Artist earns 700,000 USD in 32 minutes thanks to NFT
Cam Rackam, 42 years old living in the US, sold 10,000 images of bulls as NFT in 32 minutes
Rackam said Covid-19 has had a heavy impact on traditional artists like him. His entire money-making business was "frozen" when he couldn't hold art exhibitions. Sales are absent and commissions from previous deals are also running out.
From 2015 to 2021, the most he made from selling a work of art was $11,000. Then Rackam turned to digital painting. When reading information about famous NFT collections such as "Bored Ape Yacht Club" or Beeple's $69 million NFT, Rackam thought it was a fun space to explore and can live. word.
"It's like seeing all my clients on the blockchain at once. You can start with ideas that sound crazy," says Rackam. He contacted a popular Instagram meme site, Wallstmemes, and asked if they would like to collaborate on the upcoming NFT collection. They agreed and Rackam created tens of thousands of cartoons about Charging Bull - the famous bull image on Wall Street, New York.