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Steam Punk Alice in Wonderland by rebelakemi Steam Punk Alice in Wonderland by rebelakemi
I painted this for the CG Society's Steam Punk Myth/Legends Challenge. Although I got the painting done in time, I didn't read the instructions properly and never submitted a large size format jpeg. I think it doesn't matter, because the competition was tough and I already had my favorites picked out among the other entries to win. Nevertheless, I like what I did, and hope to paint more steam punk fairy tales. I already have some ideas in mind. For this piece, I went through the whole gamut of subject matter before I picked Alice in Wonderland. I considered Lady of Shallot, La Dames sans Merci, King Arthur, and Joan of Arc. Eventually, I thought painting Alice would be more fun, with a giant mechanized caterpillar and some characters and critters from the story. I even stuck my dogs in it (again). Ripley as a puppy and my aussie rescue, Freckles. If you look carefully, Alice is reading Tesla's Wireless Transmission of Electricity.
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AliceIsAMarshmallow Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
aahhh my god my favorite movie and also steam punk :D 
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LeDarkness1 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
Cool as concept!
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walker169 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013

Seeking original Art.  Please respond to request at joe@ruthlesswraps.com

We are in need of some old school / steam punk type art for an auto wrap.

Pieces needed

Old Style 3 Ring Leader with top hat (steam punk style) Hat in hand removed with gears for brains.

Many old world back ground in the style.

We are looking for Old World Circus meets Steam Punk meets Bio Shock

Please e-mail with any questions you may have.

Work for Hire.

Thank You

Joe Walker

CEO-  Ruthless Wraps LLC

Austin Texas

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GoodAirshipLollygag Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
I love the creativity and vibrant colors!
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lazzy-garfield Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This Is Beyond awesome! absolutely love it!
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:iconmsguided:
msguided Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
Beautiful work!
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England-France Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this! What a great idea: Steam punk Alice in Wonderland
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captainmontgomery Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012   Writer
beautiful!
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steampunk2000 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012
Love it
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:iconcryingunderwater:
cryingunderwater Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Student Digital Artist
You have been featured here: [link] :squee:
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:iconalicekandi:
AliceKandi Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this rendition! Wonderful colour and great use of the characters!!! YAY!
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ShuggaRush Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
beautiful piece of work, two of my favourite things mixed up in one pic ^^
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:iconsteal-your-blood:
steal-your-blood Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012
YES
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Steamneilson Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012
This is absolutely amazing! Love this so much
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CyborgSafeSpace Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012
Hi I used this picture in a blog post at [link] (I cited you, don't worry). Please let me know if you would like me to remove it! I posted it because I really like this picture :)
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AnimeFreaks360 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
what is steam punk
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ShuggaRush Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
its a style that is based on the Victorian steam age, things like laced boots, corsets, clockwork and that type of stuff :) what i told you is probably not all of the steam punk, but it is a really awesome thing that i and my mom are obsessed about XD
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Sagittarius-A-star Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Nice steampunk painting!! I notice the reflection of the Mad Hatter and the white rabbit in the caterpillar's polished metal face. A robotic steampunk caterpillar- what will you think of next?

Have you studied Nikola Tesla much? He is one of my favorite inventors. Many of his crazier notions were simply ahead of their time- wireless transmission of power, aircraft that fly on power beams, and particle beam weapons have all been studied seriously in the 20th and early 21st centuries. Witness the lightcraft and Strategic Defense Initiative, for instance. His more prosaic inventions include our entire AC electrical system that the electrical grid is still based upon.
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DavidDavan26 Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Student Artist
nice
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gracefuldemon Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Student Writer
Fantastic work!
May I share it on my Tumblr, please?
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rebelakemi Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
Of course you can! Thanks! As long as you put by Sandra Chang-Adair on it.
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gracefuldemon Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Student Writer
Lovely :)
Deviantart automaticaly adds the credit but since you requested I also added your name. [link]
Thank you! :hug:
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gracefuldemon Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Student Writer
DeviantArt automatically puts the credit under the image (your ID ~rebelakemi) along with the link to your page, but sure, I can add your name too. ^_^
Thank you! :hug:
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rebelakemi Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
Cool! Thanks.
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gracefuldemon Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Student Writer
You're welcome.
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sylveah Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012
I love it!
Such a great concept! And so perfectly executed.

:kitty:
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x-from-x Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012
amazingly well drawn
thanks for sharing :)
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musicisloveCS Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so cool. D:
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l0stwithalice Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
i adore this.
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Juniperberryy Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
Oh my god, this is awesome!! <3
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spitshot58 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012
I was thinking to myself today.. i wonder what alice would look like steampunk. Couldnt find it anywhere. Great piece, the details are fascinating.
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:iconsandsmark:
Sandsmark Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Hey you are good! ;)
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zombiestylerod Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
Really like this :) great work!
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DaImageTwister Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That's pretty genius. Steam Punk fits Alice in Wonderland well. Sweet work.
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RadioRaptor Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011
Curiouser and curiouser indeed :D

Nice art, and an interesting twist.
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Soul-of-Silesian Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011
look nice
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:iconfalalee:
falalee Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011
Awesome. reminds me of Howl's Moving Castle from the Ghibli films. Cool.
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FlowerChild420x Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Very interesting concept!!
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TimeL0rd Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2011
Awesome!!
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LanPitts Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011
Superb!
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DunatheHedgehog Featured By Owner May 30, 2011  Student General Artist
Your art has been featured!: [link]
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brokenwhispers16 Featured By Owner May 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
this is soo beautiful :) brilliant job!
i hope to somday paint like that
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R-Tea Featured By Owner May 27, 2011  Student
Wow looks great! I love the coloures
The caterpillar got red eyes!
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trevi-kikichan Featured By Owner May 11, 2011  Hobbyist
This is amazing! If you would be interested to draw more steampunk themed drawings there are some people startins an Air steam punk RPG and they are needing some people to help out with the drawings... if you're interested check it out! [link]
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rebelakemi Featured By Owner May 16, 2011
Thanks for the Air Steampunk RPG link. I will definitely check it out. Thanks for all the nice compliments.
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MirkBlackRabbit Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011
That's cool!
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elphieofkiamoko Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
*w* Awesomesauce.
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TarienCole Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
:jawdrop: This is stunning! Imaginative and pretty and yet innocent all at once. Great work. :)
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Aramis-Arya Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2011
Great idea!! You executed it quite well.
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EngineerGuy97 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011  Student General Artist
that is really cool!!!![link]
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