Clockwork Alchemy Artists’ Gallery Profile: Rich Murillo

The Clockwork Alchemy Artists’ Gallery and Exhibition – Artist Profile The Clockwork Alchemy Artists’ Gallery and Exhibition is a place to see and experience the art of Steampunk with minimal distraction. Custom built displays and controlled lighting showcase the exhibited art. During the event, our inventors and artists are often available to explain and demonstrate…

The Codex of Quills – Episode 3: The Pony

By Shelli Frew Kip tentatively opened his eyes and peered around the shop. Only, it wasn’t the bookstore. Instead of the marine cryptobiology section, the shelves displayed rows and rows of lace, some slightly singed at the edges. A large quantity of star charts and compasses replaced the teen romance. Strangest of all, by far,…

Clockwork Currents Issue #2

Contents Letter from the Chairs Steep Thoughts from The Aviary Teahouse: Tsubame Kuckicha Steampunk, Belly Dance, and Prince Albert Steampunk 101.2 with Gene Forrer Fiction – The Codex of Quills – Ep2 The Clockwork Alchemy Artist’s Gallery and Exhibition – Artist Profile: Teri Lenfest Vendor Showcase: Clockwork Monster Activities and Events Letter from the Chairs…

Vendor Showcase: Clockwork Monster

Shelly Jackson is the owner of Clockwork Monster, a millinery company making beautiful hats, hat making kits, and headwear for stylish steampunks. Learn more, see Shelly Jackson’s creations, and shop at the following websites: https://www.facebook.com/ClockworkMonster/ https://www.etsy.com/shop/clockworkmonster

Steampunk, Belly Dance, and Prince Albert

By Dawn Devine ~ Davina Have you ever passed through the hallways of an event and contemplated how the format for fannish conventions came to be? Conventions of all sorts, like our own Clockwork Alchemy, owe their formula to none other than Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria.  It was Albert’s event, The Great Exhibition…

The Codex of Quills – Episode 2

by Katherine L. Morse A steampunk serial adventure with a new author every episode! “Super Mondo chai, please. Two raw sugars.” Please just get your drink. I have a date with destiny…or insanity…and I really need a cold brew. “Super Mondo cold brew, um, please.” The woman who had just ordered rocked back on the…

Steep Thoughts from The Aviary Teahouse: Tsubame Kuckicha

By Astra Kim Mixing cultures a little today. Trying out this Tsubame Kukicha brewed in my Korean cha-gwan. Served with sea salt mochi and yak-gwa on vintage Japanese Lusterware. The tea is lovely. Brewing suggestions instruct one to brew this at 80°C for 80 seconds, but I often find their advice on brewing yields a…

Homemade Pinboards for Displaying Enamel Pin Collections

By Matt Freedman As my collection of enamel pins grew, I realized that I needed somewhere to display them. At a con, I saw a vendor selling coffin-shaped pinboards. I ordered a custom one, but realized that I needed something larger. I did some online research about making my own pinboard from old mirror frames….

The Codex of Quills – Episode 1

A steampunk serial adventure with a new author every episode! Episode 1: The Hedgehog by Dover Whitecliff Hot. Smoky. Irritating. Any or all of which could pertain to the wildfire-permeated valley air, or the mélange of personalities on the bus. Or the perfect description of Kilpatrick’s commute from the cubicle farm to the coffee house…

Vendor Showcase: Blue Moon Designs

Katherine the Great began designing costumes in 1995 while still in high school, inspired by the lack of interesting clothing and costuming in her sizable size.  She has brought that same commitment to beautiful clothes that fit well to her unique accessory business Blue Moon Designs. Learn more, see Katherine the Great’s creations, and shop…