The Other Side of Perception – Steampunk. Part II


Welcome the next post devoted to the pure-fiction style Steampunk!
For the last years Steampunk has turned out to be the most popular and influential among other styles. The speculative fiction that it presents has gained the wide popularity and we are looking for the new inventions in this genre impatiently. This style combines the past and the future presented in the spectacular way. It features the most striking points of Victorian era in their elegance and the modern times with high technological progress. Speaking about Steampunk, it should be mentioned that it catches with aesthetics and the technological romance. It opens the gates in the grotesque world of steam-driven robots, awesome inventions, airships and alchemy. It’s really a great pleasure to deep in the Steampunk realm and forget about the ambience of modern times.

 

This post will show you the other side of our perception, will present you a part of Steampunk anthology. Perhaps, it will inspire you for your own steampunk inventions. Enjoy it!

 

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Title: Steampunk Camera
Artist: Michael Grote
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

All the stuff presented here creates the original and impressive steampunk scene. All the details are rendered in the realistic way and imply the main idea of steampunk – aesthetic technical power. The author has chosen the modern objects like gears, pipes, steam, springs, cranks, camera and has transferred them in the style of Victorian era. Excellent!

 

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Title: Seahorse
Artist: Silvia Fusetti
Software: Photoshop, XSI
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

How do you find this item? It is undoubtedly excellent. Done in steampunk style, it renders the ideas of mechanical power and the aesthetics. This great mix makes it impressive. The author has presented in it creative concept and great modeling. Admire it!

 


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Title: Steampunk – The Legend of Yamato
Artist: Yap Kun Rong
Software: Painter, Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

Perhaps, you have heard the legend of Yamato Takeru. It tells us about the warrior who was famous for his deeds. Once he had to dress like the woman to win a victory and he did it. This illustration presents one more version of the mentioned above legend and presents it in the expressive steampunk way.

 

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Title: Leprechaun Steampunk
Artist: Von Caberte
Software: Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

When the cartoon characters are done in the steampunk style, they become even more impressive. The brightness mixes with the mechanical elements and complements the whole idea of the work. Here you can enjoy the creative character Leprehaum.

 

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Title: Steampunk Collection
Artist: Andrzej Kubienie
Software: 3ds max, Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

The collections that are designed in steampunk style are always impressive. They catch your attention with the mature execution of interesting concepts and the unusual view of things. This illustration shows us the watch from the steampunk collection.

 

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Title: Steampunk Nemean Lion
Artist: Kevin Hay
Software: Blender, Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

We all remember the legend about the Nemean Lion and Hercules. He has killed this beast and it was considered the first of his twelve famous labors. The author has interpreted this legend in the steampunk way and in this illustration we find the ferocious unconquerable beast. Excellent execution!

 

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Title: Steampunk Carriage
Artist: Marc Daniel Goeck
Software: Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

This illustration presents the interesting concept of the carriage. It is done in the pure steampunk style, using peculiar wooden and metal elements. The overall idea is great and the execution deserves your attention.

 

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Title: Steamdream
Artist: Oliver Wetter
Software: Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

The dream depicted here is excellently rendered in the steampunk way and creates the pleasant mood. Both characters are done precisely. Just pay attention to the metal shading and modeling!

 

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Title: Steampunk
Artist: Patrice Murciano
Software: Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

Steampunk that is interlaced with light erotics is a great mix. These two trends of art have something in common like the aesthetic impression and strong appeal. This illustration features both mentioned above trends and it is really catchy!

 

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Title: Steampunk Goliath
Artist: Cory Jespersen
Software: Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

This illustration renders the myth about Goliath in the steampunk style. According to Greek mythology, nobody could conquer him and only the young shepherd David could do it. Here you find the up to date concept based on this legend.

 

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Title: Steampunk
Artist: Patrick Reilly
Software: Painter, Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

This iron giant is just superb! According to the author’s idea it was built for some secret projects. No one could enter that secret laboratory during the process of creation. As we see in this illustration, only few people had access to this awesome giant.

 

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Title:Hall of Souls
Artist: Dieter Joppich
Software: CINEMA 4D, Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

This illustration creates the horrible impression. It renders the little child in front of the giant mechanical monster. The author explains that this place is not dangerous for the child, quite the contrary, he will be able to find his lost soul there. Interesting steampunk concept!

 

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Title: Steampunk Lilith
Artist: Tolgahan Güngör
Software: Maya, mental ray, Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Steampunk Illustrations

 

This illustration creates the impression of looking through the magical glass. It gives the soft shades and pleasant to eye color palette. The mesmerizing concept is done in the steampunk style that makes the whole composition even more interesting.

 

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This post is the second one in the Steampunk series, the first portion of expressive Steampunk illustrations you can find in “The Other Side of Perception – Steampunk.” Here is the first impressive illustration from the mentioned post. Follow it and browse the whole collection!

 

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