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.






If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Outstanding Steampunk Inspiration #1.

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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Lovendel by ZsoltKosa

Lovendel by ZsoltKosa

Steampunk girl by syncmax

Steampunk girl by syncmax

Steampunk by Nagietek

Steampunk by Nagietek

Steampunk by FroweMinahild

Steampunk by FroweMinahild

Steampunk Parade Armor by kinnas

Steampunk Parade Armor by kinnas

Steampunk bandwagon by MattRhodes

Steampunk bandwagon by MattRhodes

IDotW089 – Steampunk Explorer by Legato895

IDotW089 - Steampunk Explorer by Legato895

Steampunk by MattFrederick

Steampunk by MattFrederick

Steampunk Mandalorian by Vinom11

Steampunk Mandalorian by Vinom11

Steampunk artbook sample by 5494

Steampunk artbook sample by 5494

Steampunk Widow by Kachinadoll

Steampunk Widow by Kachinadoll

Steampunk II by FroweMinahild

Steampunk II by FroweMinahild

Steampunk by ForkysAnime

Steampunk by ForkysAnime

Steampunk babe by Larbesta

Steampunk babe by Larbesta

Steampunk Geisha by mongrelssister

Steampunk Geisha by mongrelssister

steampunk entry by El-Inker

steampunk entry by El-Inker

VCB Steampunk Woman by Mirabel

VCB Steampunk Woman by Mirabel

Steampunk Girl by Stingoray8u

Steampunk Girl by Stingoray8u

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