NiftyZone Editorial

Editorial

NFT Puppy Barley on Becoming Digital Art

Above Barley: Walkway Barley (Copyright © Barley, 2021)   Niftyzone makes a furry friend (and NFT).   Over this exciting year, Niftyzone has interviewed talented artists, dedicated curators, and covered sensational NFT projects of every kind under the sun. Recently, however, we met face to face with undoubtedly our most adorable interviewee yet. Meet Barley… Continue reading NFT Puppy Barley on Becoming Digital Art

How to get a Free Art NFT (2021)

4 ways to get free NFTs on Niftyzone! At Niftyzone, our mission is to apply NFTs to creative works by digital artists. This enables their art to be sold and traded, which will then uplift and grow the digital art ecosystem. In line with our vision to promote NFT art, we constantly partner with budding… Continue reading How to get a Free Art NFT (2021)

NFT Photographer Jong aka “Cloudy Night” Captures Korea after Dark

Above Cloudy Night: Pixelation (Copyright © Cloudy Night, 2021) With an atmospheric oeuvre, Jong takes viewers on a journey through the backstreets of Seoul's nightlife.   Like a throwback to the bleakness of the American Depression, the nightscapes in Jong’s works radiate the isolation of a bygone era that juxtaposes curiously with their hypermodern streets. In… Continue reading NFT Photographer Jong aka “Cloudy Night” Captures Korea after Dark

Project URS: NFT Robots in the Metaverse

Above The Project URS: URS Robot (Copyright © The Project URS, 2021) Set in a dystopian future, these bio-robots are bringing a never-before-seen sheen to NFT collectibles. URS, an ambitious new project, aspires to change the game when it comes to collectibles. Since 2020, collectible artworks have made a splash with the eye-watering prices garnered for… Continue reading Project URS: NFT Robots in the Metaverse

Parallel World: The Birth of the NFT Arts Scene, With Researcher Clara Peh

Above Holikpc: Old Computer (Copyright © Holikpc, 2020)   Beyond just hype, NFTs are precipitating a new approach to art and changing art communities.   NFTs are everywhere. A quick scroll through the contemporary Twitter-verse returns a world utterly transformed by their proliferation. It’s gotten surprisingly difficult to find communities of digital artists that haven’t… Continue reading Parallel World: The Birth of the NFT Arts Scene, With Researcher Clara Peh

For NFT Artist Needles, Art Is Everything

Above Needles: Karakuri Music Box: Autumn (Copyright © Eri Harigai, 2021) Eri Harigai, who goes by the artist name Needles, is a Japanese/Taiwanese stage visual artist experienced in live visuals for TV and concerts. She is passionate about immersive experiences and has produced projection mapping work that has been awarded internationally. Her 3D art is… Continue reading For NFT Artist Needles, Art Is Everything

How to Transfer xDai NFT to Cargo

Listing your Niftyzone-minted xDai NFT on Cargo or other platforms In previous articles, you learned how to set up your crypto-wallets to add and see your NFTs (How to set up Metamask for xDai NFT, How to set up Trust Wallet for BSC NFT). Now that you have your NFTs, what if you want to… Continue reading How to Transfer xDai NFT to Cargo

The Importance of the NFT Community With 3D Artist Thallaputra

Above Thallaputra: Will to Survive (Copyright © Thallaputra, 2021) How community and positivity have made 3D artist Thallaputra — in his own right — a giant in the NFT scene. In Will to Survive, artist Athala slays a colossus. Ash, cinder, and flame swirl in this piece's glowing backdrop. An epic war has just concluded. On… Continue reading The Importance of the NFT Community With 3D Artist Thallaputra

CryptoPunks for Sale

Niftyzone is making 4 of the elusive CryptoPunks available for sale right here at our NFT marketplace. As the summer heat skyrockets, the prices of CryptoPunks have similarly exploded to 6 figure sums. This weekend, Punk #561 was sold for 375 ETH, or a whopping $1,041,344.97 USD. We’re finding this a great teaching moment here… Continue reading CryptoPunks for Sale

Digital Illustrator Lucy Lin – Interview With NFT Marketplace Niftyzone

Above Lucy Lin: MEDUSA Animation (Copyright © Lucy Lin, 2021) The illustrator and now animator talks us through her journey of fighting to do what matters to her. New York-based Singaporean illustrator cum animator Lucy Lin has a lambent portfolio profuse with hallucinogenic blues and pinks. The second-year student in Communications Design at Pratt Institute is… Continue reading Digital Illustrator Lucy Lin – Interview With NFT Marketplace Niftyzone

Rynja’s Travels in the Physical and NFT Realms

Above Rynja: 01 Ethertree Stage 1: Light (Copyright © Rynja, 2021) Rynja briefly tells us about the discipline involved in expanding your world and career beyond what you already know. Ryan Teo, better known as Rynja, has led a life that mirrors the subject matter that fascinates him. Like the tunic-clad, dauntless daredevils exploring distant… Continue reading Rynja’s Travels in the Physical and NFT Realms

What Are CryptoPunks and How to Buy Them

Above Larva Labs: CryptoPunks (Copyright © Larva Labs)   What are CryptoPunks? (Niftyzone has also made 4 exclusive CryptoPunks available on our NFT marketplace) In 2017, Matt Hall and John Watkinson, Canadian software developers and founders of software company Larva Labs, created a software program that would generate thousands of different characters. What initially began as… Continue reading What Are CryptoPunks and How to Buy Them

Dojo Namwong’s Emotionally Charged NFT Art

Above Dojo Namwong: On Melancholy Hill (Copyright © Dojo Namwong, 2021) A mix between pop surrealism and psychedelic art, Dojo Namwong’s artworks are mesmerizing and intriguing. Dojo, an NFT artist from Bangkok, Thailand, likes to express the “human” with his work. He draws realistic body parts such as eyes and ears to represent the human… Continue reading Dojo Namwong’s Emotionally Charged NFT Art

The Colourful Universe of Jeff Aphisit

Above Jeff Aphisit: Comfort zone (Copyright © Jeff Aphisit, 2021) Jeff Aphisit likes to keep his art "fun and interesting". His colourful, detailed art, inspired by his childhood and the universe, tells emotional stories from his imagination and past. He says that most of his inspiration comes from his childhood fascination with astronomy. Studying astronomy made… Continue reading The Colourful Universe of Jeff Aphisit

Sunjae Lee: Artist, Jazz Musician, Naturopath

Above Sunjae Lee: Bubba the Fish No.3: Meditation (Copyright © Sunjae Lee, 2021) Sunjae Lee shares how NFTs are revitalising his already protean work Subscribing by the motto of “fermata” a musical symbol that allows the musician to pause indefinitely, Sunjae Lee’s paintings take advantage of a primordial psychic link between the human mind and… Continue reading Sunjae Lee: Artist, Jazz Musician, Naturopath

How to Set Up Metamask for xDai NFT

Setting up your xDai wallet is incredibly straightforward   First, mobile users. If you're using a web browser, scroll to the middle of the article. We begin by setting up Metamask.   Mobile Users   STEP 1 - Set up Metamask Download the Metamask app from Google Play or the Apple Store. Click on the… Continue reading How to Set Up Metamask for xDai NFT

Itzameprat Is an 18-Year-Old NFT Artist and Designer

Above Itzameprat: Mystic Woods (Copyright © Itzameprat, 2021) How the Mumbai-based designer is carving out an accelerated path for himself. It’s rare enough to meet 18-year-olds with the beginnings of an inkling about their futures, let alone a highly accomplished artist like Pratham. This 18-year-old student living in Mumbai, India boasts a string of impressive work… Continue reading Itzameprat Is an 18-Year-Old NFT Artist and Designer

Virtual influencer Rae drops first NFT collection

In today's artist feature, we're talking to a virtual NFT artist Rae. Rae is Singapore’s top and one of the region’s latest hyper-realistic virtual personalities and influencers with over 510,000 followers on Instagram and Weibo. What is a virtual influencer? Well according to our friend Google a virtual influencer is a technology-created personality that performs… Continue reading Virtual influencer Rae drops first NFT collection

PSSYPPL Translates Anger Into Captivating Messages

Above PSSYPPL: Jokester (Copyright © PSSYPPL, 2021)   For many individuals turbulent periods of their lives are marked with a sense of despondency or helplessness, not so for artist PSSYPPL whose day-to-day is informed by what's happening in his country. Instead, he tells this author about the frustration and anger he experiences in its place.… Continue reading PSSYPPL Translates Anger Into Captivating Messages

I draw, I post, I move on

"I draw, I post, I move on." Today, NiftyZone will be covering an exclusive interview with mysterious artist, 'PSSYPPL'. We realised that his artworks stand out from usual NFT artists and we were curious to find out the true meaning behind his art pieces. To some, his works might come off as a little frightening… Continue reading I draw, I post, I move on

Hermit Duo is Coming Out of The shell

'Hermit Duo' are both partners in work and in life. Hailing from Malaysia, both individuals are trained in architecture and ventured into the visual art scene to further express their thoughts and feelings. Art has always been the unifying element in both of their lives. Edwin is the main 'hermit' responsible for the initiation of… Continue reading Hermit Duo is Coming Out of The shell

GreyRadian Shines Radiantly

This week, Nifty Zone had an amazing chance to reach out to a stunning artist known as GreyRadian. She is a concept artist and illustrator who was originally from Australia but is now based in Tokyo - specifically in the Japanese video game industry. GreyRadian specialises in bringing the Japanese anime and kawaii aesthetic to… Continue reading GreyRadian Shines Radiantly

Controlled Chaos with Monitor Room

In today’s artist feature, we had the opportunity to interview an NFT artist who goes by the name, 'Monitor Room'. He is a creator who is based in Malaysia and has multiple other names but decided to use 'Monitor_Room'. He focuses on acrylic, mainly planned chaotic abstracts. 'Every piece has their place. Just like life.'… Continue reading Controlled Chaos with Monitor Room

Roost’s #AEtherCrowns Mythology Series

In today’s artist feature we’re talking to a very talented digital artist called Roost. Roost is an Illustrator who works on illustrations for games and movies. He’s currently based in Indonesia. Roost is also obsessed with a highly painterly style of digital work and fantasy illustration. The reason we invited him for a feature is… Continue reading Roost’s #AEtherCrowns Mythology Series

Alex Cheah the Photographer & Visual Artist

Alexander is a photographer and 3D artist from Malaysia. His digital works involve the exploration of the natural environments and spaces while creating conceptualised possibilities. His photography has been featured on Canon Malaysia, Tourism Malaysia and Wikipedia. You can find his artwork here. Nifty Zone: If your art had one message what would that message… Continue reading Alex Cheah the Photographer & Visual Artist

The Artist Who is ‘Neverasleep’

Lau, who is also known as neverasleep, is a Malaysian-based digital artist who loves exploring a range of different mediums which includes photography, visual effects and 3D animation. Nifty Zone: Why did you choose the name neverasleep? neverasleep: I am a motion graphic & VFX artist for commercial works during the day. I am only… Continue reading The Artist Who is ‘Neverasleep’

Smolpadok Means Small but Impactful

In today’s artist feature we’re interviewing the very talented digital artist Qayyum, better known by his alias Smolpadok. Smolpadok is an engineering student looking to further his studies in software engineering. He’s also a hobbyist designer and developer, dabbling in illustrations, web design and some personal game projects. He began his journey in the crypto… Continue reading Smolpadok Means Small but Impactful

Rizal Paperbag the Black & White Doodler

Nifty Zone: Can you introduce yourself to us? Rizal Paperbag: Hi, my name is Rizal. I'm a freelance artist from Pahang. I’ve loved drawing comics from an early age. I got more serious in early 2014, when I discovered a doodle artist from the Philippines called Kerby Rosanes. I really admire his artwork and that’s… Continue reading Rizal Paperbag the Black & White Doodler

Pert Doherty the 3D Scientist

Nifty Zone: Tell us a bit about yourself. Pert Doherty: Hi Nifty Zone I am Pert Doherty. I don’t really consider myself an artist. I believe that I’m a 3D scientist because I use science to create things. I like to use a software called Blender to create anything in 3D. That’s why I call… Continue reading Pert Doherty the 3D Scientist

Zamzammee the Doodle Addict

Nifty Zone: Who is Zamzammee? Zamzammee: Hi Nifty Zone, my name is Zami and I’m a graphic designer. I was addicted to doodle art even before I discovered what the word doodle means. So I’d say I'm very passionate about it.   Nifty Zone: Is there any artist who you look up to and who… Continue reading Zamzammee the Doodle Addict

Aku Napie

NiftyZone: Tell me a bit about yourself. Aku Napie: Hi my name is Aku Napie and I am a full time visual artist. I like to doodle and make comic and cartoon related art. I’m also designing album covers for new artists. And I also love to design the cover of podcasts. I usually do… Continue reading Aku Napie

Niftyzone Asian Digital Artists Selection Program

Free Minting for the first 50 selected artists Niftyzone is an NFT art gallery and marketplace with a special focus on the Asian arts scene and Asian artists. Our mission is to platform and empower artists from a region which is still underappreciated globally in comparison to its potential. We aim to do this through… Continue reading Niftyzone Asian Digital Artists Selection Program