Posts Tagged ‘Art’

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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You generally don’t think of cardboard and paper as construction materials for steampunk props, brass and copper come to mind, but this guy made a mechanical arm out of just that. And if you like that check out his blog from more interesting projects. His masks are pretty awesome.

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