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My first NFT on OpenSea

Bob the bunny

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I thought I’d do an experiment and learn how to mint artwork on the OpenSea NFT platform. I’m not sure how it works, but no harm learning along the way and see what happens.

My first NFT is of Bob the bunny. I chose the bunny because it’s mid autumn festival today and the bunny is a symbol of good fortune and good luck.

Mid autumn festival : legend of the rabbit and the moon

Rabbit and the moon

Today I’m taking a break from photoshop and I decided to experiment with some pastels. Still on the theme of the full moon festival. We have here the rabbit who lives on the moon. If you look up at the moon carefully tonight or the next couple ofย  nights when it’s still full moon,ย  you may catch a glimpse of the rabbit ๐Ÿฐ

Fred the red eyed tree frog

Red eyed tree frog

Fred the red eyed tree frog ๏ธ
I painted this quite some time ago and here he is in animation. I’m quite slow with the animation as I’m still learning and my computer is so slow but it’s been fun learning new skills. My dream is to bring all my animal characters to live!! They’ve been talking to me a lot. I owe them that. I will try.

Watch the animation here :

https://youtube.com/shorts/ZzGsNc04dgg?feature=share

Dusky leaf monkey

https://youtube.com/shorts/QfNMTqLU_nA?feature=share

The dusky leaf monkey or spectacled langur is indigenous to Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar. They are gentle herbivores and spend all their time in the tree tops. The babies are golden in colour when they are born. I’ve been trying to spot these golden babies for many years but I have never seen one this colour. They turn grey, black once they are 6 months old.
I haven’t given up hope. I am always on the look out for the golden babies. This species is on the endangered list so time of the essence but I do hope that they will be saved.

https://youtube.com/shorts/QfNMTqLU_nA?feature=share

Uriel the cat as Hans Solo

Uriel the cat pet portrait

Uriel pet portrait fashion makeover styled as Hans Solo

I’m no longer taking commissions for pet portraits in my sketchbook.
Thank you everyone who have been part of this series ๐Ÿฅฐ

If you missed the first round, stay tuned, I may bring it back at a later date..

Uriel as Hans Solo from Star Wars

Blanca as Yoda the Jedi Master

Blanca the Scottish fold cat

Blanca the Scottish fold cat pet portrait fashion makeover styled as Yoda the Jedi Master.

I’m no longer taking commissions for pet portraits in my sketchbook.
Thank you everyone who have been part of this series ๐Ÿ’•

If you missed the first round, stay tuned, I may bring it back at a later date..

Blanca as Yoda the Jedi Master

Zoe the storm trooper

Zoe the storm trooper

Zoe the storm trooper pet portrait fashion makeover.
I’m working on a series of Star Wars pet paintings. This is a drawing in my sketchbook to see how it will look like. My sketchbook is a tool I use for many things. It holds all my memories, emotions and also ideas for projects, just as a journal does.

Zoe the storm trooper pet portrait fashion makeover

Pet portrait fashion makeover series 2021

Pet portrait fashion makeover series

It’s been a difficult year. There’s no doubt about it.
What do you do when several art exhibitions have been postponed and the traditional way of getting my artworks out to the public has been challenged? Furthermore our Malaysian postal service has been stopped for over a year and shipping artworks out by courier is costly.

I retreated into my art cave and offered pet portrait commissions that I scanned and saved into a JPG file that you could print yourself.

In 2021 I’ve completed :
50 x Pet portrait fashion makeover commissions.

This project was inspired by Bernie Sanders’ mittens. (remember him? )Thank you everyone who have commissioned a pet portrait and have been part of this Fabulous Fashion makeover Sketch series.
Art connects and you’ve made my lockdown life so much more meaningful and memorable.
Thank you. ๐Ÿ’•

https://youtube.com/shorts/wrC3Pktq6mk?feature=share

Luke Skywalker X-wing fighter pilot pet portrait

Luke skywalker ref five x wing
Luke skywalker pet portrait

And the final dog from this fur family is Luke Skywalker X-wing fighter pilot pet portrait fashion makeover ๐Ÿถ
Happy Sunday my friends. ๐Ÿค—

I’m no longer taking commissions for pet portraits in my sketchbook.
Thank you everyone who have been part of this series ๐Ÿ’•

If you missed the first round, stay tuned, I may bring it back at a later date..

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