Idea brewing: Art for Charity (Nepal Earthquake)

Ok, I officially have no idea if this is even possible, because at the end of the day, it all depends on the number of people’s attention this post catches. 

I am an occasional painter, and by occasional, I mean just a couple of paintings a year kind of deal. I am mostly a writer, but do enjoy painting too. Find it a relaxing and enjoyable task. I’m also however, a broke artist/writer.
I’m another Nepali living abroad and devastated by all the misery and devestation in the country due to series of earthquakes since 25th April. Even if I want to, I cannot do much from here. So here is my idea. Humour me for a moment. Seriously.
Nepal is not just a gorgeous country, but sometimes it is also referred to as the land of Lord Shiva. Now everybody should know who he is. As Nepal is also predominantly a Hindu country, majority of people are possibly praying to him, after all, he is of the trinity, and is the God of destruction. Or more preciesely, the God at the end of the chain who has the heavy task of ending things that began, a reality of life. He also happens to be a deity I revere for his values. Nepal, also has the world famous Pashupati temple in Kathmandu, aka, the biggest and most revered Lord Shiva temple.

So I have just been struck with this idea: what if I do a large, almost metre by metre painting on canvas of him, as long as it takes me to do. I will blog about it, Tweet it etc.
What if I sell the painting to the highest bidder and donate the money raised to Nepal Earthquake relief through a trusted organization? How does that sound? 
An original painting of Lord Shiva for the land that adores him the most?
I can’t do this alone. I can paint alone, I can blog alone, but I can’t get the word out there. I can’t see how feasible this plan if mine is. I need your hell to spread the word, to gauge interest etc. will you help me? 
(Some of you might be wondering how well I can paint if I’m only an occasional painter? The photo attached of Lord Ganesh in this post is one of my original paintings done in ink, and took me 35hours+ to complete.)



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