Art of Steampunk, Revised Second Edition: Extraordinary Devices and Ingenious Contraptions from the Leading Artists of the Steampunk Movement Donovan Art

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Published: July 1st 2013

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168 pages


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Art of Steampunk, Revised Second Edition: Extraordinary Devices and Ingenious Contraptions from the Leading Artists of the Steampunk Movement  by  Donovan Art

Art of Steampunk, Revised Second Edition: Extraordinary Devices and Ingenious Contraptions from the Leading Artists of the Steampunk Movement by Donovan Art
July 1st 2013 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 168 pages | ISBN: | 8.66 Mb

Welcome to the world of Steampunk: a unique fantasy version of nineteenth century Victorian England imbued with todays technology, resulting in devices and contraptions that seem to have sprung from the mind of a mad twenty-first century scientist.MoreWelcome to the world of Steampunk: a unique fantasy version of nineteenth century Victorian England imbued with todays technology, resulting in devices and contraptions that seem to have sprung from the mind of a mad twenty-first century scientist.

The steam refers to steam power-as in fire-breathing machines of antique locomotion. The punk is an important reference to an outsider attitude. In The Art of Steampunk, Second Edition youll discover the captivating and dynamic world of this emerging genre through the creative vision of todays leading Steampunk artists. No longer satisfied with the plastic design of todays mass-produced products, these artists are crafting a romantic new standard for modern goods by applying the characteristics of Steampunk.

Their artwork consists of everything from jewelry and watches to light fixtures and clocks, every piece demonstrating hours of painstaking work and unlimited devotion. The Art of Steampunk chronicled the works featured at the first-ever museum exhibition of Steampunk art, held at the Museum of the History of Science at Oxford University.

Now this expanded second edition features the work of additional world-class Steampunk artists, as well as new Steampunk lighting creations from author Art Donovan. With more than fifty new photos, The Art of Steampunk, Second Edition, remains the single most important book on the subject of Steampunk. The Art of Steampunk is a visual treat that you can peruse time and time again, as well as proudly display on your coffee table for your guests to enjoy. -- NEW YORK JOURNAL OF BOOKS The book wastes very little time getting to the good stuff the book provides a four-page essay titled Steampunk 101 written by G.D.

Falksen. This essay is, hands-down, one of the best essays for anyone in your circle of friends or family that lacks any knowledge of steampunk. -- WIRED MAGAZINE



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