The Birdcatcher's Lightning Strike by Pete Janes

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An old, old drawing that I’ve rediscovered and am currently reworking and painting. HB pencil and technical pen on 100lb bristol.


pencil, ink, fantasy, pen, scifi, anthropomorphic, petejanes

Organic produce slinger by day. Automatic Scribbler and Deliberate Renderer by night.

“Pete Janes entertains the macro insect crowd with meticulous gouache and watercolor specimen pieces, while his more imaginary illustrations seem to be glimpses into faraway realities.”—noted art critic and Portland bum R. Terialspray

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  • Lynnette Shelley
    Lynnette Shelleyalmost 5 years ago

    wow! fantastic! Can’t wait to see the final piece

  • Patricia Anne McCarty-Tamayo
    Patricia Anne ...almost 5 years ago

    Man what an imagination! fantastic drawing :)

  • Pete Janes
    Pete Janesalmost 5 years ago

    Thank you very kindly Patricia Anne!

  • Patricia Anne McCarty-Tamayo
    Patricia Anne ...almost 5 years ago

  • Danielle Bain
    Danielle Bainabout 4 years ago

    i like your work its very unique, keep at it!

  • Thanks Danielle!

    – Pete Janes

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMabout 3 years ago

    amazing drawing…so much to get lost in. Wonderful imagination.

  • Very much appreciated, Lisa.

    – Pete Janes

  • - nawroski -
    - nawroski -over 2 years ago

    gret observations

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