Miyazaki-Inspired Airship

To recap: for my project I wanted to build a model embodying the steampunk aesthetic, specifically drawing from the works of Japanese animator/filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki. Steampunk media in general is…

Upcycle Progress – Airship Design

So far, I’m still firmly in the planning stage of my project. I’ve spent a fair amount of time sketching out some different loose ideas, trying to figure out what…

Upcycling Aesthetic – Miyazaki Steampunk

The steampunk aesthetic is one that has rightfully drawn a lot of attention. The word draws to mind images of intricate clockwork and high Victorian fashion. There are a number…

Aesthetic Exploration: Suburban Gothic

The term ‘suburban gothic’ is a somewhat nebulous one, sharing a clear heritage with the more well-defined American or Southern gothic genres (themselves descended from a classical European gothic tradition…