It has been 5 months since we introduced The Possessed to the world, and what a wild ride it has been. Since then we've seen an incredible community grow, built a number of industry-first experiences, and partnered with some of the finest projects in Web3. As we approach mint this article looks back at all the things we've created so far, and looks forward to some of our plans for the future.
Set the scene… A mysterious, off-the-grid compound houses a top secret Laboratory where mad scientists are conducting a series of experiments to enhance human creativity. But one of these experiments has produced some unexpected side-effects : the Test Subjects have turned Possessed!
Hey Frens, Joe (whatthefurr) here. As the artist behind The Possessed I wanted to give you an idea of who I am and show you some of the things that have inspired me over the years. Tom (the other 50% of The Possessed team) wrote about why we felt it was important to be doxxed in his profile, you can read it here.
Rather than regurgitate my LinkedIn bio I wanted to give you the story behind the things that formed who I am as an illustrator, what led me to building a successful design studio and some details on the origins of The Possessed.
Without getting too pretentious, I believe there are two kinds of inspiration: