Introduction to NFTs for music and digital art / On-demand

Learn the fundamentals you need to enter and successfully navigate the NFT world as a creative.

Course Instructor: Heen Wai

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Learn the fundamentals you need to enter and successfully navigate the NFT world as a creative.

Level of experience required with a particular software  Workshop best suited for anyone who would like to better prepare themselves for the inevitable NFT world. No experience required. All curious-souls are welcomed!

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What you'll learn

  • Explain the 5 W’s of NFTs (Why, what, who, when, where)
  • Navigate the NFT world with confidence
  • Explore both established & new NFT marketplaces
  • Mint their own NFTs on OpenSea

Requirements

  • A computer and internet connection
  • Have Metamask extension installed in Chrome.

Course content

  • ---- Music Hackspace - NFT workshop links
  • ---- Lesson 1 - Intro, Mission
  • ---- Lesson 2 - What is an NFT
  • ---- Lesson 3 - Relationships between cryptocurrency, blockchain & NFTs
  • ---- Lesson 4 - Who are NFTs for
  • ---- Lesson 5 - Why are nfts relevant to creators
  • ---- Lesson 6 - Where to buy_sell nfts
  • ---- Lesson 7 - Digital Wallet
  • ---- Lesson 8 - How to fund your Metamask wallet with ETH
  • ---- Lesson 9 - Gas Fee
  • ---- Lesson 10 - Costs, risks & security issues I need to be aware of
  • ---- Lesson 11 - Environmental Impact
  • ---- Lesson 12 - Where do you find mint buy sell NFTs
  • ---- Lesson 13 - How to mint my own NFT

Who is this course for

  • Musicians & Artists who want to understand the basics of NFTs.
  • Developers who want to understand how NFT technology is unfolding itself in the creative space.

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About the workshop leader

Heen is a London based music producer, artist and NFT educator. As a creator himself, he is a classically trained pianist who has spent his life exploring sonic possibilities with classical, jazz, electronic and cinematic music. He joined ROLI as a full time product specialist after studying a degree in Computer Science, and since then have continued to combine his passions to his growing portfolio. Outside of ROLI, he is currently co-running Originally:Creative - a digital marketing consultancy for creatives, with a mission to help creators navigate & win in the digital space. So far they have worked with artists including: Tomfoolery, Wharf, CRISP&CLASSY… as well as working closely with Jordan Rudess on his upcoming NFT project.