Michal Matczak only has a few artworks that can be considered steampunk, but I think you’ll agree with me they’re worth a look.Continue reading “The Art of Michal Matczak”
Tokyo-based Steven Wen is a game developer in real life, but in his spare time he regales followers of his social media with beautiful inked and sketched-style pieces of dieselpunk and steampunk worlds that seem to have stepped right out of our imaginations and the pages of beloved tomes.Continue reading “The Art of Steven Wen”
Most of this German artist’s work is science fiction, but there are quite a few pieces in his collection that will delight aficionados of the ‘punk genres, including trains the size of skyscrapers, a steampunk time machine and a Tesla teleportation device!Continue reading “The Art of Lorenz Hideyoshi Ruwwe”
Panji Andrian is an artist from Indonesia, whose work includes steampunk versions of London, Paris and Venice.Continue reading “The Art of Panji Andrian”
Tyler Florence is an artist from Canada, many of whose artworks are set in the fictional world of Project: Diesel Pirate.
It is a world in which anthropomorphic animals, called aetherans, live in massive cities in the skies of planet Aether. There are flying wales, fast trains and everything is styled like our world of the 1910s-40s.Continue reading “The Art of Tyler Florence”
Reichbusters: Projekt Vril is cooperative action-adventure board game by Mythic Games set in late 1944. The Nazis have discovered a mysterious energy source known as vril that could change the outcome of the war. An elite team of over-the-top Allied operatives, called the Reichbusters, are sent in to eradicate this new threat before it is too late.
The art is by Guillem H. Pongiluppi from Barcelona, Spain.Continue reading “Reichbusters: Projekt Vril Art”
Igor Artyomenko is an American artist, originally from Kazakhstan, who has an knack for drawing midcentury warplanes.
His work also includes a steampunk town, a Blade Runner-esque future city and what looks like a steampunk’d version of the huge ion cannon from Star Wars.Continue reading “The Art of Igor Artyomenko”
What do you get when you put Paris and New York together? Haussmanhattan! A portmanteau of Baron Haussmann, the prefect of the Seine who remade the French capital for Napoleon III, and Manhattan, the central borough of New York.
It is also a project of architect Luis Fernandes’, who gives us a beautiful tour of a city that never was.Continue reading “Haussmanhattan”
I hate to play favorites with the artists I feature here, but Tom Kidd’s is the sort of stuff that got me into steampunk. Not only are his paintings beautiful in their own right; they have a richness in detail that makes each a little exploration into a totally different world.
Kidd illustrated editions of The Three Musketeers (1998) and The War of the Worlds (2001) and is working on his own book titled Gnemo: Airships, Adventure, Exploration.Continue reading “The Art of Tom Kidd”
Yakov Chernikhov (1889-1951) was a Russian constructivist architect and graphic designer, born in what is now Ukraine.
He set out his ideas in a number of books published in the late 1920s and early 1930s, but his (for the time) unconventional style did not win him many friends and favors under Joseph Stalin.
His later work, of which examples are shown below, was closer to the Stalinist Empire style — but they don’t exactly suggest he thought life in the Soviet Union was a happy one.Continue reading “The Art of Yakov Chernikhov”