Tag: art

  • Steampunk and Surrealism.. just go together

    Steampunk and Surrealism.. just go together

    If you’re not on my list of friends, or followers on any of my feeds. then chances are you are coming in for Artprize related things, have seen us on the news, or just stumbled upon this page – and you may not quite know what “steampunk” is. In a nutshell, Steampunk is a return […]

  • Team members and sponsors needed. Join the Infernal Crew!

    Team members and sponsors needed. Join the Infernal Crew!

    We have 24 days to go before our set up for Artprize at the Gerald R Ford Museum, and we have a lot of work  to do. Just how big this project is, from the wind collector built by Todd Cahill, to the structure being built in Kokomo Indiana by David Braun of Cogbots, to […]

  • New Video

    New Video

    This new video for our kickstarter and Artprize pages shows our piece in place on the river. Thee 3-D model and lighting for the model were done by Ben Amend (My nephew), and combined with a few days of work on my part, and the music of Vernian Process, it came together fairly well for […]

  • We’ve Been Approved

    We’ve Been Approved

    Our Kickstarter was approved and launched yesterday, and you can find it here: Our KickStarter Page If you aren’t familiar with Kickstarter, it is a perfect addition to our community project feel, in that it allows fellow art lovers to become a part of our project, while receiving rewards for their participation. Gifts offered for […]

  • The Dangerous Kitchen

    The Dangerous Kitchen

    (above: Myke Amend stands amidst a tight gathering of machines, hanging tools, sorted wood, and machine parts) One of several things we aim to fix along the way – we each have our own individual work spaces (some more cramped than others), and will definitely need one nice sized workspace near our venue for the […]

  • Gearing up for The World Steam Expo

    Gearing up for The World Steam Expo

    (above: “Frenchy and the Punk” photo credit: Frank Siciliano) Less than two months away, on Memorial Day weekend, is the World Steam Expo in Dearborn Michigan, and we very are pleased to have this rare gem right here in our corner of the states. A fantastic time was had last year, and we are sure […]

  • Airship Pirates

    Airship Pirates

    Cakebread & Walton: Purveyors of Fine Imaginings, creators of the acclaimed Clockwork & Chivalry roleplaying game, are now set to start working on their new game. Their new game, Airship Pirates, which will feature much art from Myke Amend’s “Airships and Tentacles” series, is based on the band Abney Park‘s fictional back-story, and should be […]

  • Welcome

    Welcome

    … to the new home of the art project “The Infernal Device” by Retrofuturist and Steampunk artist Myke Amend (painter, engraver, and woodworker), and Machine Sculptor Todd Cahill. This site will build and build as the Infernal Device project progresses, so please bookmark this site and come back again soon. Concept sketches will be available […]