Weekly art websites: The art of Steampunk
Tuesday 06 July 2010
This week's selection of websites takes you on a "steampunk" tour around the web. Steampunk is a term used to describe a "fictional reality" where modern technology collides with late 1800's to 1900's Victorian design.
The Steampunk Workshop - http://steampunkworkshop.com/
The Steampunk Workshop is a blog that features fantastic examples of steampunk gadgets along with guides that show you how to create your own steampunk gizmos.
Steampunk Magazine - http://www.steampunkmagazine.com/
Steampunk Magazine is a print magazine and online fan-zine "dedicated to promoting steampunk as a culture." Contained within the pages are articles and images of fashion, music, "misapplied technology and chaos."
DIY Steampunk - http://www.crabfu.com/steamtoys/diy_steampunk/
Crabfu.com's DIY Steampunk web page show you how to draw steampunk machines from scratch.
Steampunk Lab - http://www.steampunklab.com/
The Steampunk Lab is a central hub created to inspire and help people build their own steampunk inventions. The site provides more than 200 projects, help forums and information about where to find parts for your own creations.
Steampunk Instructables - http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk/
A collection of DIY steampunk project you can make on your own - from steampunk airship goggles to a Transmuted Victorian Engineer's Journal.
Kris Kuksi - http://kuksi.com/
Steampunk artist Kris Kuksi takes viewers on a journey into a timeless world with his intricate sculptures and detailed drawings.
Mechanical Mirage Art Gallery - http://www.h6.dion.ne.jp/~m.mirage/home.html
A gallery of steampunk art created by Japanese artist Kazuhiko Nakamura.
Datamancer - http://www.datamancer.net/
The personal website of steampunk artist Richard Nagy.
The World of Dr Evermor - http://worldofdrevermor.com/
The World of Dr Evermor is the official site of sculptor and steampunk artist "Dr Evermor."
Old Time Computer - http://www.oldtimecomputer.com/oldtimecomputer/home.html
Old Time Computer is the website of a self-confessed "hot-rodder" who likes to give modern computers an antique design makeover.
ModVic - http://www.modvic.com/Steampunk.aspx
A company specialized in steampunk home design and Victorian restoration. Additional photos of one of the company's completed steampunk house renovations can be viewed here, http://www.onlinepropertyshowcase.com/showcase/10328/
Extreme Steampunk Taxidermy - http://scifanime.com/science-fiction/extreme-steampunk-beyond-the-grave-terminal-techno-taxidermy
Scifanime.com has put together a collection of "possibly the creepiest steampunk creatures you will ever behold" - a disturbing combination of taxidermy and steam-engine technology.
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