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$1.4 Million Meebit NFT Sale 👽 Method Man NFT Comic Series 📚 New Artists Announced 🎨 Minty.Art Newsletter #50
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Welcome to this week’s Minty round-up covering some of the latest updates from the Minty Team and the biggest news stories in the world of crypto art and NFTs.
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Meebit #18574 Sold for $1.4 Million
A Meebit NFT has recently been purchased by an anonymous collector for 469Ξ ($1,461,962 at the time of writing). From the creators of CryptoPunks @larvalabs, the Meebits are a series of 20,000 unique 3D voxel characters created by a generative algorithm.
The specific Meebit (#18574) is a rare alien type with special characteristics, including a trucker cap, alien invader t-shirt, and white shoes. Owners of Meebit NFTs also received an additional asset pack with includes a full 3D model of the character for collectors to render and animate, or use as an avatar in the metaverse. The sale itself puts this Meebit NFT in the top 10 most expensive NFTs ever sold.
Method Man Launches NFTs Comic Series
American rapper and record producer Clifford Smith Jr., better known as Method Man @methodman is launching his own comic universe titled ‘Tical World’, with instalments in the series being sold as NFTs. “Part 1: The Origin” features original characters, animations, artwork, as well as unreleased music.
New York artist Alex Smetsky @AlexSmetsky is helping to bring the project to life by creating a 3D-enabled digital animation depicting the origin story of Tical World. The release date for the NFT collection has not yet been announced, but it is expected to be soon.
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Every week, we are announcing new artists that are joining our platform to create amazing artwork for collectors and patrons.
Introducing Sammy Khalid, better known as Chigg @sammykhalid. He is an NFT artist, concept designer, and illustrator from Dublin, Ireland. After working in the entertainment industry on blockbuster titles such as Black Mirror, Aquaman and League of Legends, Chigg is turning his attention to NFT artwork. “I love to learn new ways to create imagery and I'm always looking for the most efficient ways to create an emotional connection with my audience” - Chigg. Find out more about Sammy and his work on Minty.
Next, we have Los Angeles graffiti artist turned “technicolour villain”, Chavo Bizarro @chavobizarro creating vibrant, energetic artwork. His latest work titled ‘CONNECTED / INFECTED’ is a visual representation of how Chavo feels inside. Combining political tensions with his signature vibrant collage style makes this piece very interesting. To see more information about Chavo Bizarro, visit his Minty profile here.
Check out some of their latest NFT artwork on the marketplace, on app.minty.art. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements of new artists joining the platform!
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