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Artist Spotlight: CFW – MEME.COM BLOG


I knew of CFW earlier than I knew it was CFW. There’s a selected visible attraction and constancy to the artwork, which makes it simple to see why individuals are drawn to and fall in love with it. CFW created certainly one of my favourite Fang Gang Goodies items, this was my first introduction to their work and ultimately stumbled upon Stacy Drugs. I managed to get two editions from that sequence, an EVOL and Orphan piece which I really like very a lot. It mixed the CFW tablet face with a few of the coolest collaborating artists in CryptoArt into one venture. Each single piece appears distinctive and particular, this high quality spilled over to his just lately launched Pillheads venture which I’d say appears fairly wonderful.
Now we have the pleasure of getting CFW be a Verified Artist on the Marble Playing cards platform and managed to get a number of questions in at this loopy busy time for Pillheads. I’d wish to thank him for taking the trip and telling us what’s up with all of the drugs MAN?!

Pillheads #2892 owned by WGMeets

One of many many attention-grabbing components of CryptoArt is the entire completely different skilled backgrounds we come from that result in the place we’re at now. What’s yours?
Hey! I’m CFW [stands for Chapters from Within]
I’m an Indian-based Digital Artist, & have been actively making digital artwork since 2018. I acquired into the NFT neighborhood in March of 2021.
My work principally falls below surrealism & psychedelia. More often than not, it’s only a large mush of 3D, 2D, graffiti, and hand-drawn parts.
In IRL, I’m a Freelance Journey Filmmaker primarily, however like a number of creatives, I can’t actually put myself right into a single area of interest, as I do all of it. Typically it’s creating album artwork, different occasions, logos for manufacturers. I started my inventive journey in 2014, as an editor + videographer, whereas finding out B.Arch & since then have traveled to all components of India, & a number of nations outdoors crafting tales for manufacturers & tasks.
All issues mentioned, Web3 has been a breath of contemporary air, & I feel each inventive right here would agree with me. It’s mind-blowing to suppose that you simply’re one of many early few pioneers on this new wave of creator’s financial system & pivotal in shaping the longer term for it.

You’ve got recurring themes in your artwork, most use drugs and lots of butterflies. Are you able to share the backstory to the usage of them?
The Tablet
Everybody asks me – ‘What’s this Tablet all about?’
To be trustworthy, I don’t have a correct reply for what the Tablet is. It’s been an extended journey to lastly arrive at one thing as small as a Tablet. However I do know what I really feel once I consider the Tablet.
The Tablet makes me really feel secure. Rising up I wasn’t the strongest or the neatest within the bunch. I’ve all the time relied on meds for what I believed had been my shortcomings. It made me really feel safer, higher. The Tablet opened a window. I credit score a few of my greatest studying moments to my journey with psychedelics and medicines. Out of all of their results, data has been one of the crucial impactful and has helped me discover my private inventive deep finish.
A very powerful a part of all this. The smiling face. They’re only a bunch of circles, at an angle of 40 levels.
However the smile is the best reward possessed by a human. It’s the beacon of peace. All it takes is a smile to vary how the individual in entrance of you is feeling at that second in time. The Tablet is a personification of happiness & peace. I feel it’s fantastic.
The Butterfly
I feel the Butterfly is a superb instance of Resilience, persistence & magnificence.
It sums up your existence & objective by means of its personal existence right here.
I additionally suppose it’s an amazing callback to the Butterfly Impact.
The butterfly impact is the concept that small issues can have non-linear impacts on a posh system.
It might even be my spirit animal, or possibly not. LOL

Stacy #K8 EVOLpill

With Stacy Drugs you offered a extremely collaborative atmosphere that provided enjoyable collectable editions, will Stacy Drugs have a v2 or is Pillheads the inevitable evolution of this concept?
Enjoyable truth, We’ve already had two sequence of STACY Drugs, Editions #01 to #20 being Sequence I & #21 to #50 being Sequence II – & sure, Sequence III is unquestionably on its manner. It’s been lengthy overdue.
However if you happen to look intently, the entire drugs, the Pillheads & a number of the paintings I make are intertwined on this universe I name Stacyverse.
In case you learn a few of the lore written by Orbgasm, our Expertise Lead, you’ll know precisely how the drugs & the Pillheads match on this world

Now that Pillheads has launched and is flying into the palms of the neighborhood, have you ever gotten any sleep but and which one is your private favourite?
Haha, good query certainly. Sure, I feel I’ve gotten sufficient relaxation, probably not positive. However extra importantly – Every thing I do in web3 doesn’t really feel like work. It’s such a brand new & healthful expertise to cater to the stakeholders, craft experiences, bridge story-telling & artwork, it really is enjoyable.
It does get exhausting at occasions, however with a superb evening’s relaxation & you’re again on the similar power ranges & ardour for what you do right here.
And a private favourite?
Very powerful alternative, I do want a few of the cleaner ones that are at present on the flooring, as a result of they’re very PFP pleasant, have calm shade schemes, not too crowded.
If I do have to select one, it will be this, for now.

Pillheads #5663 owned by Potadough

I see your newest venture as having an artwork first focus, do you agree and what are you and the crew doing apart from visuals to be seen extra as a severe assortment past the present messy sea of PFPs?
Sure, it’s undoubtedly an ‘art-first’ kinda venture.  However why is it seen as not severe sufficient in area? However it’s greater than that. Let me inform you why.
Now we have a complete yr of historical past classes proper in entrance of us. These tasks that construct upon the concept of a promised land & all the great issues, the place are they now?
There’s been a significant shift from when NFTs originated with Artwork being the key use case as a result of the expertise of Provence, authentication & possession was precisely what was lacking for Digital artwork.
However now individuals worship the token relatively than what the token holds.
I’m not saying it’s incorrect. There are numerous classes the facility of NFTs can be utilized for however the inventive financial system is run by creatives. Artists will nonetheless be right here making higher artwork, each single day & constructing their very own universes whereas a number of these different noises come and go.
I feel the best lesson I’ve realized from the area, is to wager on the individuals behind the venture, and never on the venture itself.
And talking of our future strikes, sure we’ve got loads of concepts to realize!
We outlined our Imaginative and prescient right here earlier than we pivoted to the free-mint mannequin

Any final phrases for the individuals or shoutouts you wanna give? 
What we’re constructing is a sluggish & delicate course of. As a holder, you witness firsthand, a ravishing neighborhood within the making that doesn’t stem from ‘earnings’ however from Artwork. We really wish to appeal to those who suppose like us, to assist create an area that appears like dwelling. We all know all of us on the finish of the day are right here to earn money, however the best way we make it, and our intentions within the area will really decide what web3 appears like years from now.
The pH Crew is tremendous strong. You will be comfortably assured Pillheads are in good palms. Additionally, we’ve got a few of the greatest Discord Moderators I’ve seen do it. The best way our neighborhood is rising feels pure, vigorous, and speaks to the standard of expertise that the Stacyverse achieves to characterize. I’m grateful to work with all of them!
Discover me a greater crew, & you possibly can have all of my Pillheads!

Menhir owned by nftchance.eth

We’ve sadly come to the tip of the interview and honored to have been in a position to decide CFW’s mind for a bit. As an artist and collector, I can recognize what he’s constructed and am personally trying ahead to the venture’s progress!
In any case, I’ve to go peep some extra Pillheads trigger they bussin’ fr fr… so catch you on the marble facet, youngsters.

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