Need some inspiration for your Halloween costume? Check out this video for how to make your own creepy post-apocolyptic Steampunk mash up mask Continue reading Another Steampunk Halloween Resource – Mask Tutorial Video
Etching When I was in college, I figured out that the most dangerous room on campus wasn’t what you might expect. It was the print-making lab where I spent a goodly portion of freshman year. There were several large and … Continue reading Part 4 – Taming Metal from Weekend at the Asylum 2014
When I told a family member about my Edwardian Ball campaign, she was skeptical. “Is there really enough interest in Steampunk for people to fund this?” she asked, incredulously. “You think people will care?” My answer was a resounding YES. … Continue reading Come on, Steampunks! Don’t Make a Liar out of Me…
Fun with Fire Even though it is strongly associated with the Industrial Revolution and the World Wars, welding has been around for thousands of years in one form or another. The Bronze Age (in Europe 3200-600 BCE) and the Iron Age … Continue reading Part 3 – Taming Metal from Weekend at the Asylum 2014
The Edwardian Ball is a long-standing charitable event held by the Edward Gorey Trust. For the first time, they’ve expanded beyond California to bring their event and the good work they do to a new city, New Orleans! The organizers … Continue reading Want the Inside Scoop on the Edwardian Ball in New Orleans? Help me Bring the Story to Steampunk Journal!
I’ve just watched the music video for Kali 47 from Savant. It’s an incredible, gory, special effects heavy film that features a bar brawl between steampunk cowboys and three demonic skeletal cowboys. The moves are amazing, the weaponary is stunning and is that a Brute Force bionic arm I see? Cut to the local Native American tribe and they are even sporting welding goggles (more for recognition, than actually fixing something with a welder). The choreography is fantastic, the effects are stunning and the cinematography is sublime. Take a look at it now on YouTube by following this link: Savant … Continue reading Savant – Kali 47 music video features steampunk Native Americans
After enjoying the charms of Deadly Nightshade and Sukki Singapora at the Alternative & Burlesque Fair in Sheffield, I decided to investigate the world of burlesque a degree further and visited The Wet Spot which is a burlesque night held at The Wardrobe in Leeds.