It took a little longer than I wanted, but I’m finally producing the images for Love Machine Shorts #2. The first three are now listed on Genesis House, a relatively new NFT auction house and marketplace on Cardano.
There will be different versions of Shorts #2 — one for each blockchain network I’m eyeballing in the expansion of the project. Cardano will get the first set. By the end of the year I’ll release them on Tezos. I was planning to branch out to a second blockchain network in January, but I’ll be ready sooner.
Continue reading “3 CNFTs from Love Machine Shorts #2 are live on Genesis House”
When irregardless was first added to Merriam-Webster’s unabridged dictionary, I was appalled just like many other people. Like the person who posted this comment to Merriam-Webster on Twitter:
“Yep. English is literally dead.”
As soon as I stop rolling my eyes about what a fucking drama queen the person who said that must be, let’s unpack this objection. I’ll get to both literally and dead when my eyes recover from muscle strain.
Continue reading “a tale of two socially-constructed English conventions”
The last image I made for the Two-Tone collection, Disrupt, sparked an idea for this new collection by the same name. It got me thinking about not just the nature of disruption, but its function and place in human behavior.
Continue reading “irregardless and The Yellow Sound”
It’s recently come to my attention — because I went down one of my rabbit holes — that some CNFTs are being minted with “unknown” policies. This happened with one that I recently minted.
Since I didn’t get to view or edit the policy prior to the minting process, I didn’t know if it locked, or when, or any of its other attributes. So I looked up the asset on pool.pm and and immediately noticed something wasn’t right when I saw the policy icon.
Continue reading “CNFT creators: How to tell if your asset’s policy is valid, and what to do if it’s not”
Since my last post about the Tokhun x The Refresh collabaway, the collection of donated CNFTs grew to 60. That’s 60 CNFTs going out today to 60 randomly-chosen people.
Continue reading “[update] Tokhun partners x The Refresh collabaway CNFTs go out today”
AmoebidApes are, according to their creator, “an undiscovered evolutionary branch formed from a direct genetic link between amoebids and apes.”
Whatever unholy abomination that would really turn out to be, it wouldn’t be nearly as adorable as one of these pocket-sized creatures drawn by Tokhun partner artist kwillterz.
Continue reading “AmoebidApes swag from Tokhun partner kwillterz has dropped on our front porch”
It’s time. My first collaboration with Backwards Geometry is complete, minted, and will go up for auction this week.
Here are the CNFTs we made.
Continue reading “[collab] chiarascuro x Backwards Geometry: CNFT auction on Tokhun”
This is the latest image in my Two-Tone collection, one that’s challenging my color sensibilities and, at times, making my eyes hurt.
Today’s untitled two-tone features colors chosen by Backwards Geometry (AKA Michael): #ff6666 and #020679.
Continue reading “new Two-Tone CNFT, and higher resolution images in my NFTs”
Continue reading “[collab] Tokhun x The Refresh: ThisCrazyLife lets Tokhun partners have our way with his programmatic CNFTs”
This collaboration makes me so happy for lots of reasons.
Backwards Geometry is a very talented young painter who pushes his boundaries to grow as an artist. He’s one of my first collectors. And he’s a real sweet person for always talking me up and sharing my work with others.
Plus, I’m hoping one day he’ll tell me how to do geometry backwards.
Continue reading “[collab] Dusting it up with kick-ass abstract mixed media painter Backwards Geometry”