It’s the second year for the immersive steampunk gathering at the Florida State Fairgrounds
This story was a preview of Aethertopia, the immersive steampunk event scheduled for June 29 and 30 in Tampa, Florida. However, the event has been canceled.
Terrible news for the maker movement — and for makers in the steampunk community
Maker Media, the company behind Maker Faire and Make magazine, has ceased operations. The news was reported late Friday by TechCrunch, which confirmed it with founder/CEO Dale Dougherty.
A personal home décor project became a paying hobby for an artist in Helena, Montana
Some artists work in wood, clay, or bronze. But like many other steampunk makers, Don Reich works with parts you might find in an antique shop or salvage yard: pipes, gauges, valves, fans, even an old Dictaphone or sewing machine.
Maker Faire Bay Area once again offers a visual feast, but financial woes could spell its demise
Tens of thousands braved rainy weather for Maker Faire Bay Area, a festival of DIY ingenuity that’s been dubbed the “Greatest Show and Tell on Earth.” It was a showcase for a wide range of creative projects, including many with steampunk appeal.
Ordinary cameras become steampunk props thanks to California artist Momo Eames
The story behind CameraPunk, a line of handcrafted accessories — lens caps, lens cuffs, and straps — that can add a steampunk flourish to digital cameras from Nikon, Canon, and other manufacturers.
Obtainium Works, steam engines, Burning Man projects and more at Maker Faire Bay Area
The world’s largest Maker Faire returns May 17-19 to the San Francisco Bay Area, offering a showcase for DIY invention and creativity in categories that include kinetic art, cosplay, robotics, 3D printing, vehicles, woodworking, needlecraft, and more.
Bruce Rosenbaum discusses his past work, future plans, and thoughts on the creative process
Few steampunk artists have received as much media attention as Bruce Rosenbaum. He’s been described as the “Steampunk Guru” and “Steampunk Evangelist,” and was recently featured in Amazing Interiors on Netflix.
Highlights included a Time Machine, Prof. Flockmocker, and the Great Suitcase Challenge
One of the big attractions at Clockwork Alchemy is the Artists Gallery, a space devoted to steampunk gadgets, props, costumes, paintings and other artwork. This year’s gallery seemed to raise the bar from previous conventions. . .
Obtainium Works celebrated its seventh anniversary with an art car exhibition in Vallejo
Imagine an auto showroom run by the Mad Hatter, and that will give you an idea of the scene inside the Temple Art Lofts Gallery in Vallejo, California, where the Victorian fantasy explorers of Obtainium Works have set up shop.
A steampunk airship by Krewe of Anarchy is a big hit in the Florida city’s Mardi Gras parade
Pensacola’s Mardi Gras parade is a big regional attraction, drawing tens of thousands of spectators. One krewe adopted steampunk as its theme, fabricating costumes and building an airship float. Krewe member Lew Attardo tells their story.