Monthly Archive:: November 2009

Libby’s Steampunk Fashion Gift Guide

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As previously mentioned by Jake, I'm in charge of the wearables for this year's SPWS gift guides. So, without further ado, thus follows a selection of items that might find a lovely home in the wardrobes of you and yours. I've included prices, which range from stocking-stuffer to bank-breaking,

Jake’s 2009 Steampunk Gift Guide – A few of my favorite things.

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The definition of steampunk is still a fluid and flexible thing, and that's exactly how I like it.  When we talk about what steampunk is we talk in generalities and we leave a lot open for interpretation and thus creativity. But there are some memes in steampunk which are

Datamancer and Der Clacker!

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  Get a glimpse of Datamancer’s latest "OMG, I squeed my pants!" casemod: The Clacker on German TV on Doc’s own blog.

Vice Versus series on Covers Steampunk

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  The series Vice Versus covers Steampunk. If you’re an East Coast steampunk or hang out in The SteamFashion Community on LJ you’ll see many familiar faces here in as a bunch of NY steamers visit the New York Anime Festival and talk about  steampunk and Anime’s Neo-Victorian influences

“The Devil’s Cloth” – Stripes In Steampunk

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Steampunk style–what is it? As tempting as it is to begin my residency here at SPWS as fashion reporter with a verbose and pretentious tirade about style philosophy, I believe my audience is likely informed and intelligent enough to already know enough about the genre to grok the basics.

Automatic: a robot art show

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If’n you’re in the SF bay area, I hight suggest checking out this group show bennifiting RoboGames 2010. (Disclaimer: I am in the show, but so are a heck of a lot of other great artists). Automatic for the people. Do sentient machines dwell on the existential circuit that leads

Marshmallow love

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I made a little watercolor for you guys. It’s a lady and her marshmallows..and welding gear. you can see various stages of the painting on my ustream channel. It’s up for sale in my Etsy Store.

Fashion Fridays at the Steampunk Workshop

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A few weeks ago, over some fine whiskey, Jake von Slatt asked me if I would be interested in writing for Steampunk Workshop on the topic of fashion trends within the genre. Part of me jumped for joy at another opportunity to collaborate with Jake…and admittedly, a voice in

Live painting on Ustream

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In addition to contributing here in word form, I am also a cartoonist and illustrator. I don’t always do steampunk thematic stuff, but today I am. So, for your viewing pleasure, im going to be Ustream-ing the watercolor-ing of the above drawing. The subsequent painting will then be for sale

New York Times Fashion & Style – Steampunk Influences?

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Are your ears burning? They should be because the New York Times is talking about you.  David Colman’s This just in from the 1890’s is a laundry list of Steampunk influence in fashion and style – yet the ‘s’ word is nowhere to be seen! Not long ago, big