Archive for October, 2010

From Mary Robinette Kowal

This animated dulcimer player is called the Joueuse de Tympanon. She was built in 1772 by Pierre Kintzing and David Roentgen for Marie Antoinette. At just eighteen inches tall, she plays eight different songs. She was restored in 1864 by Robert-Houdin and is now at the Musée des Arts et Métiers


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DeviantArt is having a contest to create artwork that is both Steampunk and Impressionist. It should be interesting to see what people come up with. See more about the contest here.

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Here is a sneak peak at Lady Mechanica, Issue #0 from MTV.com.


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