Zora Canvas - NFT Layers and AI Tooling

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Zora Canvas provides a simple interactive interface for Zora users to create, design, edit, and mint new digital art content. You can create new content from scratch, incorporate NFTs that creators have agreed to share with the Zora community (“NFT Layers”) or use the AI integration, powered by Fal.ai, to generate images through visual and text prompts (“AI Layers”). In this article, we break down how that works.


Community Pledge

By using Zora Canvas and incorporating NFT Layers and/or AI Layers into your creation, you acknowledge and agree that:

  1. NFT Layers and/or AI Layers made available for use on Zora Canvas may only be used to create canvases on Zora Canvas. Any other use and/or monetization of NFT Layers and/or AI Layers will be deemed a violation of this Agreement and the Zora Terms of Service.

  2. You will add new elements and/or modifications to an NFT Layer on a canvas to create a new creation.

  3. Any content you create incorporating NFT Layers and/or AI Layers will align with the Zora Terms of Service, which are hereby incorporated by reference.


Canvas Split Fee

As a reminder, when you create an NFT collection using Zora, you are eligible for your share of Protocol Rewards (specifically a Creator Reward, in the case of a free mint, or earnings from sales in the case of a paid mint). When you create content using Zora Canvas and incorporate one or more NFT Layer(s) and/or AI Layers to your canvas, upon minting, your portion of the Protocol Rewards will be subject to a split with the original creator(s) of the NFT Layer(s) or the provider of the AI tooling, as the case may be (the “Canvas Split Fee”). We further discuss below how the Canvas Split Fee is calculated in different scenarios:

  1. NFT Layer(s) only

  2. AI Layer(s) only

  3. NFT Layer(s) and AI Layer(s)


1. NFT Layers(s) only

If your canvas incorporates one or more NFT Layer(s), the original creator(s) of the NFT Layer(s) will be entitled to a share of your Protocol Rewards. The Canvas Split Fee is calculated as follows (but is subject to adjustment in Zora’s sole discretion at any time without prior notice):

Protocol Rewards Split on 0 ETH Mints via Canvas:

Creator Reward:

Canvas Creator: 0.0002997 ETH

Creator of the NFT Layer included on Canvas*: 0.0000333 ETH

Create Referral Reward: 0.000111 ETH

Mint Referral Reward: 0.000111 ETH

First Minter Reward: 0.000111 ETH

Zora Fee: 0.000111 ETH

Protocol Rewards Split on Paid Mints via Canvas:

Earnings from Sales:

Canvas Creator: 90% of earnings from sales

Creator of NFT Later included on Canvas*: 10% of earnings from sales

Create Referral Reward: 0.000222 ETH

Mint Referral Reward: 0.000222 ETH

First Minter Reward: 0.000111 ETH

Zora Fee: 0.000222 ETH

*If more than one NFT Layer is included on your canvas, each NFT Layer on your canvas will entitle its original creator to an even split of this category of reward or earnings, as the case may be. Please take a look at the examples below.

Example of NFTs layers only ↓

To help you understand how the Canvas Split Fee is allocated when more than one NFT Layer is incorporated, here are some example scenarios:

Example 1

If a canvas incorporates two NFT Layers, the fee allocation is as follows:

0 ETH Mint:

  1. Creator Reward =

    1. Canvas Creator = 0.0002997 ETH

    2. Creator of NFT Layer #1 included on Canvas = 0.00001665 ETH

    3. Creator of NFT Layer #2 included on Canvas = 0.00001665 ETH

  2. First Minter Reward = 0.000111 ETH

  3. Zora split = 0.000333 ETH (Zora mint fee + Create Referral + Mint Referral)

Paid Mint:

  1. Mint Price =

    1. Canvas Creator = 90% of the mint price

    2. Creator of NFT Layer #1 included on Canvas = 5% of the mint price

    3. Creator of NFT Layer #2 included on Canvas = 5% of the mint price

  2. First Minter Reward = 0.000111 ETH

  3. Zora split = 0.000666 ETH (Zora mint fee + Create Referral + Mint Referral)

Example 2:

If a canvas incorporates three NFT Layers, the fee allocation is as follows:

0 ETH Mint:

  1. Creator Reward =

    1. Canvas Creator = 0.0002997 ETH

    2. Creator of NFT Layer #1 included on Canvas = 0.0000111 ETH

    3. Creator of NFT Layer #2 included on Canvas = 0.0000111 ETH

    4. Creator of NFT Layer #3 included on Canvas = 0.0000111 ETH

  2. First Minter Reward = 0.000111 ETH

  3. Zora split = 0.000333 ETH (Zora mint fee + Create Referral + Mint Referral)

Paid Mint:

  1. Mint Price =

    1. Canvas Creator = 90% of the mint price

    2. Creator of NFT Layer #1 included on Canvas = 5% of the mint price

    3. Creator of NFT Layer #2 included on Canvas = 5% of the mint price

  2. First Minter Reward = 0.000111 ETH

  3. Zora split = 0.000666 ETH (Zora mint fee + Create Referral + Mint Referral)


2. AI Layer(s) only

If your canvas incorporates one or more AI Layer(s), each of (i) FAL and (ii) Stability AI will be entitled to a share of your Protocol Rewards. The Canvas Split Fee is calculated as follows (but is subject to adjustment in Zora’s sole discretion at any time without prior notice):

Protocol Rewards Split on 0 ETH Mints via Canvas

Creator Reward:

Canvas Creator: 0.0002664 ETH

FAL: 0.0000333 ETH

Stability AI: 0.0000333 ETH

Create Referral Reward: 0.000111 ETH

Mint Referral Reward: 0.000111 ETH

First Minter Reward: 0.000111 ETH

Zora Fee: 0.000111 ETH

Protocol Rewards Split on Paid Mints via Canvas

Earnings from Sales:

Canvas Creator: 80% of earnings from sales

FAL: 10% of earnings from sales

Stability AI: 10% of earnings from sales

Create Referral Reward: 0.000222 ETH

Mint Referral Reward: 0.000222 ETH

First Minter Reward: 0.000111 ETH

Zora Fee: 0.000222 ETH

Under the AI Layer(s) only scenario, the calculation of the Canvas Split Fee described above does not change based on the number of AI Layers used on a canvas. In other words, you would receive the same ratio of Creator Reward or earnings from sales, as the case may be, regardless of whether your canvas includes only one or more than one AI Layer(s).


3. NFT Layer(s) and AI Layer(s)

If your canvas incorporates (i) one or more NFT Layer(s) and (ii) one or more AI Layer(s), each of (a) the original creator(s) of the NFT Layer(s), (b) FAL, and (c) Stability AI will be entitled to a share of your Protocol Rewards. The Canvas Split Fee is calculated as follows (but is subject to adjustment in Zora’s sole discretion at any time without prior notice):

Protocol Rewards Split on 0 ETH Mints via Canvas

Creator Reward:

Canvas Creator: 0.0002664 ETH

Creator of NFT Layer included on Canvas*: 0.0000333 ETH

FAL: 0.0000333 ETH

Stability AI: 0.0000333 ETH

Create Referral Reward: 0.00111 ETH

Mint Referral Reward: 0.000111 ETH

First Minter Reward: 0.000111 ETH

Zora Fee: 0.000111 ETH

Protocol Rewards Split on Paid Mints via Canvas

Earnings from Sales:

Canvas Creator: 70% of earnings from sales

Creator of NFT Layer included on Canvas* 10% of earnings from sales

FAL: 10% of earnings from sales

Stability AI: 10% of earnings from sales

Create Referral Reward: 0.000222 ETH

Mint Referral Reward: 0.000222 ETH

First Minter Reward: 0.000111 ETH

Zora Fee: 0.000222 ETH

*If more than one NFT Layer is included on your canvas, each NFT Layer on your canvas will entitle its original creator to an even split of this category of reward or earnings, as the case may be. See examples below.

Example of NFT and AI layers ↓

To help you understand how the Canvas Split Fee is allocated when more than one NFT Layer is incorporated, here are some example scenarios:

Example 1

If a canvas incorporates two NFT Layers and one AI Layer, the fee allocation is as follows:

0 ETH Mint:

  1. Creator Reward

    1. Canvas Creator = 0.0002331 ETH

    2. Creator of NFT Layer #1 included on Canvas = 0.00001665 ETH

    3. Creator of NFT Layer #2 included on Canvas = 0.00001665 ETH

    4. FAL = 0.0000333 ETH

    5. Stability AI = 0.0000333 ETH

  2. First Minter Reward = 0.000111 ETH

  3. Zora split = 0.000333 ETH (Zora mint fee + Create Referral + Mint Referral)

Paid Mint:

  1. Mint Price

    1. Canvas Creator = 70% of the mint price

    2. Creator of NFT Layer #1 included on Canvas = 5% of the mint price

    3. Creator of NFT Layer #2 included on Canvas = 5% of the mint price

    4. FAL = 10% of the mint price

    5. Stability AI = 10% of the mint price

  2. First Minter Reward = 0.000111 ETH

  3. Zora split = 0.000666 ETH (Zora mint fee + Create Referral + Mint Referral)

Example 2

If a canvas incorporates two NFT Layers and two AI Layers, the fee allocation is as follows:

0 ETH Mint:

  1. Creator Reward

    1. Canvas Creator = 0.0002331 ETH

    2. Creator of NFT Layer #1 included on Canvas = 0.00001665 ETH

    3. Creator of NFT Layer #2 included on Canvas = 0.00001665 ETH

    4. FAL = 0.0000333 ETH

    5. Stability AI = 0.0000333 ETH

  2. First Minter Reward = 0.000111 ETH

  3. Zora split = 0.000333 ETH (Zora mint fee + Create Referral + Mint Referral)

Paid Mint:

  1. Mint Price

    1. Canvas Creator = 70% of the mint price

    2. Creator of NFT Layer #1 included on Canvas = 5% of the mint price

    3. Creator of NFT Layer #2 included on Canvas = 5% of the mint price

    4. FAL = 10% of the mint price

    5. Stability AI = 10% of the mint price

  2. First Minter Reward = 0.000111 ETH

  3. Zora split = 0.000666 ETH (Zora mint fee + Create Referral + Mint Referral)


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