Inspired by science fiction writers of a bygone era such as Jules Verne, you can find many definitions and descriptions for the artistic and literary style known as “Steampunk” on the internet. The Brass Goggles website, “a blog and forum devoted to the lighter side of all things steampunk” has a brief FAQ here.
Clay artists have begun to experiment in this genre, playing with the typical steampunk elements such as the use of gears and lots of aged brass. Christi Friesen has a free steampunk heart tutorial on her projects and downloads page here.
Eugena’s Creations on ArtFire has a tutorial available for a gorgeous SteamPunk and Filigree Butterfly made with polymer clay and resin here.
[tags]steampunk, polymer clay, cf originals, Eugena’s Creations[/tags]
By Julie Leir-VanSickle