Steampunk Electrical Outlet

Steampunk Electrical Outlet

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Steampunk Electrical Outlet



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Title: Steampunk Electrical Outlet
Pixel Artist: fenstalker  (Level 1 Rookie :: 204 points)
Posted: 10/24/2008 12:56
Palette: 20 colors
Statistics:  12 comments    12 faves    0 avatars

Made of steel, brass, wood and leather, this turn-of-the-century electrical outlet is oil-powered with a compression globe for inverse ionization of the power. It also has a hitch for easy hook-up to motorized carriage.

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Photocopier (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/3/2008 13:20
wow, what would you plug into that? ... heh It's cool =D

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DoomDoom (Level 5 Detective) @ 10/27/2008 05:28
Great work...one of my favorite for the challenge...

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Official-NeoSoft (Level 5 Sniper) @ 10/26/2008 05:15
This one will win I think

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TheManuz (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 10/25/2008 13:11
Really impressive!

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withalligators (Level 4 Deputy) @ 10/25/2008 12:00
Good explanation...  I like the idea of massive 50 pound plugs.

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fenstalker (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/25/2008 11:46
@withalligators: Good call on the blacks. I browned them a bit and it looks better. The scale is up for interpretation. As for the other questions, it's meant to be a ridiculous, fantastical steampunk machine-version of an electrical outlet, combining the commonplace with the overly elaborate (as the steampunk style often does). It is not meant to be logical, concise, efficient or compact, but rather mechanically ornate and obtuse in a pre-modern kind of engineering way. I stopped just short of adding a canvas set of wings to it, but with this approach I think the more ridiculous and unnecessarily intricate, the better, because that's the style; that's the visual interest. 

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skeddles (Level 11 Psychopath) @ 10/25/2008 06:44
A steampunk portable electrical outlet? I don't even think we have these!

Looks good though.

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withalligators (Level 4 Deputy) @ 10/24/2008 23:21
Pretty cool.  Is it a tow behind generator for your carriage?  Maybe brown down some those blacks on the main boiler thing?  Also, what's the scale here?  Is the outlet supposed to be the same size as a modern outlet?  If so, does it really need 4 wheels, and not a handle on top?  (I posted this in the forum, but am still curious)

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cure (Level 11 Godfather) @ 10/24/2008 20:16
Looks great, the metals are shaded very well

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RoboBOT (Level 7 Captain) @ 10/24/2008 19:37
Very nice, I like it a lot! I can't tell if there's something wrong with the wheel's perspective or not, I've been staring at it too long.

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Dex (Level 11 CEO) @ 10/24/2008 19:20
Something about the wheel's perspective is bothering me...otherwise you've done a very nice job!

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fawful (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 10/24/2008 14:06
Very nice,i do beleve you have to post a transparent background though.

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