REBLOG: Bringing Asian Culture to Steampunk: Cosplaying James Ng’s Imperial Sheriff — Guest blog by Steampunk Panda

Here is a very interesting article featured on Ay-leen’s Beyond Victoriana, about Asian Steampunk, as well as adding to the debate of “Can we consider Steampunk a cosplay?”

Bringing Asian Culture to Steampunk: Cosplaying James Ng’s Imperial Sheriff — Guest blog by Steampunk Panda

I have been aware of Steampunk for some time but it was not until the tail end of the summer of 2011 that I decided to take a closer look and learn more about Steampunk.  As I delved into the culture I noticed how it was very Victorian, based in the 19th century British culture.  That was understandable seeing how it was based off of many early literatures that were set in those areas.  However, the world does not revolve around one geographical location or ethnic background for that matter, and while life progresses in one location it invariably continues on elsewhere.

Full Article can be found Here

Kathryn Redfield Paterwic, a designer th

Kathryn Redfield Paterwic, a designer that both Leetelou and Lucretia have done hair and makeup design for, is taking part in an art exhibition at the Russian Lady in Hartford, CT on October 4th. If you live in the CT area, please come out to support one of our favorite designers!

Buy your tickets now, they’re only $10! Please purchase them through Redfield Designs, located here: http://ow.ly/dThKv

If you have TLC you can catch The Steamp

If you have TLC you can catch The Steampunk Industrial Revolution and members of the Copper Claw on TLC’s Bling It On, Sep 27, 5:00 pm EST. I have also been informed that the episode is available On Demand!


Friend of the Claw Baron Von Lahey and Lucretia MCing

Friends of the Claw Dr. Grymm and Steampunk Emma Goldman watch over the proceedings with AyLeen The Peacemaker along with other members of the Steampunk Industrial Revolution crowd high atop the Bounty!


The Crowd!