Featured Tutorial: 15 Great Resources to Create A “Steam-punk” Look

Looking for a new approach to your designs? Check out this great article that compiles various Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials, that help you achieve an old-world Victorian “Steam-punk” look, published on the Designer Daily Website.

Swiss-based graphic designer Mirko Humbert explains the idea behind “Steam-punk,” stating:

 “Steam-punk” illustrations show us a Victorian retro-future. They are inspired by steam-punk literature, a sub-genre of science-fiction that involves an era or world where steam power is still widely used. Works of steam punk often feature anachronistic technology or futuristic innovations as Victorians may have envisioned them. These tutorials and resources will help achieve such illustrations.”

Steampunk Car

SteamPunk Illustration


It seems to me that the designers behind the 2009 Sherlock Holmes movie marketing posters may have been inspired by the look?



To read the full article on Designer Daily, click here.

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Author: Mani O'Brien

Mani O’Brien is the Online Editor for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog and the Social Media Marketing Manager for FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in print journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2006, and Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design (Professional Designation) at FIDM in 2010. When she’s not brainstorming social media marketing ideas or writing about the graphic design and digital media, she enjoys practicing yoga, reading magazines, and hanging out with friends and family in Los Angeles.

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