Doodles Announces Animated Special Featuring Pharrell, Lil Wayne, Coi Leray
Logan Hitchcock

Doodles is teaming up with Pharrell Williams for "Project Gray," blending animation, music, and NFTs animated special. 

The Deets

  • Animated Special: A first for Doodles, featuring voice work from Lil Wayne and Coi Leray.
  • Original Soundtrack: Accompanied by three music videos from Doodles Records, spotlighting major artists.
  • OG Focus: Centering on original Doodles holders, enhancing their digital collecting experience.

The Bulk

Doodles is venturing into uncharted territory with a collaboration that's all set to redefine the boundaries of animation, music, and digital collectibles. "Project Gray," in partnership with Pharrell Williams, promises a storytelling revolution, combining an animated special with a Doodles Records original soundtrack and three music videos featuring Lil Wayne and Coi Leray.

This project is a comprehensive campaign that marries Doodles' distinctive style with a more sophisticated and cinematic approach. The initiative aims to provide a platform for immersive storytelling through various mediums - film, music, live events, partnerships, and exclusive merchandise, all while ensuring that the original Doodles community remains at the forefront of this pioneering journey.

📊 By the Numbers

Despite the news and the commentary regarding the focus on OGs, Doodles NFTs were down 6.5% on the day to 1.57 ETH.

🔜 What's Next?

Doodles will work on an early summer rollout of "Project Gray," culminating in a grand premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. 


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Doodles Announces Animated Special Featuring Pharrell, Lil Wayne, Coi Leray
Doodles, Crocs Collab Launching Next Week
Logan Hitchcock

Doodles is teaming up with Crocs to unveil a limited edition collection, featuring both physical and digital collectibles.

The Deets

  • Collaboration: Doodles and Crocs present a limited edition Classic Clog
  • Design: Crafted by Burnt Toast and the Doodles creative team
  • Extras: An 8-pack of Jibbitz™ charms and exclusive digital collectibles included
  • Special Offers: OG Holders get a 24-hour presale and a discounted price

📝The Bulk

Doodles and Crocs are collaborating on a creative clog, conceived by Doodles artist Burnt Toast and the Doodles team. 

The limited edition features a signature Doodles-Camo design, an 8-pack of Jibbitz™ charms, and specially designed digital collectibles. All items are included in the retail price of $120.

Each purchase entitles the owner to claim a unique Crocs Box digital collectible. Upon "burning" this digital asset, owners unlock two Crocs Wearables and a coveted Stoodio Beta Pass for use in Doodles 2. 

For the true connoisseurs, the OG Holders have an added incentive: exclusive 24-hour presale access on August 28 and a special reduced price of $99.

The public will then gain access for 48 hours starting on August 29. 

🎤 Community Quotes


Never thought I'd be buying crocs, but here I amMatt O Brien

🔜 What's Next?

The 24-hour OG Holder presale kicks off on August 28, with the public sale following on August 29. 

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Doodles, Crocs Collab Launching Next Week
Doodles Opens Inkubator Phase 2
Logan Hitchcock

The Doodles Community Council announced the launch of Inkubator Phase 2, featuring commercial experiments and custom proposals for community engagement.

The Deets

  • Commercial Experiments: Members can submit business ideas for a grant to test viability.
  • Custom Proposals: Submit unique and innovative proposals that don’t fit traditional categories.
  • Global Reach: Phase 1 successfully funded six event grants from Tokyo to Chicago.
  • Upcoming RFPs: More Requests for Proposals are in the pipeline, building upon the hiring of Artist in Residence @ArtDood_eth.

The Bulk

The Doodles Community Council announced Inkubator Phase 2, building on the success of Phase 1 which saw a slew of community activities. In Phase 2, the spotlight is on commercial experiments and custom proposals.

Commercial experiments offer members a unique opportunity to submit business ideas for a grant, allowing them to test the waters before fully committing. This novel feature aims to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit within the community.

On the other hand, custom proposals open the door for out-of-the-box ideas that do not neatly fit into traditional categories. If you have a groundbreaking idea, this is your chance to make it a reality.

The Council also plans to roll out more Requests for Proposals (RFPs). This follows the engagement of @ArtDood_eth as Doodles' Artist in Residence and the execution of two RFPs in Phase 1.

🎤 Community Quotes


We’re blown away by the excitement surrounding community events powered by the InkubatorDoodles Community Council

🔜 What's Next?

The Council will be focusing on events in Q4 and Q1 '24, using Q3 to catch up on proposals and make improvements.

🎬 Take Action

Interested in getting involved? Submit your Commercial Experiment or Custom Proposal at Inkubator's Official Site.


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Doodles Opens Inkubator Phase 2
Simpsons Embrace NFTs in New Halloween Special
Jason Bales

The Simpsons' new Treehouse of Horror XXXIV poster features renowned NFT collections including Bored Ape Yacht Club, CryptoPunks, and Doodles, stirring anticipation amongst fans and the NFT community.

The Deets

  • The new Halloween special is slated for release later this Fall.
  • The teaser poster reveals popular 'blue-chip' NFTs in The Simpsons universe.
  • The exact role and representation of these NFTs within the episode remains unknown.
  • The move brings the potential for significant global exposure of NFTs and web3.

The Bulk

The Simpsons, one of the most iconic animated sitcoms, is about to bring the burgeoning world of NFTs into mainstream popular culture with its upcoming Treehouse of Horror XXXIV special. The recently unveiled poster has caused quite a stir, showcasing widely popular NFT collections like Bored Ape Yacht Club, CryptoPunks, and Doodles, integrated into the show's universe.

This inclusion represents a significant step towards NFT promotions within mainstream media. The exact role these collections will play in the Halloween special is shrouded in mystery, amplifying the anticipation amongst the fanbase and the NFT community alike.

In its 34 seasons, The Simpsons has been known for its innovative storytelling and timely cultural references, further elevating the intrigue about how the integration of NFTs will play out in the beloved Treehouse of Horror specials.

❗Why It Matters

The integration of well-known NFT collections into The Simpsons signifies a noteworthy merging of mainstream media and digital assets, potentially introducing NFTs and web3 to a much larger, global audience.

🔜 What's Next?

Fans eagerly await the airing of the upcoming Treehouse of Horror XXXIV episode to discover how these NFT collections are incorporated into The Simpsons' world. The impact of this integration on the global recognition and acceptance of NFTs is yet to be seen.

 

 

Simpsons Embrace NFTs in New Halloween Special
Doodles Shares Details on CAMP Grand Opening
Logan Hitchcock

Doodles unveiled new details about its partnership with CAMP, including an exclusive grand opening event in Chicago, IL on August 17. 

The Deets

  • Grand Opening Preview: An exclusive event featuring a ribbon cutting ceremony, early access to the Doodles experience, and a post-event meetup.
  • Registration: OG Doodle holders need to register through TokenProof to attend the grand opening event.
  • Doodles x CAMP Enhanced Ticketing: OG Doodle holders can claim up to six free tickets for a visit to CAMP after August 19.

The Bulk

A collaboration between Doodles and CAMP has birthed an exclusive grand opening preview event on August 17 in Chicago, IL. The grand opening preview event will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an exclusive preview of the Doodles experience, including a peek at the merchandise store. The event concludes with a meet and greet session with the Doodles and CAMP teams.

For OG Doodle holders looking to attend the grand opening preview, registration through TokenProof is mandatory. The event capacity is limited, and registrations operate on a first-come, first-served basis.

Post the grand opening, Doodles x CAMP will offer an enhanced ticketing experience. OG Doodle holders can claim up to six free tickets for a complimentary visit to CAMP, initiating the process by emailing their Stoodio account's email address.

Otherwise, those interested in participating can purchase tickets for $36 per timeslot. 

🎬 Take Action

To participate in the grand opening event or claim your free tickets, make sure your Doodle is connected to your Stoodio account and get ready for registration via TokenProof. Users can explore more here

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Doodles Shares Details on CAMP Grand Opening
Doodles Launches Community-Driven Inkubator
Logan Hitchcock

The Doodles' Community Council unveiled the Inkubator, an initiative to empower its holders with opportunities to grow and expand the brand.

The Deets

  • Inkubator: A platform for Doodles holders to contribute to the community and brand.
  • Events and Experiences: The Inkubator is set to support global events and unique virtual and real-world experiences.
  • Request for Proposals (RFPs): Community members can apply for contracts to bring specific ideas to life, starting with an Artist in Residence program.

The Bulk

Doodles has taken a step towards deepening its community engagement with the introduction of the Inkubator. This platform is designed to provide Doodles holders a chance to participate actively in brand expansion and community enrichment.

Under the umbrella of the Inkubator, a range of activities and opportunities are set to roll out. One such avenue is through global events, and virtual and real-life experiences. This will provide the Doodles holders a chance to build connections, create unforgettable experiences, and promote diversity and inclusivity within the community.

In addition, the Inkubator introduces the concept of Request for Proposals (RFPs), where members can compete for contracts by bringing specific ideas to life. The first RFP under this initiative is the Artist in Residence program, which aims to engage artists from the community in creating GIFs, exclusive art, and more to expand the Doodles brand.

🔜 What's Next?

In the coming weeks, Doodles plans to roll out more features of the Inkubator, including grants, rewards, and additional RFPs. This will ensure an ongoing evolution of the platform, thereby offering its community new opportunities for engagement and creativity.

🎬 Take Action

Do you want to be a part of Doodles' Inkubator initiatives? Whether you have an event idea or want to apply for the Artist in Residence program, visit the Inkubator's official website.


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Doodles Launches Community-Driven Inkubator
Doodles Partners with CAMP for Interactive Retail Experience
Austin Ketterling

Doodles is teaming up with CAMP to launch an interactive retail and entertainment experience this summer, aiming to connect the digital and physical realms of the Doodles community.

The Deets

  • Partnership: Doodles and CAMP collaborate on a retail activation and immersive experience
  • Setting: CAMP stores in major cities like NYC, LA & Dallas
  • Offerings: Merchandise, immersive experiences, family-friendly daytime, and adult-focused evening events
  • Special Perks: Original Doodles collectors to enjoy special access and benefits

The Bulk

Doodles is taking a step to strengthen its ecosystem through a partnership with CAMP. They are launching an immersive retail and entertainment experience that connects digital with physical and caters to different generations.

Set in major cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas, the Doodles x CAMP collaboration transforms CAMP stores into a haven for the Doodles community. Known for their unique shop-play hybrid experiences, these stores will host various offerings, including Doodles-themed merchandise, 6K sq feet of immersive experiences and storytelling, and a range of family-friendly daytime and adult-focused evening events.

Original Doodles collectors are not left out, either. They will enjoy special access, free entry, merchandise credits, concierge services, and opportunities for custom creations.

🔜What's Next?

Tune into Doodles Sesh today at 5:00pm ET, where more details about this partnership will be shared. 

📊 By The Numbers

Doodles are down 11% in the last 7 days to 2.04 ETH ($3,791) and 83% over the last year.

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Doodles Partners with CAMP for Interactive Retail Experience
Red Bull Launches Digital Doodle Art Collection
Austin Ketterling

Red Bull, in collaboration with Nifty Gateway and Burnt Toast, launches its first-ever digital Doodle Art collection, available for a 30-hour window.

The Deets

• Artworks are available on Nifty Gateway
• Collection includes 61 unique pieces from Doodle Art finalists ($5.00 Each)
• Holders of the winning artwork will receive a colorful surprise
• All proceeds directly support the artists

The Bulk

Red Bull, the energy drink company known for its extensive involvement in various sports and cultural events, has entered the world of NFT art. They have joined forces with Nifty Gateway and Burnt Toast, a respected artist in the space, to release their inaugural digital Doodle Art collection.

The collection comprises 61 unique pieces, each an individual artwork from a Doodle Art finalist. The art will be available for a 30-hour window.

A feature of this collection is the "colorful surprise" that awaits holders of the winning artwork. While the details of this surprise are still under wraps, it adds a layer of intrigue to the collection.

If you purchase 61 editions during the primary sale, you are guaranteed to receive the full set of 61 unique designs, including the winning design colored by Burnt Toast.

🎬 Take Action

You have until May 27 at 2pm ET to purchase Red Bull Doodle Art on Nifty Gateway.

 

Red Bull Launches Digital Doodle Art Collection
Doodles Opens Doodle Watch Applications
Logan Hitchcock

Doodle Watch is now accepting applications for two community oversight positions until May 5 at 11:59 pm ET.

The Deets:

  • Establish community oversight of the community council
  • Develop a feeder program for future community council positions
  • Ensure the community's voice is heard in council meetings
  • 2 positions available, with a 3-month term and $6,000 pay per term
  • Election process: Snapshot voting from May 8th to May 20th

The Details

The Doodle Watch aims to establish community oversight over the community council, develop a feeder program for future community council positions, and ensure the community's voice is heard during council meetings. Two positions are currently available, with the possibility of adding more in the future. Members will be elected for a 3-month term and receive a pay of $6,000 per term.

To apply, candidates should create a "new topic" under the corresponding Doodle Watch category, summarizing their qualifications, experience, and reasons for wanting to serve on the Doodle Watch. They should also include their Doodle ID(s) and contact information (Twitter and Discord are preferred).

Only Doodle holders may apply to the Doodle Watch. Candidates will be elected by Snapshot voting, which will take place from May 8th to May 20th, with one Doodle equating to one vote.

❗️Why It Matters

Doodles has been criticized for downplaying the importance of its community's feedback and communications, but Doodle Watch positions join the recently announced Community Council as formal positions designed to engage the project's holders. The project just released the beta of its Doodles' Stoodio, but is in need of more small victories to continue earning back its once held stellar reputation in web3. 

🎬 Take Action

Submit your Doodle Watch application by creating a "new topic" under the corresponding Doodle Watch category before May 5th, 11:59 pm ET. Make sure to include your qualifications, experience, Doodle ID(s), and contact information.

 

Doodles Opens Doodle Watch Applications
The Stoodio Opens Its Doors for Doodles 2 Beta
Julian Son

Last night, Doodles announced that the beta for Doodles 2 is now open at the Stoodio, which will serve as the portal for all Doodles digital experiences.

The Deets

  • The Stoodio is the central hub for everything in the Doodlesverse and can be found here (stoodio.doodles.app).
  • Also, the Stoodio is the bridge to the Doodles 2 Character Builder.
  • Be sure to remove wearables from your Doodles 2 character if you sell anything, as its name and all wearables that are equipped will be sold with it.
  • The Pharrell Pack is a limited edition box (300 in total) with 3 digital wearables, 1 Redeemable, and 1 Beta Pass.
  • Redeemables are your digital ticket to physical goods, and you can redeem your physical item in The Stoodio between June 6th and June 15, 2023.

The Details

The Stoodio is the member home base and the HQ for the Doodles collector experience; it includes holder profiles, rewards, etc. It’ll serve as the portal to physical and digital experiences, collectibles, and access to exclusive brand and artist partnerships. It’s also where you can start the Doodles 2 experience and create and customize your Doodle in the Doodles 2 Character Builder.

At launch, you’ll be able to trade your Doodles 2 character on Evaluate or other marketplaces that pull directly from the chain. Be aware that if you sell your fully equipped Doodles 2 character, its name and all wearables that are equipped will be sold with it. And if you wish to sell specific items, make sure that you remove wearables from your Doodle before doing so. The Doodles team will be rolling out the preferred marketplace experience for this after the initial beta launch.

The Pharell Pack is limited to 300, curated by @Pharrell, and is filled with three digital wearables and physical items from some of his favorite brands, including @adidas, @humanrace, Billionaire Boys Club, and @bbcicecream. Every single Pharrell Pack will come with a Redeemable, which you can burn to redeem for a physical item. And 12 Doodles will receive a Redeemable for the limited Pharrell 50th birthday edition green Sambas. You can redeem your physical item in The Stoodio between June 6th and June 15, 2023.

❗ Why It Matters

At last, the next chapter of the Doodles has arrived. The Doodles team has leaned into the customization angle as the driver of building out the Doodles universe, as well as signaled their intention to deliver both physical and digital offerings that appeal to their holder base. How Doodles 2 will impact holders over the long term from a value proposition standpoint still remains to be seen, but they've executed on building an interesting experience that will re-ignite interest for many.

🎬 Take Action

  1. Create a Stoodio account and connect your Dapper Wallet. Use the Beta Pass in your wallet to create a blank Doodle and claim your Doodles name.
  2. Choose organic traits like skin and hair, browse and equip Wearables, finalize your look, and mint your customized Doodle to the blockchain.

Pharrell Pack 

Those hoping to score a Pharrell Pack will need to complete each of the following five steps:

  • Create a Stoodio Profile
  • Hold an OG Doodle
  • Create a Doodle (in the Stoodio)
  • Dooplicate at least once
  • Open a Genesis Box

🔜 What’s Next?

📊 By the Numbers

 

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The Stoodio Opens Its Doors for Doodles 2 Beta