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Steampunk Sam brown 2 by waywarddreams Steampunk Sam brown 2 :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 9 1 Steampunk Sam Brown by waywarddreams Steampunk Sam Brown :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 6 4 Nautical star ID folio by waywarddreams Nautical star ID folio :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 1 0 Leather tophat by waywarddreams Leather tophat :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 15 4 Octopus Belt Bag by waywarddreams Octopus Belt Bag :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 18 2 Little Metallic Fantasy Mask by waywarddreams Little Metallic Fantasy Mask :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 7 0 New Cuffs by waywarddreams New Cuffs :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 6 0 WIP Dragon's head by waywarddreams WIP Dragon's head :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 1 1 Custom Messenger Bag by waywarddreams Custom Messenger Bag :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 33 13 Ivory and Black Lace Parasol by waywarddreams Ivory and Black Lace Parasol :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 10 0 Burgandy and Gold Parasol 2 by waywarddreams Burgandy and Gold Parasol 2 :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 14 2 Burgandy and Gold Parasol by waywarddreams Burgandy and Gold Parasol :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 2 1 EEG halfmask another view by waywarddreams EEG halfmask another view :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 17 4 EEG halfmask by waywarddreams EEG halfmask :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 15 5 Leather Cuffs by waywarddreams Leather Cuffs :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 9 2 Custom Pennydreaful Cuff by waywarddreams Custom Pennydreaful Cuff :iconwaywarddreams:waywarddreams 4 3


Elaborate Baldric - Medusa by Azmal Elaborate Baldric - Medusa :iconazmal:Azmal 147 19
dArama - ISSUE ONE - Love.
The dynamic between core staff, volunteer staff, and the community can at times be pure quality dArama.
It's worth noting that for years I've worked pretty hard to remain neutral on community politics. Today, I'm going to shatter that concept.
Needless to say, I am extremely politically aware of the inner workings of the deviantART community. I read *a lot* of journals, comments, forums, chat rooms. I have fake accounts. I spy.
But I don't spend my time talking politics, instead I focus internally at deviantART designing technologies and implementing understandings with core staff to address the issues I see pop up.
It's time to take a moment to be a bit more petty.
The Structure
In the inner workings of our politics exists the soul of deviantART. What is this place? What was it meant to do? What does it do? What could we do better? And it's the politics that give insight into how well the greater plan is running.
There's $core staff who are employees or contractors and work 8+
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Full Steam Ahead!
Steampunk is more than a "look" -- it's a growing subculture that may have started in the 1980s and the word itself may have been coined by the science fiction writer K.W. Jeter.  It usually revolves around sci-fi, fantasy, and the Victorian era after the advent of steam power, but with many present-day high-tech devices either modded to simply look Victorian-made or built entirely from scratch.       
If your seamstress and tailoring abilities fall short, there is a large number of talented seamstresses and some who also do tailoring right here on dA as well as many artists who make custom props and jewelry.  Most of them do work on commission, but you can also look for ready-to-wear garments and props at such places like, JCrew, and second-hand stores if you want to put together the look yourself.   Steampunk will probably be filtering into the mainstream more and more, so if Steampunk's your thing, then
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Fyodor by minnaloushe Fyodor :iconminnaloushe:minnaloushe 38 8 Twin Female Foxy Sets by Azmal Twin Female Foxy Sets :iconazmal:Azmal 130 51 A Tip of the Hat by jollyjack A Tip of the Hat :iconjollyjack:jollyjack 1,030 673 Triceratops by Almacan Triceratops :iconalmacan:Almacan 530 96 Leather corset by tupali Leather corset :icontupali:tupali 3,213 732 Gypsy3 by BubbleGumThug Gypsy3 :iconbubblegumthug:BubbleGumThug 3 0 Steampunk titan by cigneutron Steampunk titan :iconcigneutron:cigneutron 17 12 steampunk villain roughcostume by mercat steampunk villain roughcostume :iconmercat:mercat 64 31 Bunny Bassoon Portrait by SLKestrel Bunny Bassoon Portrait :iconslkestrel:SLKestrel 67 34 Clockwork by Ghotire Clockwork :iconghotire:Ghotire 37 9 Surreal. by The-Martyr-Forest Surreal. :iconthe-martyr-forest:The-Martyr-Forest 9 3 Brain Boy - Rough by Jarons20 Brain Boy - Rough :iconjarons20:Jarons20 5 5 Victorian Steampunk Stock 32 by Aethergoggles-Stock Victorian Steampunk Stock 32 :iconaethergoggles-stock:Aethergoggles-Stock 12 4



Scorched Mirth
United States
Current Residence: Pennsylvania
You leave for a year or so and come back to hundreds of favorites, being on dozens of comments, and being on lists and lists.
Don't worry, my comment here means one thing--I'm back, and making stuff to post, share, and sell.  My new etsy will be  Catch me there.


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Blue-Sparrow Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2011
Really really nice leather work!!! You have a special gift my friend :)
TheSailorGeek Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
Hi there. Do you still have an etsy? I used to have it bookmarked but then I lost it. I love you stuff!
waywarddreams Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2010
I'll be reopening under [link] soon. Lots of the same, lots of new
kamiiyu Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2009  Professional General Artist
Wow, you have some awesome awesome masks and goggles!
How easy are they to make?
waywarddreams Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2010
Like anything, once you know the tricks, they are merely time consuming.
sharp69 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Absolutly amazing goggles!!! Steampunk for the win!
waywarddreams Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2010
WrightBrain Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Like the Messenger Bag. Did you trace or freehand the cog/gear details?
EximiaNavigatio Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2009
My name is Michaela Thunberg and I'm from Sweden. I'm organizing a steampunk LARP and I wonder if you'd let me borrow one or two pictures you have put up on DeviantArt for inspiration for our members and workshops. The pictures will be shown on our website which is right now under construction. [link]
Of course we will link to you website and deviantart page and put a copyright-logo with you name on it (either under the picture or on it).

Hope to hear from you soon!
waywarddreams Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009
Sure. Borrow away.
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