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Steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy returns fairly forgotten dove of peace in a new guise

Steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy returns fairly forgotten dove of peace in a new guise

Russian metal artist and Steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy has created steampunk gallery of cute cyberpunk creatures and mobile models of wildlife. The 22-year-old master Igor Verniy graduated from Moscow State University, he is an engineer in the field of metal, a specialist in the evolution of stars and astrophysics. Igor Verniy writes on his page: In the 21st century there are still fans of old school ideas. These are people who are nostalgic for rusty metal, gears, and the smell of motor oil. Igor is one of those True Metal fans. Igor creates his models out of auto parts, parts of old watches, cigarette lighters, home appliances, electronics, etc.

Dove of Peace

Dove of Peace

Legend has it that long ago there was a deluge, mention of which is in the ancient sources of all the peoples of the earth. And the ark was built by Noah. And Noah released a dove-messenger and a dove returned with an olive branch, declaring that “the water receded from the earth.” Since that time the dove was always perceived as a symbol of peaceful intentions.

Dove of Peace

Dove of Peace

Several thousand years later, after the end of World War II on the World Peace Congress in 1949, Pablo Picasso painted the logo of a white dove, which has become one of the most recognizable symbols of the world, got around the entire planet, it seemed that the all inhabitants of the earth knew about the dove of peace.

Dove of Peace

Dove of Peace

Igor Verniy writes – “And now came the XXI century. In warlike atmosphere, we see the hostility of the countries. Revived the shameful phenomenon of hatred for the people of entire peoples”. Steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy returns fairly forgotten dove of peace in a new guise. Born of metal, today it ascends to heaven in order to become the herald of a new era! “And one day, when peace will prevail on earth, all of us at that time will no longer exist. Dove will be opened, and within it descendants will find the message composed by me, on my behalf, and on behalf of all honest people. From the people of the past to the people of the future ..”

Spider Black Widow

Spider Black Widow

Black Widow Assembled with anatomic pecularities of this species. The structure of legs allows movements. It is the spider, that can produce cobweb by the special device inside it. The length of web can be 5-50 metres, depending on it’s thikness. It is a female. Its partner, as it is used to be, was eaten while pairing. Materials: Steel, Aluminium. Painting: Acryl. Weight: 2 kilos. Size: 60-70 cm, depending on position of legs

Fish

Fish. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

“The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish” was written by AS Pushkin in 1833. Igor recreated the famous fish according to the description and drawings left by Alexander Pushkin. Made by type of carp. Skeletal back part allows the fish to wag its tail and fins, mouth open. Coloring – golden acrylic, oil.

Fish

Fish. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Fish

Fish. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Duck

Duck. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Duck is one of finest works of Igor. The model resembles movements of real birds. The sculptor himself lives in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk and had a chance to observe wild ducks by the bank of Yenisei River in August 2013. He studied its body proportions, behavior and movement manners in natural habitat. Particularly noteworthy are the wings. A metal wing prototype was made in accordance with bird anatomy. Traditionally, the model is made of regular household metal waste, skillfully fitted to each other. Materials: stainless steel, galvanized steel, chrome plated iron. Weight: 7 kg.

Duck

Duck. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Duck

Duck. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Turtle

Turtle. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Ant

Ant. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Bat

Bat. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Butterfly

Butterfly

C32-01 Enceladus Android

C32-01 Enceladus Android

C32-01 Enceladus Android

C32-01 Enceladus Android

C32-01 Enceladus

C32-01 Enceladus

Cute robotic creature

Cute robotic creature

Cute steampunk creature

Cute steampunk creature

Cute robot

Cute robot

Cute robot

Cute robot

Dog

Dog

Dog

Dog

Dog

Dog

Dragonfly

Dragonfly. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Dragonfly

Dragonfly. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Dragonfly

Dragonfly. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Steampunk sculpture by Igor Verniy

Steampunk sculpture by Igor Verniy

The Last Of The Maya

The Last Of The Maya. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

The Last Of The Maya

The Last Of The Maya. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Scorpio

Scorpio. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Sparrow

Sparrow. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Spider

Spider. Artwork by Russian steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Igor Verniy

Steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy

Igor Verniy and his mechanical Duck

Steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy and his mechanical Duck

Igor Verniy with his black widow

Steampunk sculptor Igor Verniy with his black widow

Octopus

Octopus

Octopus

Octopus

Octopus

Octopus

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