Toronto, Canada, twenty seventh March, 2023, Chainwire
- Winkles & Flam™, the ‘Cosplaying Canadian Kitties™,’ are the First Unique Cartoon Duo of the web3 house, launching completely on OpenSea Drops
- Sphynx Ink Inc. contains Oscar®-Nominated Filmmaker Adam Benzine (HBO’s Spectres of the Shoah) & BAFTA®-Profitable Illustrator Dele Nuga (The BBC’s The Clangers)
- Non-PFP and non-generative, Winkles & Flam marks a radical new mannequin for Digital Collectibles, with high-quality, hand-drawn illustrations & weekly/seasonal releases
- The primary mission to companion with Mint Foundry, the brand new Visible Metadata Editor from the group behind acclaimed ‘No Code’ NFT service Mintplex Labs
Canadian artwork collective Sphynx Ink Inc. is partnering with OpenSea’s unique “Drops” platform to launch Winkles & Flam, a ground-breaking Digital Collectibles mission introducing the primary cartoon duo of the web3 house.
Created by Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Adam Benzine and BAFTA®-winning illustrator Dele Nuga, Winkles & Flam – the ‘Cosplaying Canadian Kitties’ – are adorkable sibling Sphynx cats who costume up in do-it-yourself, video game-inspired outfits. A 12 months within the works and that includes unique, hand-drawn artwork, the mission differs radically from present NFT initiatives. It’s not a PFP (Profile Image). Nor does it use generative components.
Launching April 3 with weekly content material drops, quite than , Winkles & Flam will run for 5 seasons, with units of hand-drawn photos comprising a mixture of free mint, fixed-price and auctioned choices. Every set attracts inspiration from an iconic online game, with an academic element – Winklepedia™ – specializing in the historical past of video video games.
A Season Move goes on sale immediately (March 27) completely by way of OpenSea Drops, restricted to simply 1,000 copies and guaranteeing consumers all 30 playing cards from Season 1.
Winkles & Flam is the primary main mission to make use of Mintplex Lab’s cutting-edge, visible metadata editor Mint Foundry, which permits creators to edit and replace data in real-time, with out coding data.
Winkles & Flam Creator Adam Benzine says: “Winkles & Flam marks the beginning of ‘Phase 2’ of the Digital Collectibles house, specializing in unique characters, narrative, high quality and reliability, led by doxxed creators with a confirmed monitor report.
“The market has grown tired of low-quality, rug-pull pump-n-dumps and vaguely conceived, cash-grab metaverses. A steady stream of garbage profile pictures has turned off consumers. It’s time for something fresh.”
Winkles & Flam Co-Creator Dele Nuga provides: “We’re thrilled to partner with OpenSea Drops and grateful to the geniuses at Mintplex Labs for devising a solution for our unconventional release strategy. We believe Winkles & Flam will be the first of many projects to move to a character-based, weekly release strategy, focusing on personality, storytelling and community.”
Season 1 of Winkles & Flam launches on April 3 and runs for 10 weeks, with weekly free mint playing cards (that includes Winkles) and fixed-priced playing cards (that includes Flam) launched on Polygon. Winkles & Flam: Platinum playing cards (distinctive 1-of-1s that includes the duo collectively in playful eventualities) might be auctioned every day on Ethereum. Try winklesandflam.com for more information.
(NOTE: Winkles is the pink kitty with blue eyes. Flam is the gray kitten with inexperienced eyes.)
About Sphynx Ink Inc.
Based by Oscar®-nominee ADAM BENZINE and BAFTA®-winner DELE NUGA, Sphynx Ink Inc. is the Toronto-based artwork collective behind WINKLES & FLAM™, The Cosplaying Canadian Kitties™!
Winkles & Flam on OpenSea Drops: opensea.io/assortment/winklesandflam-seasonpass/drop
Winkles & Flam Official Website: winklesandflam.com
Winkles & Flam LinkTree: linktr.ee/winklesandflam
Winkles & Flam Creator Adam Benzine: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/adam_benzine
Mintplex Labs: mintplex.xyz
Press Enquiries, Sphynx Ink Inc., [email protected]