Here's How You Can Get Your Very Own Larry Alcala NFT

The National Artist enters the Metaverse.
IMAGE SCARLETBOX

National Artist for Visual Arts Larry Alcala's six decades' worth of zany characters and comic strips continue to find a way to endure. In August, a retrospective was even dedicated in honor of the Slice of Life creator's career. Now, Larry Alcala has officially entered the Metaverse.

Scarletbox.io, which happens to be the first Blue-Chip Fine Arts NFT (Non-Fungible Token) Launchpad in Asia, just launched its latest PFP (Profile Picture) collection. The group tapped some of the leading NFT artists in the country for the images.

This Larry Alcala collection was done in collaboration with help from the likes of Bored Punks of Society, Mustachioverse by Ownly, Planktoons, Black Eyed Freaks, Distort Monsters, and Bjorn Calleja. According to Scarletbox, the collection is its way of celebrating Alcala as a Filipino pop culture icon.

Part of the Black Eyed Freaks (@blackeyedfreaks) branding is the PFPs' hollow eyes.

Photo by FACEBOOK/SCARLETBOX.
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Bored Punks of Society (@boredpunksoc) is a community-driven social club that focuses on NFT and cryptocurrency education.

Photo by FACEBOOK/SCARLETBOX.

Born of of the skater and punk rock scene Distort Monsters (@distortmonsters) does pieces that are characterized by bold outlines and the texture of counterculture.

Photo by FACEBOOK/SCARLETBOX.
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Planktoons (@planktoonsNFT) is a collection of 4444 planktons-in-onesies, founded by a group of artists, lore writers, and content writers.

Photo by FACEBOOK/SCARLETBOX.

Bjorn Calleja (@bjorncalleja) is one of the leading NFT creators in the Philippines. The multidisciplinary painter is best known for his otherworldly monstrous characters, who reckon with the ecological, social, and internal.

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Photo by FACEBOOK/SCARLETBOX.

NFT Tales is what separates Mustachio Quest by Ownly (@ownlyio and @mustachioverse) apart from the pact. Mustachio holders should credit these illustrations to the venerable Boii Mustache.

Photo by FACEBOOK/LARRY ALCALA.

The purchase will include merchandise drops, exclusive gifts, raffles, and more.

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