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Bart utility genesis

We have finally listened to your requests, collectors and artists and we are moving forward providing art curation services through Bart.

This transaction can be considered the genesis of Bart as payment for art curation: https://tzkt.io/ooXbsL8bTD3P7jpKWmVVm5i8WBCwZegxDLoj8cDCkNdzroA9VnB

This is the first payment by a collector for curating his piece with the support of BullishArt curators.

We are excited to improve the use cases of Bart, since we firmly believe from the beginning, a token should be a clear use case before considering promoting it.

To learn more what we have designed for Bart click here.

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NFT On Chain

BullishArt has been one of first art curation team to mint on BSV.

BSV is the only blockchain that allows to actually mint the NFT 100% on chain, meaning, the artwork itself is stored in the blockchain.

Every other blockchains cannot do what BSV does, due to the smaller block size, instead what they do is, storing the artwork into the IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) server and the hash in the blockchain.

Choice by Roma Soida, minted on #BSV

Minting on chain is of course more expensive for the minter, because storing data on the chain is costly, however it is far more convenient than using Ethereum, which is the most expensive system due to lack of scaling.

However it is expected to change in the future as more miners reduce their fees over time.

Asimov by Francesco Buonfino is minted on NFT and it is a free drop for our first 300 followers on Twetch.

It is indeed exciting to see the BSV community getting active in the NFT world and to facilitate exploring NFT on BSV, we will add always a hashtag #onchainNFT and we have also set a new telegram channel for introducing you every NFT minted on BSV.

The platform we use is Relayx.com which is also a great wallet that gives you free paymail. (if you don’t know what a paymail is click here).

Make sure to check that the minter was 1BullishArt to make sure to purchase original minted NFT by our team.

You can join the BullishArt NFT on BSV Channel here.

Would you like to explore more #onchainNFTs?

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What is an NFT?

Everything You Need To Know

If you’ve heard the term NFT (Non-fungible tokens) talked about a lot within the last year, you aren’t alone. Some of these digital assets are selling for millions of dollars, featuring everything from music and art to recipes and even Youtube videos, catching the attention of news outlets around the world.

So, what exactly is an NFT, and how can you use them to your advantage as an artist or a buyer? In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know about NFTs, including how they work, what they are, and how you can get involved with the process.

What Is An NFT?

An NFT is a digital asset that represents an item in the real world, such as videos, art, game items, music, sneakers, collectibles, and more. They are sold and purchased online, meaning they can be traded from person to person without the need for a physical transaction. Instead, these transactions rely on using a digital wallet to purchase and sell assets.

NFTs have been around for a while and were initially released in the early 2010s. However, NFTs are becoming more popular as many people prefer digital over physical items. In addition, NFTs offer new possibilities that make them an attractive investment opportunity, such as providing rare objects, collectibles, or limited availability items.

How Does An NFT Work?

NFTs are unique in that they can be owned and traded online, which is different from something like the money you have saved up in your bank account to buy a physical item. They are created using blockchain technology, creating individual tokens with the information of the digital art stored into them, allowing music, art, videos, and more to be stored into the individual token. Once they are created, they can be sold, purchased, or traded just like any other physical item.

NFTs are exceptionally safe because there’s only one digital version of the artwork available through the network, meaning that while copies can be sold, they won’t hold the original information that the initial token holds. This ensures that hackers or scammers can’t illegally download or steal NFTs that you create or purchase.

NFTs offer a unique way for artists to monetize their art instead of having to rely on an online gallery or physical location to sell it. Instead, it allows them to sell their art directly to consumers, increasing the amount of profits retained. Plus, since they’re digital assets, creators can even put a royalties program in place to continue to profit off the re-sale of the digital asset. 

How To Buy NFTs

The first step to buying NFTs is to create a cryptocurrency wallet to purchase and sell your assets. Once you have your own personal wallet, it will generate the address for where you’ll receive your tokens from when they’re purchased or traded. You can also use existing wallets that are already set up on marketplaces, such as Metamask and Temple. 

Once you find an artist who’s created a piece of art or another type of digital asset that interests you, send them the amount through your digital wallet. Make sure to read through all instructions about what to do next to ensure you properly execute the transaction. Be aware that there may be processing fees associated with selling or purchasing an artist tokenized work or exchange fees to accept it through your wallet.

Most frequently, NFTs are released as batches, allowing excited buyers to jump in and purchase exclusive collections before they’re sold out. Popular companies like Taco Bell and the NFL have already started to capitalize on the NFT trend by offering digital cards and GIFs. Even online gaming companies have begun to sell assets like avatars, swords, or upgrades as NFTs.

How Is An NFT Different From Cryptocurrency?

The only similarity between the two is that NFTs are built using the same type of platform that cryptocurrency uses. While cryptocurrencies have equal value and can be exchanged or traded for each other, such as one Dogecoin will have the same value as another Dogecoin, NFTs don’t follow the same type of rules.

NFTs will never be equal to one another because they have their own information stored and hold different values. This means that they are not worth the same on the NFT marketplace and can’t be traded as equals.

What Is Driving The NFT Market?

There is no one clear answer on what’s driving the market, but some of these reasons include:

  • Easy To Create: Instead of having to read through endless how-to tutorials on how to turn your artwork into NFT, well-known companies like BullishArt takes care of the entire process for you. This helps increase the ease of creation and eliminates issues that artists would typically run into during the NFT creation process. 
  • Faster Payments: Since everything is processed through cryptocurrency wallets, the payment system is a lot faster than using alternative forms of payment like PayPal or ACH payments.
  • Quicker Delivery: Just like faster payments, buyers are able to receive their NFTs instantaneously, allowing them to use the assets they purchased right after they finish the purchasing process.
  • Higher Returns: One significant driving factor is the ability for artists to receive higher returns than they may have been able to through a physical gallery or their own online store. This has been motivating artists to transform their works of art into NFTs.
  • Uniqueness: Many people are interested in NFTs because they do not have to worry about any duplicate items. This means that if you buy a digital asset, like an album or painting, it’s yours and yours only!

Physical Art vs. NFTs

If you’re an artist, you might be wondering what the difference is between NFTs and physical art. Physical art will be physically sold to buyers, requiring them to come in person or receive your work through shipping. NFTs are digital works of art and do not require any shipping or physical interaction with the buyer.

Some artists choose to produce both physical artworks and turn them into NFTs so as to diversify their income streams and expose their artwork to a more extensive network. Plus, artists have been able to sell their NFTs at higher values than they would be able to if they were just in a traditional gallery or advertised through an online store.

What Benefits Does An Artist Get From Minting Their Own Tokens?

One of the benefits to creating your own tokenized work is that you get complete control over everything about it from start to finish, including how much they cost when they’re released and how they’re sold.

An artist typically has two ways of monetizing their digital assets: selling them outright or charging an access fee that allows others to view or use the work digitally without needing ownership rights to do so. Both help to increase the amount of profit an artist makes while keeping the integrity of the work intact.

How Can BullishArt Help With The Process Of Minting An NFT?

If you’re interested in turning your physical artwork into NFTs, then BullishArt is the perfect solution for you. To get started, an artist needs to submit their work to the platform. If the artwork is accepted by our curators, then your artwork will be turned into an NFT.

Not only does BullishArt handle the entire process of minting the artwork, but they promote it to ensure that potential buyers are exposed to it. Additionally, BullishArt operates across all the NFT marketplaces in Tezos, Ethereum, Klaytn, Bitcoin, ensuring that you find the perfect platform to host your artwork to show buyers around the world.

With this increase in viewership, there has been an increased interest from investors who want access to these works of art on global marketplaces. This generates new opportunities for artists not only by providing them with higher returns but also by ensuring their art is seen by a bigger audience.

The Future Of NFTs

Although the market is still new, it’s quickly growing into a billion-dollar industry, allowing both buyers and sellers to profit from NFTs. The future of this technology looks bright, especially with video game companies, sports leagues, and franchises investing in them as well.

NFTs have a lot of potential for growth, especially when you consider how much they differ from physical artwork on display that hangs on your walls or stands in a gallery. It offers some valuable points, such as ensuring there are no duplicate items and increased accessibility due to instant transactions from buyers around the world. Plus, it allows artists to have more control over their artwork and continue to retain profits as the works are re-sold.

As the market continues to grow, digital assets will likely continue to become more popular and widely used in many different ways — from becoming official payments for physical items or collectible items that increase in value over time, the potential is endless.

Are You Looking for Artwork to Hang on Your Walls?

If you’re not ready to purchase a few NFTs just yet, and you’re looking to hang some original artwork, such as fine art prints or posters in your home, check out our partner site which specializes in wall art: Winter Museo. Winter Museo offers wide range of illustrations and travel photography, selling limited edition fine art photography prints and posters of famous artists, philosophers, national parks, flowers, antique stamps and iconic cities. 

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact our team at BullishArt or leave a comment below. 

This article was written by Shea Winter Roggio for BullishArt

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BART use cases

As already shared on our top sns with 30k followers, our BART token (Tezos) use cases are growing.

This is key for the success of BullishArt long term commitment to the art industry in the blockchain. With the success of BART token our team will have more resources to invest into artists, especially in disadvantaged communities around the world.

Anyone can issue a token, it is very simple. However not many projects can attribute use cases. From the beginning we are striving to create and design use cases.

It is a working in progress so it is normal that some use cases are good some are not producing the expected reactions.

At first our idea was mostly for an interaction between the artist and the collector, but this has not worked well so far.

After we got our second farm DEFI on Tezos, things looked brighter for BART.

Now the use cases trend is mostly about the services that artists or collectors can buy on BullishArt: 3d exhibitions, collector pages, burning NFTs and minting into different chains.

These are service we offer to improve the artists and collectors user experiences and enhance the probability to sell or purchase the next NFT.

What is the use case for BART you are waiting for?

Drop us some comments,

Thank you!

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BitCoin NFT on chain

Today we are finally begun minting NFT on chain using BitCoin BSV blockchain starting with the artist Francesco Buonfino latest creation “Living Alphabet”.

Francesco Buonfino is an Italian artist from Milan, we have curated several artworks by him on different platforms but he was selected to be the first to mint on BSV.

How BSV NFTs are different?

There is a very particular technical aspect of every NFT related to the actual artwork, in every blockchain the image file is not actually in the blockchain itself, but in the so called IPFS (Interplanetary File System), while on BSV it is on the blockchain itself.

That is the meaning of “on chain”.

This is possible because BSV can scale thanks to its big blocks, few days ago they set the record of 1 gigabyte block size on the blockchain, which is astonishing given other chain has something in the order of megabyte.

Living Alphabet

This NFT includes every alphabet letter created by the artist.

We will mint also each single letter on the BSV blockchain.

300 editions on chain.

Price of 0n 0.05 BSV

Available here

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Welcome BART

Today 1st of April, and it is not a joke be assured, BullishArt has launched BART token.

To commemorate the launch of BART token, we have minted 5 editions here: BART NFT the first will be sold for 50 Tezos.

Why a token?

BullishArt is a bridge between artists and collectors through several NFT and online platforms, as such, we believe that a token can help to improve how we interact.

We are exploring new ways to reward the artists who join BullishArt and the collectors who purchase our artworks and the token is at the core of this idea.

Not just buying and selling, we want to encourage artists to express their ideas on our blog, we want to build a community of artists and collectors who come to BullishArt to explore new ideas, news, to know more about other passionate artists and collectors around the world.

How to receive BART?

First important rule, we will never sell you BART, we are not launching a token to speculate on it.

BART will be only acquired by interacting with BullishArt, for example by submitting artworks to our collection for minting.

At the same time, BART can be traded on the new decentralized exchange Quipswap, where you can also provide liquidity for it.

We will release more information about BART in the coming days.

If you are an artist who already joined our collection, please fill this form to receive your BART today.

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BullishArt explained

BullishArt is an online NFT art gallery that curates the works of talented contemporary artists around the world in an accessible and secured way.

This platform aims to help collectors and artists on the blockchain and guide them on how to best use these technologies that are usually quite difficult to approach for the standard user who is not familiar with the blockchain technology yet.

Digital artists have been sharing their creations on social media platforms, gaining more engagement and visibility, but hardly generating a financial return. This is often related to the fact that digital artworks are freely available and can be easily replicated, making it harder to track ownership and authenticity.

BullishArt offers a marketplace that, being based on the NFT and blockchain technologies, prevents replication and authenticity issues.

A Non-Fungible Token is indeed an indivisible and secured proof of authenticity of a digital good. Each digital item is linked to a NFT that has a unique value and cannot be exchanged with any other asset.

Since NFT uses the blockchain technology that provides a transparent record of every transactions made, artists and collectors can now sell and trade their artworks without worrying about ownership issues.

However, it is not easy to understand such a complicated technology and the related crypto jargon, especially on a first approach.

BullishArt was created to help artists and collectors to understand every aspect of this technology, and accompany them throughout the whole process of selling and buying NFT digital art.

On one hand, through our platform artist are able to learn, share their art reaching even a greater public, as well as gain a financial return in a secured way, while being free to set the price and number of editions for their artworks.

On the other hand, collectors are able to buy art and trade it without worrying about authenticity issues and the crypto jargon barrier, while learning more about this technology little by little.

By helping exposing artists’ artworks to this new digital art market, BullishArt creates a network in which talent and passion for art is securely shared and empowered.

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Thoughts

cybernetix (@cybernetix_3d) • Instagram photos and videos

BullishArt addition of today is some NFT from Cybernetix.

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Updates

In the last weeks the NFT market has grown so fast, every day there are so many updates that it is even difficult to keep track of this development.

On Tezos, the long-awaited Kalamint is finally live, a new market place that could help growing the ecosystem on the so-called “Clean NFT” blockchain Tezos.

In the first few hours from Kalamint launch, several artists have sold their artworks for hundreds and even thousands of Tezos.

Currently not everyone can mint on Kalamint, but soon it is expected to be different. From the side of Hicetnunc, which it is the biggest NFT marketplace on Tezos, the site keeps improving and the minimalist design is still the key concept.

If this was not enough for Tezos, we need to add the addition of 48 hours ago with Tezos Mandalas “generative art” project has also begun.

March will end soon and it will bring the addition of Tezos to the Opensea.io, the “biggest NFT platform” which just raised 23 million dollars investment NFT crypto: Marketplace OpenSea raises $23 million to be the ‘Amazon of NFTs’ | Fortune – and Investing in OpenSea – Andreessen Horowitz (a16z.com).

Decrypt is also launching a NFT based drop for its readers at Decrypt Drops and Circle is actively working to find a better way to enable payments for NFT Circle | A simple solution for non-fungible token (NFT) marketplaces.

From our side

We are receiving a lot of requests from artists and curators around the world and we are very excited about it.

The most important news for us, it is the first collection going live in just 2 days: “Weekdays” is set to launch on Hicetnunc.

For more information about the collection visit here.