Dive into the depths of deliciousness, swim by way of the countless hydro-cornucopia currents of decadence, and discover the delectable fields of “Jellyfoods.”
A set of 100 1/1 food-based Jellyfish. A collaboration between jrdsctt and our future A.I. overlords.
This playful assortment represents jrdsctt’s first extended experiment with AI-generated artwork — although each single piece has been edited and retouched. The gathering was created completely utilizing Midjourney Model 2, regardless of the vastly completely different and easier-to-use Variations 3 & 4 being launched for the reason that challenge was began.
Combining frequent and unusual menu objects with jellyfish for greater than 15,000 technology makes an attempt, jrdsctt departs from his normal skulls, cyberpunk, and glitched-out nihilism to revisit the follow of large-scale collections within the spirit of their authentic intention: enjoyable and aesthetic appreciation.
The drop construction isn’t a black field, which permits collectors to decide on their favourite meals or simply the one they assume appears to be like the best.
The gathering is decidedly exterior of the latest pfp custom, eschewing roadmaps and overblown guarantees in favor of a wait-and-see strategy; if collectors are lively and engaged, so too would be the artist, who’s additionally a seasoned neighborhood supervisor and moderator for MakersPlace, 9 Inch Nails, HEALTH, and extra. If collectors are quiet appreciators of attention-grabbing artwork, then a easy assortment of artwork is what it shall stay.
This assortment captures a traditionally important second in time — the beginning of AI artwork, an evolution maybe extra pivotal than the invention of the NFT. Midjourney has already left its mark on artwork historical past, and this thoughtfully assembled assortment of v.2 gens will give attention-grabbing perspective on the world we’re coming into within the coming years.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Minneapolis-born digital artist jrdsctt is a MakersPlace OG and a staple of the neighborhood with over 250 distinctive collectors on MakersPlace. Together with his Genesis Drop, jrdsctt invitations a brand new aspect into his inventive course of: synthetic intelligence.
jrdsctt joined MakersPlace as an artist in early 2019. He later turned their first official ambassador, serving to run the MakersPlace Discord server alongside workers. This position ultimately transitioned into an official job with the corporate in Could of 2021.
He has been working there ever since, serving to construct the MakersPlace neighborhood throughout the day, and glitching dystopian worlds within the night. The web3 house has consumed most of his waking hours (and a few of his unconscious hours as nicely).
The Drop — December 21, 2022
Beneath is a partial show of the 100 artworks. The complete lineup will debut when the Official Drop Web page goes stay.