Retrofuturistic images from France and Germany offer a historic glimpse into the Year 2000
Back around 1900, several artists created whimsical images depicting life in the year 2000. They showed great imagination, but also demonstrated the ways in which artists are constrained by their cultural environments. We’ve compiled a gallery.
MB&F enlists a renowned engraver to create timepieces inspired by the science fiction author
Watchmaker MB&F has teamed with engraver Eddy Jaquet to create a limited-edition series of timepieces inspired by eight Jules Verne novels, including Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and From the Earth to the Moon.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Black Rock City won’t be built in the Nevada desert this year
Burning Man, the festival that has spawned numerous large-scale steampunk art projects over the years, is going virtual in 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The gathering was scheduled for Aug. 30 to Sept. 7 in Northern Nevada.
A quick guide to color in steampunk images, plus useful online tools for building color themes
Steampunk imagery can include the full spectrum of reproducible colors, but browns and other warm colors tend to dominate. Learn more about colors in steampunk art as well as tools for generating your own steampunk color themes.
Demand for homemade face masks is growing as the CDC reconsiders its advice on public use
As COVID-19 continues to spread, steampunk makers and cosplayers may find more calls to fabricate homemade face masks, this time for the general public. They’re already making the masks for healthcare facilities.
We are pleased to present this online exhibition in conjunction with Stay Home Comic Con
See the astonishing costumes. Marvel at the mystifying inventions. Brave the hair-raising adventures. Witness the bizarre tea rituals. We have all this and more in a free online exhibition.
With COVID-19 on the rise, steampunk makers are supplying hospitals with homemade gear
As steampunk creators dealing with the outbreak, some are putting their skills to use by making face masks for hospitals facing supply shortages due to a surge in patients. This comes amid a global effort to enlist makers for a wide range of supplies.
Organizers are setting up virtual marketplaces to help vendors cope with event cancellations
As the COVID-19 outbreak forces suspension of steampunk and geek culture gatherings around the world, organizers are setting up virtual vendor markets and other online alternatives to in-person events.
Tom Samui fabricates animals and fantasy creatures from recycled car and motorcycle parts
Photo Gallery: Visit Tom Samui’s showroom near Zurich, Switzerland, and you’ll see a gallery of life-sized creatures—lions, dragons, maybe a T-Rex, and more—all fabricated from recycled car and motorcycle parts.
Once again, whimsical art cars took to the streets of downtown Vallejo for the annual holiday fest
Bay Area steampunk fans got a taste of Burning Man as the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival and Parade returned to Vallejo, California. The event featured a procession of wacky art cars along with pyrotechnic sculptures and kinetic art.