Sunday, November 6, 2011

Sugoicon Steampunk 101 Links

Hi everybody. I was floored by the number of people attending my panels this last weekend at Sugoicon. Thanks so much for making them a success!

Here they are...links from the panel...just for you! These are just the tip of the iceberg to whet your whistle and certainly not a definitive listing. I encourage you to peruse and poke around the aether. I know you'll find something wonderful that fits you perfectly!

STEAMPUNK HANGOUT...The Steampunk Empire There are discussions, advice, and tutorials for everything Steampunk here. Check out all the different groups and don't hesitate to ask questions. You'll always get a response!

FUN and INSPIRATION...
www.thesteampunkhome.blogspot.com...Home Decor
www.steampunkworkshop.com...Jake von Slatt, ordinary stuff steampunked
www.leagueofsteam.com...Steampunk Ghostbusters (Supernatural and Troublesome Ectoplasmic Apparition Management)...with movie shorts
League of Steam on Youtube
www.steampunkcostume.com

MUSIC...
Abney Park Airship Pirate is their definitive SP song.
Two Man Gentlemen Band William Howard Taft is my favorite.
Vernian Process

CLOTHES...
www.retroscopefashions.com...off beat, very nice
www.gentlemensemporium.com...a good place to start looking.
www.thekaotique.com...nice clothing and accessories
www.recollections.biz
www.corset-story.com These are excellent corsets and very affordable. Don't buy the "fashion" corsets with plastic boning. Waist training corsets are fully steel boned and will last forever. Just check the description to find out what kind of boning it has. They ship pretty quickly too.

HATS and WIGS...
www.clearwaterhats.com
www.headnhome.com
Victorian style wigs

ACCESSORIES...
Round Sunglasses

GADGETS and SUPPLIES...
www.sciplus.com...small lights, lab supplies, robot parts, etc. (American Science and Surplus)
www.frenzyuniverse.com...small brass coins/keys/etchings/monacles/etc.

TUTORIALS...
www.youtube.com
www.deviantart.com
www.instructables.com

NOT YET MAINSTREAM ARTISTRY...
www.steampunk.com Writing
Dr. Steel Episodes
Aurora Movie

Literature to get you started...
This is certainly not a definitive listing, and many of these wonderful books have been made into movies.

Jules Verne:
Around the World in 80 Days
Journey to the Center of the Earth
20,000 Leagues Under The Seahttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif
From the Earth to the Moon
The Mysterious Island
Robur the Conqueror


H.G. Wells:
The Time Machine
The Island of Dr. Moreau
The Invisible Man
The War of the Worlds
The First Men in the Moon


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:
Sherlock Holmes

Alan Moore:
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

James A. Owen:
The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica

William Gibson and Bruce Sterling"
The Difference Engine

K.W. Jeter:
Infernal Devices

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