How To Buy NFT Art | A Guide For Beginners

The world is rapidly shifting towards digitalization and if we look closely then NFT arts are the future now. Well, if you are an investor then it is the perfect time to buy the NFT arts and then use them to earn money. If you are new to the concept then this post on “How To Buy NFT Art” will surely hello you out.

Why only investors? As we know that the internet is also evolving itself and soon we will be entering the Metaverse era. An era of the virtual 3D world. So, if you have bought the NFT art now you can display them in your virtual home or display them in museums to earn money. Don’t believe us? Check out the awesome things to do in the Sandbox metaverse, Visiting NFT museums is one of them.

The question here arises why invest in NFTs where to buy these NFTs? Is it an online store that deals with it or we have to visit the online marketplaces for it? We know as a beginner there might be several questions in your head right now. Fret not, the post below will clear all your doubts and queries. 

How To Buy NFT Art?

As we know that NFTs are in demand these days and if you are a beginner in buying the NFTs then this guide will surely help you out. So, let’s not waste much of your time and begin with the post.

1. Create A Crypto Wallet

The first and foremost requirement for purchasing an NFT Art is to have a crypto wallet. Let us tell you why. Almost all of the NFT marketplaces use crypto tokens to sell the NFTs and these cryptocurrencies are bought and saved in the crypto wallets.

There are various crypto wallets that can be downloaded from the internet. Some of these are

  • MetaMask
  • Exodus
  • Electrum
  • Mycelium
  • Ledger Nano X
  • Opolo
  • Coinbase Wallet
  • Trezor Model T
  • Ledger Nano S

2. Add Ethereum To The Wallet

Well, different NFTs require different Crypto tokens and this totally depends on the wish of the seller. The most used crypto token to buy the NFT Art is Ethereum. So, we will choose a wallet and then add the Ethereum token or ether to it.

For example, if we choose the MetaMask wallet. 

  1. Open the official website of the wallet and download it according to your convenience. If you want to download it for desktop or iOS or Android you can do it from the website.
  2. Once you are in the application on your chrome, you will get to see two options. Click on “Create A Wallet” option.
  3. Then you will be asked to enter the password. Enter the password and the security code.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen and your wallet is created.
  5. Now, on the next screen, you will find the option that says “Buy”, click on it.
  6. You will be provided with the option to buy the ether using a debit card.
  7. Now you will be asked to fill in your card details and after the payment is done the Ether will be added to your wallet.

3. Search For The Marketplace To Buy The Nft

You have the crypto wallet ready with Ethereum in it. Now, it’s time to search for the best NFT marketplace to buy NFT Art. There are several NFT marketplaces that offer their users many offers for purchasing the NFT arts from its platform. There are auctions, biddings, and sales held on these platforms for selling the NFTs.

Some of the Best NFT Marketplaces are

  • OpenSea
  • Axie Marketplace
  • Rarible
  • Larva Labs/CryptoPunks
  • Mintable
  • SuperRare
  • Theta Drop

4. Add The Crypto Wallet To The MarketPlace

Well, you can choose any of the NFT marketplaces from the ones mentioned above. But, if you ask us then we will suggest you OpenSea. OpenSea is one of the oldest NFT marketplaces in the world. It provides you with more than a Million NFTs art world to choose from.

  1. Once you are into the OpenSea Marketplace follow the steps given below.
  2. Go to the OpenSea platform and click on the Explore button.
  3. This will open the NFTs that you can from the platform.
  4. Select the NFT Art that you wish to purchase from the platform and click on the buy button.
  5. Now, you will be provided with the option to sign the MetaMask wallet. Click on it.
  6. Well, you can also use another wallet by clicking on the option provided below.
  7. Sign in with your credentials.
  8. Your crypto wallet has been added to the Marketplace.

Also Read, What Are NFTs and How To Make Your Own NFT?

5. Search For The NFT Art You Want To Purchase

OpenSea has got all sorts of digital assets that users can buy online and save in their digital wallets. The OpenSea application is free to download and you also don’t have to pay for browsing through the NFTs available. If you are looking for the platform to do the Window shopping for NFTs then this is the place.

Talking about the support provided by the OpenSea platform to the users. It is easy to use the website and if you are a creator and want to mint your own NFT then the OpenSea Marketplace provides you over 150 payment tokens.

You can also search the NFTs category-wise and select the best NFT for yourself.

6. Buy The NFT Art

Once you have selected the NFT Art, it is time to buy NFT Art from the platform. Well, to do so follow the steps given below.

  1. Select the NFT Art that you wish to purchase from the platform and click on the buy button.
  2. Now, you will be provided with the option to sign the MetaMask wallet. Click on it.
  3. Well, you can also use another wallet by clicking on the option provided below.
  4. Sign in with your credentials.
  5. You will be redirected to the dashboard. Hover over to Browse and click on it.
  6. This will display the NFT arts available on the platform.
  7. Click on it and press on Buy Now.

Also Read, Non-Fungible Tokens – Meaning, Features, and the Future of NFTs

Wrapping Up

We hope that now you are clear with how to buy NFT Art from the NFT Marketplace. Well, we would like to conclude our article with some tips that would help you to choose the right marketplace to buy NFT art.

  • Copyright
  • NFTs and Security Acts
  • Tax

If you still have any queries in your head then feel free to ask us in the comments section. We will be happy to hear from you. If you find this article informative then do share this article with your friends.

Note: We are not an investing site. So, we don’t recommend you to buy the NFT arts. Do your own research before investing the money in them.

Rahul Gupta

Rahul functions as the head of the company’s Research & Insights division. A seasoned Digital Marketing Expert with more than 10 years in Organic Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Business Development, Lead Generation, Management, Customer Acquisition, building diverse portfolios of websites, growing online presence for many tech brands and others.

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