ART FOR OUR SAKE

Blog

contact galleries

Entering the World of NFT Blockchain Art

I admit it. I have Beeple envy.  Say what? For those of you who missed the news cycle in early May, Beeple is the digital artist whose digital work sold at Christie’s for $69 million. This caught many people who had not been following the world of crypto art by surprise.  I was one of those, even though I was dimly aware that CryptoKitties kittens, another form of crypto art, had been selling for six figures.  Crypto art is simply artwork that has something to do with the blockchain. It can take a lot of different forms. One reason why the blockchain is so interesting to artists is that it provides a new form of security, particularly for digital art. I never imagined that I would be using the blockchain to protect my artwork, but I was wrong. Within the last few weeks, I discovered two specific ways I can use it and benefit. Both have to do with non-fungible tokens or NFTs. Why someone used the word “fungible,” for NFTs I have no idea. Nobody knows what it means.

Read More »

Entering the World of NFT Blockchain Art

I admit it. I have Beeple envy.  Say what? For those of you who missed the news cycle in early May, Beeple is the digital artist whose digital work sold at Christie’s for $69 million. This caught many people who had not been following the world of crypto art by surprise.  I was one of those, even though I was dimly aware that CryptoKitties kittens, another form of crypto art, had been selling for six figures.  Crypto art is simply artwork that has something to do with the blockchain. It can take a lot of different forms. One reason why the blockchain is so interesting to artists is that it provides a new form of security, particularly for digital art. I never imagined that I would be using the blockchain to protect my artwork, but I was wrong. Within the last few weeks, I discovered two specific ways I can use it and benefit. Both have to do with non-fungible tokens or NFTs. Why someone used the word “fungible,” for NFTs I have no idea. Nobody knows what it means.

Read More »

NEWS AND UPDATES

Sign up here to be the first to see new work and to hear about upcoming shows and workshops.