Steampunk is an art genre I have recently been fascinated by as the style of art reminds of two things – Final Fantasy IX and the Japanese animation Grenadier. Both heavy influenced by steam powered robots, mechanical infrastructural and outstanding landscapes.

But what is Steampunk?

Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction, alternate history, and speculative fiction that came into prominence during the 1980s and early 1990s.  Specifically, steampunk involves an era or world where steam power is still widely used—usually the 19th century and often Victorian era Britain—that incorporates prominent elements of either science fiction or fantasy. – Wikipedia

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Steampunk by PReilly

Steampunk by PReilly

The Steampunk Harem by tattereddreams

The Steampunk Harem by tattereddreams

Steampunk Centipede by Hideyoshi

Steampunk Centipede by Hideyoshi

Steampunk factory by BLeMinh

Steampunk factory by BLeMinh

Steampunk Girl by gluego

Steampunk Girl by gluego

Escape this steampunk city by ftourini

Escape this steampunk city by ftourini

Steampunk concept by justaman78

Steampunk concept by justaman78

Steampunk Mech I by likaspapaya

Steampunk Mech I by likaspapaya

SteamPunk Aviator by Dannie3D

SteamPunk Aviator by Dannie3D

The REAL Steampunk by Dannie3D

The REAL Steampunk by Dannie3D

Steampunk Penguin Professor by einen

Steampunk Penguin Professor by einen

Steampunk Mechanic Pin-up by croaky

Steampunk Mechanic Pin-up by croaky

STEAMPUNK FAIRYTALE Goldylocks by Lavah

STEAMPUNK FAIRYTALE Goldylocks by Lavah

Steampunk Girl by Miggs69

Steampunk Girl by Miggs69

Steampunk city by liiva

Steampunk city by liiva

Ex Machina by dark-spider

Ex Machina by dark-spider

steampunk bot design by ahbiasaaja

steampunk bot design by ahbiasaaja

Here Comes Miss Banford by keiiii

Here Comes Miss Banford by keiiii

The Steampunk Workshop by FrozenStarRo

The Steampunk Workshop by FrozenStarRo

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