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Amazing art! Thanks Hovercraftdoggy!

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Ships That Sail Through the Clouds Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships. Photos by Gianluca Giannone courtesy Blinking City (2) Ships That Sail Through the Clouds Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships. Photos by Gianluca Giannone courtesy Blinking City (3) Ships That Sail Through the Clouds Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships. Photos by Gianluca Giannone courtesy Blinking City (4) Ships That Sail Through the Clouds Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships. Photos by Gianluca Giannone courtesy Blinking City (5) Ships That Sail Through the Clouds Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships. Photos by Gianluca Giannone courtesy Blinking City (6) Ships That Sail Through the Clouds Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships. Photos by Gianluca Giannone courtesy Blinking City (1)

‘The Ships That Sail Through the Clouds’ by Luigi Prina, 83-year-old builder of flying model ships.

Luigi Prina, 83 years old, has been an architect for more than 50 years. He has been interested in aircraft modelling since a very young age. The flying ships are made from ultrathin paper and balsa wood. Everything is optimized for flight: from the weight (between 20 and 50 grams) to the aerodynamic shape. They fly like any propeller airplane. The only difference is that here the propeller is powered by an internal elastic band and not an engine. (Text by Blinking City, photographs by Gianluca Giannone)

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old things from The Deep


Very creative, and quite nearly steampunk!


steampunk terrarium


I don’t know who made this or where it comes from, but I LOVE IT!

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via celia basto / 100% art | 100% ART.

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DIY Steampunk Goggles


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This steampunk DIY from Chris Heubert came across my facebook today. Brilliant ideas on crafting and really quite amusing in presentation! Check it out.

As a side note, I do not understand why, if I say I’m not into cosplay, I keep posting these tutorials on making steampunk accessories. . .

 


Picture Day: The art of Patrick Reilly


Excellent steampunk artist spotlight!

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Patrick Reilly is an amazing American artist, who really knows his way around a kraken.   Click on any images below to see more at his deviantart page.  Also, here’s an interview with the artist on Creativend Mag.



Are you an artist/photographer/sculptor who loves Steampunk as much as I do?   Would you like to see your work featured on this blog?  Or, do you know of someone else who’s work you adore?  Please leave a comment on this post with a link or two!   I’ll happily feature anything that I think will fit the style of my blog.  And even if I don’t feature it, please please leave your info in a comment anyway!  More art is always better than less.

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Do It Yourself Nuclear Fusion


This is not photoshop, its a DIY ‘Star in a jar’. AMAZING!

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By far the coolest projects we see are those dealing with high voltages and deep vacuums. Vacuum tubes of all types fall into this category, as do the electron microscopes we see from time to time. The king of all vacuum and electron hacks is the Farnsworth Fusor, a machine that will both transmute the elements and bathe you in neutrons. Fun stuff, and [Daniel] has a great tutorial for building your own.

[Dan]’s fusor is surprisingly simple to make. Obviously, the most important part is the vacuum chamber which in this build is based around a glass oil cup cylinder. With just a few roughly machined parts – the only tool needed to make the metal plates is a drill press – it can hold a low enough vacuum to contain a star in a jar.

For reasons of safety and sanity, [Dan] isn’t running his fusor at…

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Artist Spotlight – Mario Mallari Jr.


The other day some interesting steampunk sculpture came up on my blog feed. I appropriately liked the image and followed it to the blog where I found a great deal more fantastic sculpture. I soon hit the ‘follow’ button on the site and went on my way. Not long later I got a message on my Facebook author page from the blog author thanking me for my interest. He appreciated my art in writing, and so I’ve decided to return the favor by sharing my appreciation for his art in sculpture.

So here’s to Mario Mallari Jr., steampunk sculptor of the Philippines! I enjoy your creations (in particular the animal kind) immensely. Keep up the good work!

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