Is NFT only for digital artists? The answer you’re looking for.

October 20, 2022

The straight-forward answer is no, NFT is not only for digital artists.

If you're not a digital artist, you may be wondering if non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are only for them. The short answer is no - anyone can create and use NFTs. The use of NFTs is not limited to artists and creators. Anyone can use them for anything that can be represented digitally. The possibilities are endless!

What is NFT or Web3?

If you've been following the latest developments in visual art and design, you've probably come across terms like "NFT" and "Web3."

NFT is a digital asset that can be used to represent ownership of digital content. NFTs are stored on a blockchain, which is a distributed ledger that records transactions between parties.  NFTs can be used to represent ownership of digital assets such as photos, videos, and music. They can also be used to represent physical assets such as land or property.

Who can create an NFT?

Literally, Anyone, from artists to entrepreneurs, musicians, videographers, social media influencers, and even content creators from TikTok can create an NFT.

When it comes to non-fungible tokens or NFTs, there are a lot of misconceptions out there. Some people believe that NFTs are only for digital artists, but that couldn't be further from the truth.

Who can buy an NFT?

NFTs can be used by anyone, regardless of their creative background or field. Whether you're a musician, writer, graphic designer, or even just a casual user of social media, there's an NFT for you. You can be an NFT  collector of th works of your favorite  creators.

The beauty of NFTs is that they're completely customizable. You can buy or collect an NFT that represents anything you want, and there's no limit to what you can do with them.

What is the advantage of NFT?

There are a number of advantages to using NFTs for art sales.

  • NFTs have many potential uses, but they are most commonly used to represent ownership of digital art. NFT-based art platforms allow artists to sell their creations as unique, tamper-proof digital assets. This means that buyers can be confident that they are buying authentic works of art and that the artist will receive the full value of their sale.
  • NFTs provide a level of security and authenticity that is not possible with traditional methods such as PayPal or credit card payments.
  • NFTs can be resold or traded on secondary markets, which allows artists to continue to benefit from their work even after it has been sold
  • NFTs offer a new way for artists to monetize their work, which can help support them in creating more art.

What is the risk involved in NFT?

The risk involved in NFTs is no different than the risk involved in any other investment.

It is important to note that NFTs are still in their early stages of development, and there are some risks associated with investing in them. While there's no doubt that NFTs are a hot new trend, there is still a lot of uncertainty surrounding NFTs and their potential risks, which means there's also no shortage of people who are wondering what the risk involved in investing in NFTs is.

So, what exactly are the risks involved in buying or selling NFTs? Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  1. The value of NFTs is volatile and largely based on speculation and there's no guarantee that you'll be able to sell an NFT for more than you paid for it. There's always a chance that the value of an NFT could go down, just like there's always a chance that the value of any other asset could go down
  2. NFTs are usually stored on blockchain platforms, which makes them vulnerable to hacks and scams.
  3. There is a lack of regulation surrounding NFTs, which could lead to problems down the line.  The regulatory landscape around NFTs is still evolving, and it's possible that regulations could be enacted that could adversely affect the value of your NFTs.

Overall, the risks involved in buying or selling NFTs are still relatively unknown.

How Non-digital artists are involved in NFT?

Have you been hesitant to learn NFT or Web3 because you couldn't draw? Maybe it's time to let go of that fear.

I'll be sharing some ideas for NFT activities that don't require any sketching abilities!

The benefit of NFTs is that they may be entirely customized.

You can make an NFT that depicts anything you desire, and the possibilities are endless.

Let's have a look at how non-digital artists use NFT:

Meme creators

You must have come across this meme, without even knowing the value and its possibilities in the blockchain. Alison Harvard, also known as Creepy Chan sold her two images “Creepy Chan” for 35 and 40 ETH respectively, with most of the activity taking place through a bidding war at the very end of the auction.

On-Air-Personalities or Podcasters

If you enjoy talking, or hosting shows, you can do that even in the NFT space.

Since first airing in 2020,  The Nifty Show, podcast has now managed to surpass 100 episodes and it frequently features top NFT pioneers.  The show is hosted by Joel Comm and Travis Wright of The Bad Crypto Podcast.


If you are a writer and you have thought of publishing your tweets, poems, and books as NFT, it is possible!

Blake Butler turns his novels into visually striking GIFs/ or Rex Shannon is releasing each page of his novel CPT-415 as an NFT, and each page is made available to the public once it’s sold—so it essentially functions like a time-staggered Patreon, each buyer helping fund access to an ongoing body of work.


NFT music is turned into a commodity that can be bought and sold like it could in the heyday of the music industry, via MP3s, CDs, cassette tapes, and vinyl records.

Black Dave,  is one of the most talented artists on the blockchain, and he's also one of the most outspoken. The NFT musician, rapper and producer, who recently featured on Snoop Dogg's NFT music release, "Death Row Sessions: Vol. 2.


Fierce Studios thought it was time to establish an NFT project to promote models and their work to give every creative a chance in the NFT space. Based on ten real-life models, the studio built a 10k NFT collection of digital representations.

Supermodel Emily Ratajkowski is shown in a digital-only image posing in front of a portrait Richard Prince took of her. (with a smaller, different portrait of herself in the corner) sold for $140,000 ($175,000 with fees) at Christie's. The NFT is named "Buying Myself Back: A Redistribution Model."


Photography has become one of the most popular creative hobbies. With millions of phones and digital cameras sold each year, nearly everyone snaps images daily. As a result, people are more likely than ever before to watch images on screens.

Justin Aversano’s photography s one of the most popular NFT photographers on OpenSea, and is renowned for portraying his subjects in a highly realistic and human way.

How to get started on NFT as a non-digital artist.

To begin, you must create an account on an online NFT marketplace. OpenSea is a good pick since it provides a wide range of options for purchasing, trading, and minting NFTs.

After you've created an account, you can explore the available NFTs and purchase them. If you have your digital artwork or other content that you want to convert into an NFT, you can utilize OpenSea to mint your token.

Finally, after you have your NFT, you can either keep it as a collector's item or exchange it for other NFTs or cryptocurrencies on the market. So, whatever your level of interest in NFTs, there's a way for you to become involved!


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