Steam Robot Art Cover for Dronstad Blog

Steam Dreams Bot

I wanted to thank Dronstad for allowing me to draw on his blog. Besides, I will do this by featuring his story Steam Dreams Robot and my cover image on my projects page. Also, I will show the finished pieces in this project in a large format. I won’t go into a tutorial mode or style because I want to keep those in my blog area. Plus, see my Steam Dreams — Dronstad & Steam Bot & SKI TRIP for a blog experience. Furthermore, for those who are new to this blog, a warm welcome to you! Please head over to my “Who Is Vye” page to get to know me better!

Steam Robot

A book called Mechanika inspired the artwork. In contrast, Doug Chiang, the author of the book, created his piece using traditional methods, while I went with digital. Moreover, his idea’s stemmed from images of spiders and tractors. Finally, I used an app called SketchBook Pro and a Dell Venue 11 Pro with a pen to create the pictured Steam Robot .

A huge factory floor hissed, puffed and clanked from all of the metallic hands that built rockets. A song traveled in the polluted air, a song of busy steam engines, analog computers and coal-burning in the furnace. All of that is seen from the ground by a small computer enchanted with rockets that lined…

~ Dronstad Blog

Need Cover Art?

Thank you for reading Steam Robot Cover Art Project. Also, if you’re interested in getting a featured picture in your story or blog post? Please reach out to me by using collaborate link. Fill it out and send me a summary of what you are looking to do. Additionally, I’ll do my best to get back to you with a few quick sketches and ideas on the cover art.

3 responses to “Steam Robot Art Cover for Dronstad Blog”

  1. Very cool artwork! I like the dark & light version…interesting to see how the depth builds along with the sense of motion. The dual faces are great too.


    • Hi Michael, thank you for your comment! I am too interested how I was able to get depth to show motion. I didn’t realize I am doing that with the drawing.


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