Johnny Depp sells over 10,000 distinctive NFTs drawn from his work of pals and private heroes.
The actor is releasing the non-fungible tokens — one-of-a-kind, the verifiable digital property traded utilizing blockchain know-how — below the gathering title “Never Fear Truth.”
The portraits, developed from unique artwork by Depp after which embellished and animated, embody Johnny himself, Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, Hunter S. Thompson, Heath Ledger, daughter Lily-Rose Depp, Tim Burton, Johnny’s late canine Moon and a fictional character created by his son known as Bunnyman.
Depp, 58, mentioned in an announcement, “I’ve always used art to express my feelings and to reflect on those who matter most to me, like my family, friends, and people I admire. My paintings surround my life, but I kept them to myself and limited myself. No one should ever limit themselves.”
Depp’s type is a mixture of pop and road artwork, with photographs of pop-culture figures rendered in vibrant colors. The assortment is the primary public’s look at his work, which is mentioned to mirror its character as Depp sees it.
Twenty-five p.c of all proceeds from the gross sales will probably be donated to charities, together with the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, and The Gonzo Trust, created within the reminiscence of Depp’s hero Hunter S. Thompson.
Purchasing a “Never Fear Truth,” NFT will grant house owners entry to Johnny’s unique neighborhood on Discord, a neighborhood platform for followers to collaborate on artistic initiatives.