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The Force is Strong with Origami – How to fold an X-Wing!

Oh this is great. Another example how different aspects of pop culture, especially international pop culture can influence each other to create something beautiful. In this case, someone sat down and created an Origami pattern for an X-Wing starfighter, thus bringing the wonderful tradition and now world-wide cultural phenomenon Origami …

Andalee Motrenec’s Steampunk Watercolour Art

And here comes another facette of Steampunk that I do not think I have featured on the blog before and that I cannot recall having come across before: Steampunk watercolour art! Case in point, the very talented lady Andalee Motrenec dropped me a message in my Ætherbox, pointing out her …

Steampunk Art: Gary Nicholls – The Imaginarium Book 1

Way back in 2013 I introduced you to the art of Gary Nicholls and back then, there were already plans being made to turn Gary’s art into a limited edition art print book. Well, now the project is taking shape and there is a campaign at Kickstarter, which has already …

The Cloud Top Archipelago – A Study in Steampunk World Building

I so regret being nowhere near Brighton, because I am going to miss the Cloud Top Archipelago exhibition. It is one of those jewels I got informed about via my inbox. This time, the informant is the creator of the art himself, the gentlemen and artist Aaron Howdle. Before I …

Steampunk for a good cause – The art of Curtis Allen

I am always ready supporting a good cause and this is one: The gentleman and artist Curtis Allen has decided to use his art to heelp Women’s Aid – a UK charity that helps women and children victims of domestic abuse. More precisely, he has created a Steampunk Mother’s Day …

When Beatrice Potter met Jules Verne – The Art of Julian Quaye

Oh yes, the quaint days of our childhood and the stories of Beatrix Potter with Peter Rabbit and the others… But eventually we all grow up and so sometimes does Peter Rabbit. Sometimes, a good dose of Jules Verner or Dieselpunk gets injected and what happens then? Well, the works …

Steampunk from Asia Part I – James Ng strikes again

Today’s post is part one of two concerning Steampunk out of Asia. If you have been following my blog for a while, you are familiar with James Ng, I have featured his work on a number of occasions before and I recommend you visit his website and follow him on …

Steampunk Coca Cola

If anybody still had any doubt that Steampunk was not yet firmly entrenched in the cultural mainstream, I present Exhibit A: The Steampunk Coca Cola spot: Coca Cola | Steampunk Coke (DC) from Max Tsui on Vimeo. Full credits for this little jewel can be found here: chriskerstan.de/portfolio/steampunk-coke/ Even better, …

Postapocalyptic Steampunk Arthouse Project

This is another gem that came in through the ætherbox. Olive Long after the last great cities have crumbled, Eugene is the last botanist on the planet, in fact he may very well be the last of our ill-fated species. Trapped indoors by an endless winter storm since he was …