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Mechanical Menagerie: The Creepers and Crawlers

There are lots of artists doing interesting and often Steampunkish things with insectoid forms, or even the insects themselves. Check out my gallery of just a smattering of these amazing works of art.

Like what you see? Check out some of my other “Mechanical Menagerie” posts about undersea creatures, birds and our four-legged friends.

9 responses

  1. Wow, these are splendiferous!


    April 10, 2015 at 9:36 am

  2. reminds me of the dragonfly spaceships you got in the sci fi series “Lexx”


    April 10, 2015 at 10:02 am

    • I wasn’t familiar with Lexx but I looked at some images just now. Really cool!


      April 10, 2015 at 11:47 am

  3. The scorpion looks particularly menacing with all its spikes and black parts, but my favourite is probably the spider with the lightbulb abdomen – I imagine it biting into power lines so that it can glow and attract a mate.


    April 12, 2015 at 10:31 am

    • Haha, I like that idea. I thought that one was really awesome too. I can’t get over how small most of these pieces are! The precision craftmanship is stunning


      April 12, 2015 at 11:01 am

  4. Reblogged this on Cogpunk Steamscribe.


    April 13, 2015 at 12:24 am

  5. Reblogged this on chrispavesic and commented:
    These are beautiful. I like the idea of a spider with a lightbulb body.

    Liked by 1 person

    April 13, 2015 at 1:57 am

  6. Reblogged this on Lenora's Culture Center and Foray into History.


    April 13, 2015 at 7:17 am

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