Long John Silver studies

Posted: December 24, 2016 by Fieldmechanik in Reblogged

Pirates, Freebooters, and Privateers … oh my!

Monster in the City

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Victorian-era Hand Jewellery —

Posted: December 23, 2016 by Fieldmechanik in Reblogged

In the Victorian era, jewellery was worn not just for ornamentation, it was often worn because it meant something to both the wearer and/or the people who saw her wearing the piece. Hands were a popular symbol. They could be clasped in love or friendship, or clasping items with their own symbology. The ring […]

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Cosplay Steampunk — Steampunk Patronen

Posted: December 21, 2016 by Fieldmechanik in Reblogged

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Cosplay steampunk patroon van Lori Ann Costume Designs voor Simplicity. Het patroon bestaat uit een jas, bloes, ceintuur, rok, onderrok en bustle. Ook te maken in piratenlook. Maten 32-34-36-38-40 en 40-42-44-46-48. Aanbevolen stoffen Btoadcloth, brokaat, katoenen stoffen, crêpe, zwarte satijn, dupioni, shantoeng, linnen stoffen, satijn, microsuede, fluweel, wollen stoffen; AB onderrok: ook organza; AB bustle: […]

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Victorian Flying Machines.

Posted: December 17, 2016 by Fieldmechanik in Reblogged

Victorian flying machines and steampunk culture

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Another visit to some of my work from my second year of university. This illustration was inspired by Victorian flying machines and steampunk culture.

Source: Victorian Flying Machines.

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A Discarded Pistol — Len Berry

Posted: December 14, 2016 by Fieldmechanik in Reblogged

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Steampunk is a subgenre I fell into. I started writing in it because I saw an opportunity and decided to challenge myself. I ended up with two published short stories because of it. I was invited to submit a third.

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Steampunk Journal Editor Matt Grayson is extremely pleased to announce that his Indiegogo campaign has gone live and is available for people to view and pledge. The culmination of months of research, networking and preparation have come to a head and now he needs the help of the steampunk community. If you don’t know the […]

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Posted: December 3, 2016 by Fieldmechanik in Reblogged


Posted: December 3, 2016 by Fieldmechanik in Awesome Artwork

Has it become art ? — Atelier Cécile

Posted: December 1, 2016 by Fieldmechanik in Reblogged

Remember that 2 posts back I showed you a failed background and the gears and cogs I would like to gather together and I did wonder if it could become art ? Well, this has come out of it: First I painted the background teal, but I used a lot of gelmedium in it, so […]

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Has Steampunk Steam-Peaked???

Posted: November 12, 2016 by Fieldmechanik in Reblogged


For Whom the Gear Turns

Hiya Gearheads

As I comb the innumerable Steampunk websites that have closed down in order to find those few genuinely active people for my resources page, it is making me pretty depressed. It feels like half the sites I go to  are either sitting idle without new material for a year or two, or have their closing announcement right there on the front page. What’s even worse are the trolls who think it’s fun to post nasty comments about how “Steampunk is dead” on those announcements.

How is Steampunk’s Pulse Rate These Days?

As I look through my own website stats, I am sorry to report that Year 3 will probably fall short of Year 2’s readership. My normal summer lull is even lull-ier than in previous years even though my peaks in the winter and spring were at an all-time high. I am keeping my fingers crossed that this has more to do with…

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