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The Hipster-Nerd Craft Cafe: You probably haven't heard of us!

Even Nerd Culture has a mainstream. This group is for fans of nerdy crafts who have had their fill of steampunk and anime.

Join or watch us to see crafts from all your favorite obscure fandoms and, even better, to discover new fandoms.
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Founded 6 Years ago
Nov 30, 2011

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North America

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Art Collection

29 Members
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Math and Science
Fibonacci spiral pendant by Peaceofshine
Metallic Silver Circuit Design Cufflinks by Techcycle
Blue Recycled Circuit Board Cufflinks by Techcycle
Circuit Board Ring with Customizable Crystal by Techcycle
Sci-Fi
I AM THE LAW by soupcan13
Captain Mal's Pistol Replica - TV Show FireFly by JohnsonArmsProps
TF2 Mad Milk by TheCrimsonLoomis
Fantasy
Iron Court by colourful-blossom
Zyra in the garden by Thekawaiiod
Alloy of Cake by conundrum44

Deviants

I love groups that have extremely specialized restrictions. Your inbox doesn't get flooded, and the content is more likely to be something that everybody wants to fave.

So why are we called "Hipster Nerd Crafts?" Because we collect crafts and sculptures from areas of nerd-culture...  (*drops to sullen hipster voice*) that people probably haven't heard of before.

In other words, if you made a craft about Arthur C. Clarke's sci-fi novel, "Rendezvous with Rama", then we will accept it. If you made a craft about Harry Potter, we won't accept it because Harry Potter is too "mainstream"

We do not accept any submissions related to the following "mainstream" nerd-culture topics:
-Anime/Manga
-DC/Marvel comics
-Steampunk
-Any video game featured in any edition of Super Smash Bros. or any "classic" video game that's had a remake within 10 years
-Harry Potter
-Hunger Games
-Star Wars Movies
-Star Wars Old Republic MMO (content exclusive to the rest of the expanded universe is okay.)
-Twilight
-Avatar (Both the one with the blue people and the one with the air-benders)
-Doctor Who: 9th -11th Doctor
-How to Train Your Dragon
-Invader Zim
-Anything by Tim Burton or with Johnny Depp
-Pirates of the Caribbean
-Generic Sci-fi/Fantasy (i.e. "A dragon" instead of "So-and-so, the dragon, from this obscure series")
-My Little Pony
-Mythology
-Fairy Tales that have been made into Disney movies

(Portal, Tron: Legacy, WoW, and Wall-e will be added if I get too many submissions of them. So try to limit those unless they're really good.)

I personally really like most of the fandoms listed above, but this group focuses on showcasing crafts from lesser-known fandoms and math/science. We all know that if any kind of nerdy crafts were allowed then, 99% of the art sent to your inbox would be steampunk jewelry, pokemon figurines, and "Doesn't this random flower necklace look so Elven?!!".  

A few notes on the math and science category:
1. Computer hardware and computer programming are math and science. Computers and computer icons are not.
2. Any gears=Steampunk = not accepted

There are four reasons your work can be rejected:
1. Not in the category of crafts or sculptures
2. Not Fantasy, Sci-Fi, or Math/Science
3. Related to a topic on the rejected list (before or after you submit it)
4. Mature Content



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soupcan13 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
hey thanks for the feature!
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JohnsonArmsProps Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks for adding Captain Mal's pistol, I'm glad Firefly is still hipster! ;)
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Starlit-Sorceress Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Part of me wishes it would stay hipster. The other part of me wants Joss Whedon's Avengers fame to translate to more Firefly!
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giusynuno Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much for requesting my Labyrinth craft :hug:
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xFriendlyPsycho Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Hobbyist
Thank you for requesting my Isaac and Tyrael!
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Hedgehogscanfly Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much for the request! :meow:
Looks like a cool group you got started here. :D
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Starlit-Sorceress Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
No problem. If you have any more crafts from obscur-er fandoms, feel free to submit them! DA needs a bigger variety of nerdy crafts.
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