In recent months, the non-fungible token movement has taken over the cryptocurrency trend, opening a massive window of opportunity for crypto enthusiasts and artists who want to showcase their art and stay relevant in the digital age. One of the latest NFT collectibles making its way to the top of the trend is Klepto Bears – a sleek and stylized nostalgic piece of art by highly talented visual artist Amber Marie.
Born in Denver, Colorado, Amber Marie is not your typical artist. Instead, she grew up looking at the world through an artistic lens of intricate lines, shapes and bursts of colors. As a little girl, she always had a pen and paper in hand to sketch out her dreams and still life objects around her. For Amber, art was more than a fleeting childhood interest, it was her very essence, and she excelled in it throughout high school. However, on getting to the university in her college years, this revolutionary artist found the curriculum grossly inadequate and stunted her artistic growth. She would eventually drop and move to Las Vegas, where she found her artistic pulse in makeup and body painting in the photography industry.
However, when the global pandemic happened, the photography and body art industry took a big hit, leaving Amber flat-footed. Not one to give up on her dreams easily, she sought out other outlets for her artistry and found her way to the Graffiti Mansion, where she met Arman Izadi and Danny Lorden. The duo recognized her untapped potential and taught her to reignite her fire through the delicate art of breathing life into walls and surfaces in a graffiti style of artistic expression. The lesson spilled into digital artistry and the power of NFTs in this golden era that gives artists worldwide a platform to showcase their art to a large audience while also providing a wide profit margin.
The first NFT in her collection is Klepto Bears which will be unveiled on October 10, 2021. The NFT-based artworks will feature 10,000 characters of the same 2D devious bear character. The Klepto bears characters that connect to our childhood and offer an important chance to reconcile those memories. To support Amber and the upcoming token drop, Arman donated $100,000. In addition, for every 1,000 mints acquired by a collector, the Klepto Bears team will launch one vault. The prizes include items like iPhone 13 for Mint #1,000, iPadPro for Mint #2,000, LG TV for Mint #3,000, PlayStation 5 for Mint #4,000, Xbox X for Mint #5,000, Macbook Pro for Mint #6,000, Versace Robe for Mint #7,000, LV Backpack for Mint #8,000, Rolex for Mint #9,000 and Tesla for Mint #10,000.
By launching these NFTs, Arman and Danny hope to support artists like Amber Marie. The latter show massive potential to incorporate them into the NFT community while cashing out big from their artwork.