Monday, March 1, 2010

Steampunk Media: IO9's article "Why 'Alice's Adventure in Wonderland' is a Steampunk Masterpiece"

"Steamnocchio", by Fabricio Morales
Winner of the CG Society "Steampunk Myths & Legends" Competition

Discovered to my suprise that IO9 had put forth an excptionally well written article on why the believe the upcoming "Alice in Wonderland" will be considered a standout work.  Starting with nascent neo-Victorian fashions in the 1960's, the article really goes about explaining its premise in the "dark psuedo-Victorian fun that Steampunk celebrates".  I'll keep this portion short, but do take a view of the written word at IO9, at:

"Don Quixote, Suppressor of Engines", by Marek Madej
Winner, Landscape and Matte Painting

The article leads with an impressive bit of artwork that comes the CG Society "Steampunk Myths & Legends" competition a couple of years ago.  Replete with amazing artwork, it is certainly worth seeing again, at:

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