I began this piece in a Paper Artsy class at Creativation. When I got frustrated with the direction it had taken, I took a break and only returned to it last weekend.Read the rest of this entry
Ready. Set. Lights! It is time for a little Steampunk Fashion show.
I wanted to share my latest mixed media piece, “Dressed to a T.” It combines Steampunk, Mixed Media and some fun play on words.Read the rest of this entry
My latest creation was inspired by my daughter who will be performing in a steampunk circus show for the month of August.
Instead of being a dancer like this tiny figure, my daughter will be riding a giraffe unicycle (giraffes are the extra tall unicycles) amid amazing steampunk props and scenery. However I loved the idea of transforming the typically delicate music box into a steampunk wonder. Read the rest of this entry
Have you ever felt like a misfit?
Today I pay homage to the king of misfits and an entire genre of misfit art. Rudolph has been on air (and in the air) for more than 50 years and he is still a misfit. Then there is Steampunk–how can a genre that combines Victorian fashion and 19th century steam-powered industrial machinery with technology, sci-fi and fantasy not be a misfit?
I hope you check it out at the Altered Pages blog. In the meantime I hope everyone who feels like a misfit can soar as high as Rudolph. Shine on!
“We’re off to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of Oz.”
Good morning. Now you can hate me all day for that ear worm. Actually, now that I typed it, I am kind of hating myself. Truth be told, I don’t even like the Wizard of Oz.
Why then did I create the altered art piece Behind the Curtain–A Steampunk Homage to Oz? Well you will just have to find out by clicking on this link. You will also get the benefit of seeing a fun two-part tutorial (complete with childhood trauma).