the Foxhound and Cooper the Beagle are the first Thanka Dogs from Nepal. These dogs' clever owner came up with the idea to paint them Thanka style. Jit's version is a beauty and there... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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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... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Tiri was off-limits to tourists without a special pass until about 5 years ago. Technically in Upper Mustang, and subject to a pricey permit of $50 US per day per person, not including anything else, it was overlooked. There is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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The dogs of Mustang in Nepal have a great life. They are free to roam where they want and sleep in some outrageous places. Thondrup, a Nepali Dog in Marpha This is Thondrup, a big dog from Marpha. These photos... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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The latest finals are hot off the presses and ready for you to ask yourself: which would I choose? Chester and Copper's final 3 Chester and Cooper in their final 3 portraits by the Nepali signboard artists are finally here.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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I have picked up the last final Danger Dog portraits for this trip and will be busy letting you see the results. Louie the Lover and his final 3 portraits Louie the Lover is relaxed and handsome in his final... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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The finals are pouring in in these last few days of my trip to Kathmandu. See which one you would choose! Dutch the black and white Cat and his final 3 It is not only dogs that get to be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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The best time of the trip for me is when I can see and compare the 3 very different portraits of the same pet. Looking at the details such as how they do the eyes, the paws, the fur, the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sanjib Rana does not letter his own paintings, so I gave them to Dilip Niroj to finish. Dilip greets me with Namaste Dilip welcomes me with a Namaste as I come across Sanjib's art drying outside Dilip's studio. Harry the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sagar is still not finished. Even more beautiful Danger Dogs to come. Wolford the Rescue Dog by Sagar Wolford is Captain Handsome in his newest final by Sagar. Emma Goldman, a Springer Spaniel, by Sagar Emma Goldman is not quite... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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More finished artwork by the artist Sagar Bitsa. Please keep in mind that these hand painted portraits look even better in person! Dawa the Nepali dog by Sagar Dawa, a Nepali dog, is hand painted on metal here by the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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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! Oliver the French Bulldog by Sagar Bitsa Oliver!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sagar always finishes all of his work at the same time, as he does not do hand lettering himself and hires another sign painter to finish the work. So we have a wealth of Sagar riches today... Pancho and Picket... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Dilip's latest works are truly something to give thanks for on this Thanksgiving morning in Kathmandu. Picket and Pancho by Dilip Picket and Pancho are a pair of Chesapeake Bay Retrievers that look like they are having fun in the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Happy Thanksgiving from Kathmandu! I hope that each and every one of you has a wonderful dinner filled with family and friends. Dilip has painted some very fine finals. Pancho the Chesapeake Bay Retreiver by Dilip First in line is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sagar has made some progress on his Danger Dogs. Emma Goldman, the Springer Spaniel, by Sagar Emma Goldman, the Springer Spaniel is almost finished, just some work around the eyes is especially needed. Sagar works on many levels in his... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj has continued to amaze me with his soulful portraits. Today you are in for a treat. Chester and Cooper by Megh Raj Thapa Recommended links and posts Chester the Foxhound and Cooper his Beagle buddy are brought to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj has continued to amaze me with his soulful portraits. Today you are in for a treat. Chester and Cooper by Megh Raj Thapa Chester the Foxhound and Cooper his Beagle buddy are brought to life in this latest... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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I have been busy visiting artists' studios and seeing works in progress. Today I feature works in progress from Megh Raj Thapa and Sagar Bitsa. I hope to pick up some finals Bleu the German Short Haired Pointer Megh Raj... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sagar Bitsa has just started these Danger Dog portraits and it is fun to see these very early works in progress. Each artist works differently, I have noticed, and Sagar works on many at once. He has his day of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog