Category Archives: Steampunk

Things That Make Me Smile No.193: Steampunk Glasswork

Follow my smiles for a bit, and you might figure out I find blown and shaped glass fascinating. Similarly, I love gears, mechanics, and steam-powered technology. While this video does not show the crafting of the steam engine, the glasswork … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.192: Maker Faire Mechanicals

Here is a quick, yet perfect, example of the wonder and creativity of Maker Faire to entertain you as the year comes to an end. Welcome to the Age of Innovation…the Victorian Era.

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Things That Make Me Smile No.186: Steampunk Music Video

I’m trying to choose smiles with some form of inspiration for those undergoing the NaNo (a 30-day challenge to write 50,000 words) during the month of November. This is a powerful song with an evocative feel. Don’t watch the video … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.182: Steampunk Pole Dancing

This clip from Australia’s Got Talent certainly lives up to its title as a creative mother of three turns her need to stay physically fit into a mind-bending, steampunkesque delight. Enjoy. Author, photographer, and artist Victoria L. Szulc brought this … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.174: Kinetic Art

A glimpse inside L’Univers du poete ferrailleur, a quirky museum full of kinetic sculptures that should appeal to your sense of the fantastic. This reminds me of one of my favorite exhibits at the Air and Space Museum in Washington, … Continue reading

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