A List of NFT Art Inspiration Ideas Based on Personal Experience

It doesn’t matter if you are an experienced artist or just a beginner; sometimes it can be challenging to come up with new ideas for your next NFT art collection. When it comes to creating non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the pressure can be even more significant as you want to create not only something unique and memorable but also artwork that can be sold at the highest price. 

So, where you can find inspiration for your NFT art? Read our article with a list of short ideas to find inspiration.

Tips to Find New NFT Art Ideas

Below, I tried to gather as many ideas as possible to help you find your motivation and inspiration. Even though I’m not an artist, there are times that I’m not able to write or complete my everyday tasks. That’s why I included some actionable tips from my list as well.


  1. Look to nature for inspiration. Nature has always been a source of inspiration for many artists. You can take a walk outside and explore the beauty of your surroundings or take diving classes. Look for patterns, textures, and colors that catch your eye.
  2. Visit museums, art galleries, and exhibitions. Take some time to visit a local art museum or gallery. It will help you to relax a little bit and find inspiration from the displayed paintings.
  3. Find inspiration in small details of everyday life. I’m sure your life is wonderful and full of surprises and joy; you are just too focused on your work or other chores to notice them. Stop for a moment and look for inspiration in the hidden details of your daily life, and you will get inspiration from different patterns like a piece of fabric or the shape of a leaf.
  4. Read about the history of art. Study famous artists’ works from different eras and cultures and see how their styles differ and what makes them unique and eye-catching.
  5. Experiment with different styles or try something new. You can invest some time learning a new thing that can give you an idea for your next NFT art creation. To see what inspires you, you can try working with different materials, such as clay, watercolors, or charcoal.
  6. Take a trip. Traveling to a new place can provide endless inspiration and ideas. You can travel to another country and explore the local culture and see how you can use it in your next NFT artwork. But if you don’t want a dramatic change or aren’t set for a long trip, you can always explore the hidden secrets of your current location. I’m sure you will find a lot of exciting stories.
  7. Use your emotions as a source of inspiration. Explore your feelings and try to channel them into your art to create more meaningful art pieces. It doesn’t matter if you are living in harmony with yourself or have a lot of negative emotions; you can transfer all of them into your art and create a powerful masterpiece.
  8. Pop culture as a source of inspiration. Check out what music and movies are trending now, what people are interested in, and how you can incorporate them into your art. I always watch fantasy and heroic movies or play video games to relax and come up with new ideas.
  9. Use your interests and hobbies as inspiration. I’m sure that every person is passionate about something, so you are not an exception as well.  Use your hobbies as a starting point for your art.
  10. Combine different art styles. Experiment with different art styles, techniques, and tools to come up with a new NFT art, even if you don’t have a clear idea what is it going to be. During the process, you will find your inspiration.
  11. Check out street art and graffities. Street art can be a great source of inspiration, especially if you’re looking for something more edgy and unconventional.
  12. Read a book. Read your favorite book or poem, or choose a new book that you haven’t read before to see how literature can inspire you to create a new NFT art.
  13. Read inspiring quotes from famous people. Find a quote that speaks to you to get motivated. For me, the best quotes are sarcastic ones or dark humor. See what works for you.
  14. Remember your dreams. If you are a vivid dreamer like me, then you will get countless ideas from them. Sometimes I can even write a book based on my dreams. You can keep a journal to draw your dreams every day and try to incorporate them into your NFT art.
  15. Current events in the world for inspiration. Check the latest news and try supporting social issues and causes with your NFTs.
  16. Check social media platforms. Some social media platforms can be an endless source of inspiration. You can follow fellow artists or creative accounts on Instagram, Pinterest, DeviantArt, Behance, etc.
  17. Dig into your good or bad memories.  Remember the bad or good events in your life and create digital art about them.
  18. Explore your heritage and cultural background to see how they can be transferred into your art.
  19. Use your values as a source of inspiration to create art that reflects your beliefs.
  20. Follow famous NFT artists and their artworks to see their latest work and get inspired by their style.
  21. Attend NFT art events, exhibitions, and conferences to see the latest trends and styles.
  22. Collaborate with other artists to push your creative boundaries. Consider working with an artist that has a different style and can inspire new ideas.
  23. Take breaks, meet new people, spend time with your friends, and allow yourself to be open to new experiences: Sometimes, the best inspiration comes from unexpected places.


By keeping an open mind and exploring new techniques, meeting new people, and experiencing new things, you can find endless inspiration for your NFT art. But remember to stay true to your values and beliefs and establish a personal style and vision. And, most importantly, don’t be afraid to experiment and take risks. 

With these tips in mind, I’m sure you’ll be able to create memorable and impactful NFTs that will make you one of the highest paying NFT artists.

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