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Boughs of Gold - Earth Day Forest Fundraiser

 

We are in a crucible of human history where decisions about how we live in relationship to the environment are paramount. It's a balance within all of our daily activities and commerce of the world.  Can we more sincerely activate our role as stewards of the environment?  Currently, some of the last stands of old-growth trees on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada, near to where I live, are at threat of being cut down. Even after elected officials 'promised' they wouldn't do this. These old-growth trees and their established ecology are vital to the life of the Earth's ecosystem.  They can't simply be replaced with newly planted trees.  I am using my artwork to help raise funds to protect these trees. 

 

Art Fundraiser: Up to four winners will receive an 18"x24" Limited Edition Canvas Print of this image, valued at $350CAD each.*

Each entry costs $5 with 100% donated to Fairy-creek blockade fundraiser

Draw on April 29th.  

Enter Draw Here

 

NFT & Charity: Inspired by the ancient Redwoods in California, Boughs of Gold is one of my first digital paintings, from 2008. Now made into a dynamic NFT-art collectible, with my music and signature meditative animation style that plays in a seamless loop.

Limited Edition of 8.

10% of all purchases of this NFT will be donated to the Vancouver Island Wilderness Committee.

These NFTs will be minted using the Tezos blockchain, which uses around 99% less energy than other more controversial and energy-intensive blockchains such as ETH.

Extra NFT content includes: 

  • A 4K and HD video file of the NFT, Jpeg and GIF
  • 15% discount on my online shop
  • Free download of my ambient album Quartz Lake

How to purchase this NFT:

You can purchase on this website using Credit Card. Or, if you want to use cryptocurrency there are Coinbase and BitBuy options at the checkout, or email me for another option. 

Since this is minted on the Tezos blockchain you will need a Tezos accessible wallet, such as Temple Wallet, and the NFT will be dropped into your wallet. You can include your wallet address in the notes at checkout or I will request it via email after your purchase. You don't need to own Tezos to receive this item. 

Buy NFT  - on this website

or directly with Tezos from my profile on Kalamint

 

Why NFT art?

I've been making animations of my artworks for fifteen years and this is a new way that they can have value and presence in the world. The extra multimedia layers are meant to add to the expression and bring a unique quality to the NFT as a rare collectible item. It can be a meditative piece of motion art in your home. When purchasing this art, you are investing in these environmental stewardship initiatives, Tezos as an eco-friendly blockchain, the evolution of my art, multimedia digital art as a whole, as well as obtaining a digital rarity that, should you want, can be eventually resold in an expanding secondary marketplace.

 

How to display this NFT art?

This NFT comes with a downloadable video file that you can use to display on a digital canvas, your TV, any digital screen that you can access the video file from. On the purchase page, you can upgrade your purchase to include an  Infinite Object bamboo frame. 

     

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    *1 canvas drawn per 25 entries up to 4 canvas prints total - 1 minimum