To start, I think we'll start with a definition from dictionary.com Steampunk (Noun) a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy featuring advanced machines and other technology based on steam power of the 19th century and taking place in a recognizable historical period or a fantasy world.
I don't know about your, but I don't think words do Steampunk justice. I think Steampunk is best understood when you see it.
|Steampunk outfits. Notice the goggles and use of brass findings.|
|Another example of Steampunk dress. Notice the stylized gun.|
|Steampunk inspired cat art|
|Another example of Steampunk dress|
|Steampunk jewelry by yours truly|
|Steampunk inspired art by yours truly|
I hope today's blog post has helped to answer your question "What is Steampunk". Maybe it has peaked your interest and you will want to add a little steam to your life.
Until Tomorrow - Melissa