How to Become an NFT Artist & Sell Your Work - 6 week course

How to Become an NFT Artist & Sell Your Work - 6 week course

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How to Become an NFT Artist & Sell Your Work!

About this event

6 Week Course with Mel Shapcott

Tuesdays @ 11am ET

August 23 - October 4

Why you need this course:

You want to get started with NFTs, but don’t have time for trial and error...

You want to avoid common security mistakes that leave your assets vulnerable...

You want to connect with a larger audience and have more people interact with your work...

You’ve tried Googling it, but you still have questions...

The benefits of taking this course

  • Dedicated time with experienced NFT artist
  • A group that you can grow with
  • Downloadable course materials
  • POAP Certificate of Course Completion
  • Access to a VIP Discord server for continued support after the course ends

Meeting time

Tuesdays 11:00am to 12:00pm EST/EDT

Course dates

August 23

August 30

September 13

September 20

September 27

October 4

Whats included in the course

Week 1 - The Basics

  • Introduce yourself
  • Deciding on a blockchain
  • Choosing a wallet
  • Adding funds your wallet
  • Q&A
  • Assigning homework

Week 2 - Minting

  • Choosing a marketplace
  • Understanding gas
  • Designing a collection
  • Artwork specifications
  • Pricing your work
  • Auctions, editions and listings
  • Physical art
  • When to burn
  • Q&A
  • Assigning homework

Week 3 - Marketing

  • Designing your brand
  • Maximizing social media
  • Creating content
  • Reaching your audience
  • Where to promote
  • Discovering the metaverse
  • Collector perks
  • Sharing your portfolio
  • Q&A
  • Assigning homework

Week 4 - Craft

  • Taking it to the next level
  • Exploring new techniques
  • Hardware and devices
  • Software and apps
  • Collaborations
  • Derivatives
  • Use of your IP (intellectual property)
  • Navigating the pace
  • Supporting your mental health
  • Q&A
  • Assigning homework

Week 5 - Concepts

  • 1/1 vs. pfp
  • Rarity
  • Utility
  • Phygital
  • Anonymous vs. doxxed
  • Managing your collections
  • Collecting NFTs
  • Understanding secondary sales
  • Custom smart contracts
  • Q&A
  • Assigning homework

Week 6 - Next Steps

  • Staying Fluid
  • Adapting to cross-chain
  • NFT Winter
  • Disrupting industries
  • Virtual land and gaming
  • Do you need a Discord?
  • POAPs
  • Preparing for taxes
  • Q&A
  • Assigning homework

About the Instructor

Mel Shapcott is a Web 3.0 educator, bringing talent from both art and industry. As founder and CEO of Invisible Lotus she explores the intersecting edge of these two divergent worlds. With technical skills honed over a decades-long career as a web designer and project manager she is driven by a genuine passion to collaborate, create, and innovate through an artistic process. As a multi-disciplined, abstract artist she delves into themes of identity and memory using her digital canvas as a tool to more fully understand self. Meanwhile, throughout her career she has worked to elevate women in both art and business, and now she is eager to share her knowledge of NFTs.

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