Introduction to NFTs for music and digital artists – LIVE Session / November 16th

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

Date & Time: Tuesday 16th November 2021 6pm UK / 7pm Berlin / 10am LA / 1pm NYC

Level: Beginner

Overview of what you’ll learn: NFT brings new opportunities for creators to build audiences, promote products & profit from their creations. 

In this interactive session, we will explore the fundamentals of NFTs, how to navigate the space safely and mint your first NFT!  

  • Why NFTs?
  • What is an NFT? 
  • Intro to cryptocurrency
  • Who are NFTs for?
  • Where to buy/sell NFTs?
  • Activity: Make an NFT Together!


Level of experience required: 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!

Who is this workshop 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.

Session Learning Outcomes

By the end of this workshop a successful student will be able to:

  • 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

Session Study Topics

  • Cryptocurrency intro

  • NFT Fundamentals

  • NFT Marketplaces

  • NFT Risk, Security & Safety



  • A computer and internet connection

  • A webcam and mic

  • A Zoom account

  • Have Metamask extension installed in Chrome.

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.