The description of Famous Steampunk Art
So Steampunk has been around for a while now, and I started to like it long before I knew it was a “thing”. You know how you see something and you like it but you don’t know what its called, or how to explain it? Yeah, That. That is how my love for Steampunk started to grow. I saw bits and pieces in video games and movies and finally in photography and art, realizing slowly that it is a thing. I am glad to tell you that yes it is a thing now (officially haha) and its pretty awesome and celebrated in the creative geek world. Come with me on this journey and let us explore the mysterious world of Steampunk Art!
What is Steampunk?
A very difficult question to answer since the whole genre is so broad and encompasses so many different things, technology, stories, themes, etc. It seems to have started as a literary genre, or at least some type of subgenre of science fiction and fantasy that also includes social or technological inspiration from the 19th century (mostly, the steam) which is usually paired with some deconstruction of, reimagining of, or rebellion against parts of it (the punk). However, it means a lot of different things to a lot of different people as it has been a poorly defined subgenre, with plenty of disagreement about what is and is not included. Let us take a look at what wikipedia has to say about this phenomenon of a genre!
You can easily get lost in the world of Steampunk, as you can see, So lets do it! Today we have showcased some of the coolest, most interesting, and inspirational pieces of art from the Steampunk genre that we have found (so far). We have a little something for everyone – the crafty geek, the artist, the tech and gadget geek, you name it. We have Steampunk art that is in the hand drawn illustration form that is just stunning! We have some gadgets that were lovingly crafted by super hardcore steampunk geeks and we have some awesome Cosplay that shows off the finished products! Whatever you are working on I hope you travel back in time (or forward? into the future?) and get inspired to add some retro futuristic steampunk flair to your projects! Whatever you are working on though, I hope that you ENJOY!