Friday, May 10, 2013

Steampunk Painting: Lady with Parasol

This painting has a very strong steampunk feel to it. Love the angelic lady in white. The world desperately needs flying trains.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Strasburg Clock

The Strasburg Clock, Strasburg France, in Strasburg's Notre Dame Cathedral. The clock features moving elements enacting the procession of the apostles, the four stages of life, an orrery model of the solar system, the heathen deities that appear according to the days of the week and the beautiful astronomical dial.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Steampunk Marilyn Monroe

I stumbled across this old picture of Marilyn Monroe the other day. I think it has a very steampunk feel to it. Fabulous hat! Wouldn't mind owning a bike like that either.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Painting: Girl with Roses

She has quite an angelic face with very strong eyebrows and small rosebud lips. Lovely dress as well.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Letter: John Keats to Fanny Brawne

March 1820

Sweetest Fanny,

You fear, sometimes, I do not love you so much as you wish? My dear Girl I love you ever and ever and without reserve. The more I have known you the more have I lov'd. In every way - even my jealousies have been agonies of Love, in the hottest fit I ever had I would have died for you. I have vex'd you too much. But for Love! Can I help it? You are always new. The last of your kisses was ever the sweetest; the last smile the brightest; the last movement the gracefullest. When you pass'd my window at home yesterday, I was fill'd with as much admiration as if I had then seen you for the first time.

Your affectionate
J. Keats.

The Blue Lady with the Parasol

It is a bit steampunk and petticoat at the same time. I love the pearls, the hat and the parasol. The dark lipstick is just perfect and the dress has great detailing.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Gothic Burlesque Angel

I really like burlesque when done right. I find it incredibly sexy without being slutty. This is a great example of a classy burlesque lady.