The original SMOLSKULLs project is an iconic series. Smol pixelart skull face. Generative art by Mark Knol (@mknol)
Fueled by the power of custom ASCII characters. ASCII-SMOLSKULLs is a limited edition smolskull series. Each one is procedurally generated.
3D-SMOLSKULLS is a generative art collab with Reinder Nijhoff (@ReinderNijhoff) and Mark Knol (@mknol)
Here is how it started! The SMOLSKULL project minted, but it took a while before they appeared on the profile. The site was very new (2 weeks old), there were only ~40 people in the discord.
A few minutes later, nemocake was the first who saw the project and mentioned "smolskull!" first in Discord.
At the time the reveal of mints was pretty slow and sometimes took a few days.
Brendon was the first who saw and mentioned the first revealed SMOLSKULL. He also owns SMOLSKULL #1.
I was sleeping when the first SMOLLSKULL started to reveal, when I woke up I saw some of the reveals! Super thrilled. Also, got a real "ugly" one (#5), which I disliked at the time honestly. Looking back it was an outcast, so actually a really cool one.
800 SMOLSKULLs got minted! I lowered the price to 0.5tz for 30 minutes to celebrate. Later it turned out that changing price before mint was closed was controversial, but the platform was pretty new and there wasn't a general agreement, so I thought this might be fun.
ASCII-SMOLSKULL got released! It was the first generative ASCII project on fxhash. The project has a custom character set which sets it apart and creates an unique style.
50% (250/500 editions) of ASCII-SMOLSKULL are minted!. Another milestone. ASCII-SMOLSKULL #250 was minted by DeadPanZoom.
Not all OG SMOLSKULLs were minted, but some people took one a day just for the fun. New saying was born; "A SMOLSKULL a day keeps the FOMO away! 🤪".
All 2000 OG SMOLSKULLs were minted! Some said SMOLSKULLs minting out is a potential community culture milestone, because they've been sticky as a fxhash pfp (profile picture). Not untrue since many people started to actually use SMOLSKULLs as avatars on Discord and Twitter, which is very fun to see!
It turned out that only one golden 3D-SMOLSKULL spawned, x_format minted it, but evilnft.tez bought it secondary just a bit after the reveal, because it was already listed before that.
Me and Reinder weren't sure if the "random" would favor us to actually spawn a golden one. We calculated that ~5 could spawn. It appeared very late in the minting process (3d-SMOLSKULL #707), so that was super exciting!
SMOLSKULLs got their own discord channel within the fxhash discord. Feel welcome to say hi! 👋
SMOLSKULLs got their own Twitter profile: @smolskull. Feel free to follow for fun updates!
🎁 All OG SMOLSKULL owners got gifted a poster with all the smolskulls!
🎁 All ASCII-SMOLSKULL owners got gifted a poster with all the ASCIIs!
🎁 All 3D-SMOLSKULL owners got gifted a poster with all the 3D smolskulls!
The SMOLSKULL #688 giveaway started! Fans had to name a SMOLSKULL in the comments in order to win. Many fun name suggestions appears in the thread; Worth a read!
The SMOLSKULL giveaway ended. The amount of followers on Twitter tripled during this giveaway. @Ramiroff01 won SMOLSKULL #688!
The SMOLSKULL-FLAG project got released! This project can be seen as digital merchandise for SMOLSKULLs. 1000 editions of different procedural flags sold out within 5 minutes 🤯. SMOLSKULL-FLAG #1 was minted by luca.
Snapshot was taken for a mysterious reward. There were 1219 wallets holding one of the smolskull projects, but there were 81 official SMOLSKULL fans, who owns each of them!
The SMOLSKULL-FANCARD got minted (by hand) and send to the smolskull fans, which were snapshotted two days ago. Fun fact; the fancard generates a GIF.
There was a smol miscalculation with the fxhash mint schedule; it was planned to be released the 19th, but because minting wasn't open, it had to be postponed by a day. Woops!
Give-away of remaining 3 fancards on Twitter!
Release of TINY-SMOLSKULL on on 8bidou.com
Smolskulls.xyz live! 🎉
SMOLSKULL #227 got sold. This is notable because the community spontaneous did a fundraiser on Discord for a member to get their first SMOLSKULL. The tez was send to a separate wallet which Mark created for the event, then he bought on behalf and send the token to Sincere_Tokens.
The SMOLSKULL-PATTERN project got released! 🎉 This project can be seen as digital merchandise for SMOLSKULLs. The plan was to use an allowlist for SMOLSKULL holders of any project, but in the moment of minting the transaction turned out too big and then I heard the allowlist can only have ~500 wallets. So it was reduced to the fancard holders and a handful of people that were promised to get one at forehand. The release made lot of Tezos nodes and wallets unstable and transactions failed due high demand. Within 24 hours it got resold 500+ times. People really liked the variations!
SMOLSKULL-PATTERN #1 was minted by Ethspresso.
Launched a SMOLSKULL effect Instagram. Take a nice selfie! 🤳
One year of SMOLSKULL!
⭐ Iconic fxhash project
⭐ Series gained 242k tezos volume
⭐ Around 4000 sales across all projects
⭐ 1545 SMOLSKULL fans
Thank you all!! 🎉 We celebrated this #smolparty with 2000 smol games on the website and Mark made a SMOL ONE!