The Crossroads of the Aether
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I must say that the trials and tribulations of day to day life and the reliance I have on technology set me to thinking. Thinking about when I was in high school twenty odd years ago. Was life truly simpler in a day and age of no immediate connectivity? The reasoning behind this train of thought was simple. I am a steampunk. We go through life in this genre thinking of the Victorian age as a golden era of craftsmanship and technological wonderment. Reflecting upon…Continue
Dearest Ladies, Gentlemen, and friends of steampunk everywhere,
I cannot thank you all enough for your diligence and love for our favorite genre. I have been working steadily on bringing about the next in my series of steampunk inspired illustrated novels. The trilogy of these books starting with Broken Silences started as a simple comment made by a student of mine concerning one of my sketches.
With that same spark, I'm hoping you can help me in the…Continue
Writer S.J. Chambers said (I’m paraphrasing) that steampunk should be considered an art form in a literary panel we were on together at the first Florida Steampunk Exhibition in Daytona Beach, FL. Why this stuck with me is because I am an artist. Defining myself as that, this chief portion of my persona “artist” what on earth does that mean?
a person who produces paintings or drawings as a profession or hobby.
• a person who practices any of the…