Steampunk Birds Image Gallery

To complement my guest post about the history of avian automatons I did for the Army of Brass blog tour, I wanted to share this lovely gallery of Steampunk and mechanical bird images I’ve collected for inspiration. The artist names are in the image titles. Order your e-book copy of Army of Brass for $.99 for a limited time. 10% of the Collaborative Writing Challenge’s proceeds go to the charity IBBY, which promotes literacy in children. We’ve also got a giveaway going on, so don’t miss your chance enter to win e-books from our Army of Brass contributing authors. Blog … Continue reading Steampunk Birds Image Gallery

A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention

A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention Steampunk is seeping into everyday life and other fandoms. A walk through any home décor department store will reveal clock themed pillows, key and lock printed sheets, and … Continue reading A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention

Phoebe Darqueling to Give Talks at Hallowondrous in Toledo OH Oct 14-15

After giving my “30 Years of Steampunk” talk at the International Steampunk Symposium, the fine folks behind OddMall approached me about making another appearance. This will be the first Halloween edition of an event described as “not your grandma’s craft … Continue reading Phoebe Darqueling to Give Talks at Hallowondrous in Toledo OH Oct 14-15

Steampunk Journal’s visit to the Spring Apothecarium in Barnsley

I’ve been in touch with the event organisers of the Apothecarium in Barnsley for some time, but it wasn’t until recently that I actually managed to get there. Located in the modernist Civic Cultural Centre near the attractive arcade which is full of boutique shops and Victorian Tea Rooms and for photo opportunities, you can go to see the gorgeous Town Hall. Continue reading “Steampunk Journal’s visit to the Spring Apothecarium in Barnsley”

Apothecarium alternative craft fair at The Civic, Barnsley

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Apothecarium
The Panorama
29 November 2014
10am – 4pm
Free Admission

Apothecarium @ The Civic is a delicious addition to the South Yorkshire craft scene. Featuring a variety of different makers, this fair will concentrate on the alternative side of craft, encompassing all things gothic, steampunk, rock, punk and geek. Continue reading “Apothecarium alternative craft fair at The Civic, Barnsley”

Interview – Bruce Feldman, steampunk furniture

image copyright Bruce Feldman
His first project is a steampunk coffee table

Bruce Feldman is a furniture maker and has been for over 50 years. He started as a hobby when he was 12 years old and has turned toward steampunk inspired items in the last month. In the last 30 days or so, he’s started restoring a Mid century house with aims to sell it. He’s also started on a number of steampunk interior furniture items including a 32 inch coffee table from hand-made mill gears. I caught up with Bruce and managed to fire some questions to him about his work. Continue reading “Interview – Bruce Feldman, steampunk furniture”