Star Wars models given a steampunk make-over

These delightful Star Wars characters have been in design for the last seven years. They were finally made in 2007 but not revealed until later. The characters in the photograph above are (from left): Sir Benedict Kellion (Obi-Wan Kenobi), Lily O’Glennon (Princess Leia Organa), Chadwick Bagger (Chewbacca), Rustbucket (R2-D2), Hawes Olan (Han Solo), Clockwork (C-3PO), Lucius Scurlock (Luke Skywalker), Duke Vandenberg (Darth Vader), General Tarkinton (Grand Moff Tarkin) and Shocktrooper (Stormtrooper). There are also other, more cult characters available to peruse on the Sillof website such as Boden Vedd (Boba Fett) and Ignatius (IG88). You can view all the Steam … Continue reading Star Wars models given a steampunk make-over

Young illustrator takes a steampunk approach

While perusing the curiosities of the Alternative & Burlesque Fair, I happened upon a young lady that creates the most lovely illustrations. Her name is Chloe Winn and not only is she very pretty (and a tad shy), she’s very skilled at what she does. I managed to get a photograph of her holding one of her creations. Her inspiration comes from Abigail Larson, Arthur Rackham and Jeremy Hush. Chloe’s illustrations began thanks to her keen interest in costumes, steampunk, nautical history, illustration and drinking copious amounts of earl grey. She’s currently working on new material and I have to … Continue reading Young illustrator takes a steampunk approach