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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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It is forever a pleasure to pick up art from Dilip's studio. His stair is covered with charming, bright and colorful art. He dries them, and passersby stop to admire and comment on them. Spyder the Italian Greyhound pup has... Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at Danger Dog Blog
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Live from Kathmandu! Dilip Niroj, a favorite artist of mine, was almost ready, but the signs were still wet! So I got to see his works in progress on his phone. And they are looking good. Mato the German Shepherd... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2019 at Danger Dog Blog
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Folk art pet portraits from Nepal and the Himalayas. Fair trade art. Trade not aid. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2019 at Danger Dog Blog
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Murals have been popping up all over Pokhara lately! The back wall of the Jack Sparrow Restaurant on the Lakefront of Pokhara The side view window from Jack Sparrow Restaurant. A nice addition to an enticing pool. Even small restaurants... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2019 at Danger Dog Blog
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Live from Kathmandu! Nepal has a delightful tradition of honoring dogs during the celebration of Kukur Tihar. The second day of Tihar is devoted to giving dogs their due by treating them with delicious foods and adorning them with marigold... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2019 at Danger Dog Blog
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There are more finals to come, this post is a mix of three different artists and their work. Freyja the French Bulldog by Dilip Freyja, a French Bulldog, in her first portrait, by Dilip Niroj. Guard Sheep Willa by Dilip... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2019 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj Thapa's new works are ready! It is always a pleasure to see his latest! Dalev the Canaan Dog by Megh Raj Thapa Dalev the Canaan Dog is a classic Danger Dog in his portrait by Megh Raj. Miller... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2019 at Danger Dog Blog
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Dilip has been hard at work painting his folk art portraits. Jitters (Border Collie) and Mia (Terrier/Lhasa Apso mix) by Dilip Niroj Jitters and Mia play in the grass like the enlightened dogs they are. Dalev the Canaan Dog by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2019 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sanjib's artwork just keeps improving. Here are 6 of his latest works: Miller by Sanjib Rana Miller is a handsome dog and Sanjib did a great job capturing his sweet demeanor. Lucky the Cocker Spaniel by Sanjib Rana Lucky's Cocker... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2019 at Danger Dog Blog
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Nepali dogs are often well-treated, especially in Boudha. There are a number of animal rescue organizations in Kathmandu that do a good job of spaying (not neutering, however), mange control and general health care. Foo the Pug Puppy Foo the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2019 at Danger Dog Blog
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The Beware of Dog signs I love are disappearing fast here in Kathmandu, but there are still pockets of old neighborhoods where you can find them. Beware of Dog sign on Buddhist Gompa in Nepal This beautiful Gompa in Tinchuli,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2019 at Danger Dog Blog
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Better late than never! Megh Raj took his time, but delivered! Swami, a happy Labrador Retriever, will never fade from memory in his last final by Megh Raj Thapa. The details on his smile are incredible. Izzy, aka I.F. Stone,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sanjib Rana did some of his best work this trip! Enjoy! This portrait by Sanjib Rana is the only one to include the beautiful woman along with the Pit Bull, aka Staffordshire Terrier. Waffle, a Malti-Poo, looks very happy at... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sagar Bitsa has finished 8 lovely paintings for you to enjoy. Jackson, a handsome and long-lived and loved Jack Russell Terrier, enjoys his time at Jackson Hole, one of his favorite places. Collar, an Enlightened Himalayan Cat, is spending her... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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Dilip has finished all his finals for this trip and I am happy to present them to you. I got my first order for a Bearded Dragon this trip and Dilip was thrilled with this photo of Rex. He really... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj is slow but steady in his work. He is masterful, though. Megh Raj is a Magar, born in the Rolpo District of Nepal. Callie the German Short Haired Pointer by Megh Raj Callie the German Short Haired Pointer... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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We have some early works in progress from Sagar. Sagar's style of painting is to paint the backgrounds first and then the figure. Jackson the Jack Russell Terrier by Sagar This early work in progress of Jackson the Jack Russell... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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You are in for a treat. Dilip Niroj is the fastest artist I have hired this trip, but the quality does not suffer. Outside Dilip's studio This is the lovely sight that I was treated to as I came up... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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I arrived in Kathmandu on Nepal's famous Day of the Dog, or Kukur Tihar, the second day of a five-day holiday. White Nepali dog on the Day of the Dog This handsome boy greeted us on the welcome mat of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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Mona the Terrier by Dilip Niroj Mona's portrait by Dilip Niroj is full of wonders. Please excuse the glare on these photos, I will get good photos when I return home soon. BatWoman the Tuxedo Cat by Dilip Niroj Batwoman... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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Bogey the Cockapoo by Sanjib Rana Bogey, the adorable Cockapoo, has a lot of sand traps to deal with in his portrait by Sanjib Rana. I have left the chalk lines that Megh Raj used to add the lettering. It... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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Both Sagar and Sanjib have finished more work for your enjoyment! Mia the Service Dog by Sagar Bitsa Mia the Service Dog is wearing her harness in a field of flowers. Anton the Yorkie by Sagar Bitsa Anton the Yorkie... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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Dilip was late in finishing these paintings - unusual for him. When I came to see him, days later than I had expected, his head was shaved. In Nepal, when a close family member dies, the custom is for the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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Mozie the Tabby Cat by Megh Raj Thapa Mozie the Cat by Megh Raj Thapa has a folk art appeal. Fritz the Pit Bull Terrier by Megh Raj Thapa Fritz is looking very handsome with his green background Pixie the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog
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Fergus Simms Tattooer by Sanjib Rana Something new! Fergus Sims is a tattoo artist from Melbourne, Australia. This is his portrait by the always talented Sanjib Rana. At 18" by 20", this is a little larger than the normal portrait.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2018 at Danger Dog Blog