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The hyped 20-year-old street artist from Liverpool, Sean Webster, is releasing his own NFT collection, The Pals Universe. The collection will consist of 4,444 NFTs and will be available on November 11, 2022. He will also draw the collection in his distinctive doodle style that has caught the attention of many notable individuals. He has done commissions for celebrities like Robbie Williams, Sean Lennon, Newton Faulkner, Brian Ray and Phil X of Bon Jovi.
The Pals Universe collection details
The Pals Universe collection contains ‘Pals’ and ‘Foes’, a series of hand-drawn characters that also include generative traits. ‘Pals’ are happy, more upbeat characters that represent the high levels of creativity within us all. While ‘Foes’ represent Sean’s harsh inner feelings, such as fear, doubt, and uncertainty. The collection will also contain 100 super rare collectible NFTs inspired by celebrities and other prominent NFT projects. In sum, The Pals illustrate the world’s duality of light and dark and the importance of harnessing the energies of both realities.
Banning marketplaces that support optional royalties
Sean is making a stand for all creatives in the NFT space by banning marketplaces that support optional royalties. In detail, Sudoswap, X2Y2, Looksrare, and Blur will be banned from secondary listings. In other words, that leaves Opensea, Rarible and NFTTrader as the available marketplaces. This action by Sean makes this the first Ethereum-based project to ban optional royalties. With that being said, a 7.5% royalty will be set for every sale on the secondary market.
Is this going to have a domino effect on other NFT artists coming into the space?
I’ve banned the marketplaces that don’t support royalties man, it’s ridiculous ❤️https://t.co/8kwR45j87Z
— Sean Webster (@SeanWebsterArt) November 7, 2022
About Sean Webster
Sean Webster is a street artist and illustrator from Liverpool. Some of his accomplishments include being a former Instagram Art Ambassador and becoming a Liverpool Artist of the Year Finalist. Additionally, after selling out his debut show in 2021, Sean displayed his work at Cass Art, the UK’s largest art supply retailer. It’s no secret that Sean is a well-established artist. Moreover, since his first doodle, Sean has always wanted to create a universe of his own. It will be interesting to see how this project unfolds, knowing that creatives like Tim Burton, Walt Disney, and Dr. Seuss are his inspirations.