Steampunk is a subculture
Maggie explained to me.
I had seen a girl with this way funky hat
in Valpo and asked her if I could take a picture of it.
I showed it to Maggie and
she schooled me.
She also advised me only nerds were
So, I'm a nerd too.
As best I can explain, it's a subculture,
that derives it's identity from
kind of futuristic Jules Vern
sort of stuff.
Like around the era of steam power.
make this Streampunk.
I had been wanting to try the technique
on the base of the frame.
The explanations all have you using glue
to create the raised pattern.
I felt the fabric paint
would give me better control because of the
fine tip and the paint would flow easier than glue.
Once it's dry you just spray paint the whole thing.
But I never leave good enough alone.