It's essentially an eclectic mix of what-might-have-been if the engineering marvels of the Victorian age, Tesla and Babbage's Difference Engine had all worked together to produce an era of over-the-top design, dressed in spats and bustles and flying to the Moon in a Zeppelin. Oh, with some alchemy and supernatural thrown in. For fun. Fun is the essence of this style. It's causing ripples in the mainstream world, elements are sneaking into fashion and film; with brass and brown leather, feathers and fascinators. Got it?
Every Sunday I'm going to showcase an artist or artisan who does exemplary Steampunk work and I'm beginning with this entirely wonderful blog,
Plush Possum produce quirky, witty graphics, using original images and then gives them away.