Tag Archives: Steampunk

Creating Backplates for Future Photo Composites

A couple of weeks ago Jean and I traveled to Ireland for our long-delayed (5 years) honeymoon. While there I wanted to grab as many photos of the deteriorated castle walls as I could in the hopes of using them … Continue reading

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A Logo or Four

I had a quick project that a couple of friends of mine and I got started earlier this week. We’re still in the planning and prep phase, but it’s basically an alternate reality world building exercise for the fun of … Continue reading

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The Definition of Steampunk

steam·punk noun stēm-pəŋk :  science fiction dealing with 19th-century societies dominated by historical or imagined steam-powered technology “Steampunk.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 27 May 2014.  I think that’s a boring, generic definition written by someone who has no interest in the genre. … Continue reading

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Cosplay: Professor Paradox

Last weekend during the Steampunk World’s Fair in Piscataway, New Jersey I thought it would be fun to cosplay a lesser known time traveler, Professor Paradox. I figured there’d be plenty of Doctor Who’s, particularly since the tenth doctor had … Continue reading

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Steampunk World’s Fair 2014

Last weekend was the Steampunk World’s Fair in Piscataway, New Jersey. I had a blast wandering around the booths and listening to the various panels or musicians. I had attended several years ago and spent the weekend taking photos of the … Continue reading

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Modding Week: All but the Vulcans

Here it is, ladies. The finished products of my misery last week. I had a couple of problems when a can of black paint didn’t adhere to the plastic in certain places. It caused some cracking of the paint later … Continue reading

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Steampunk Sconce Update

Way back when I first built the basement office, I put together five sconces with a distinct steampunk look. I’ve wanted to build a shade into them for a while now as the bare bulb concept is cool in theory … Continue reading

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Featured Creative: Nigel Taylor

This month’s featured creative is Nigel Taylor, the founder, lead singer, and songwriter of Platform One. His new single “The Silent Have Names” is now available for direct download from Bandcamp and is also available via the iTunes store.  More … Continue reading

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Featured Creative: Ay-leen the Peacemaker

This week’s featured creative is Ay-leen the Peacemaker, editor of Beyond Victoriana and social media manager for Tor.com Steampunk. Ay-leen has also toured with The Wandering Legion of the Thomas Tew speaking at conventions and festivals about the exploration of … Continue reading

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Featured Creative: Margaret Killjoy

This week’s featured creative is Margaret Killjoy, author of the book “A Steampunk’s Guide to the Apocalypse” and publisher with Combustion Books. His new book “What Lies Beneath The Clock Tower” is available on AK Press. I first heard of … Continue reading

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