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Protocol Rewards: Zora Canvas - NFT Layers
Protocol Rewards: Zora Canvas - NFT Layers
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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 or incorporate NFTs that creators have agreed to share with the Zora community (“NFT Layers”).


Community Pledge

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

  1. NFT Layers made available for use on Zora Canvas may only be used for purposes of creating canvases on Zora Canvas. Any other use and/or monetization of NFT 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 the canvas in order to produce a new creation of your own.

  3. Any content you create incorporating NFT Layers will comply with the Zora Terms of Service, which are hereby incorporated by reference.


Canvas Split Fee

When you create content using Zora Canvas and incorporate one or more NFT Layer(s) into your canvas, the original creator(s) of the NFT Layer(s) will be entitled to a share of your (i) Creator Reward in the case of a free mint, and (ii) earnings from sales, in the case of a paid mint (in either case, the “Canvas Split Fee”). 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

Zora Fee: 0.000111 ETH

First Minter Reward: 0.000111 ETH

Protocol Rewards Split on Paid Mints via Canvas

Earnings from Sales:

Canvas Creator: 90% of earnings from sales

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

Create Referral Reward: 0.000222 ETH

Mint Referral Reward: 0.000222 ETH

Zora Fee: 0.000222 ETH

First Minter Reward: 0.000111 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.


Canvas Split Fee Examples

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 = 3.333% of the mint price

    3. Creator of NFT Layer #2 included on Canvas = 3.333% of the mint price

    4. Creator of NFT Layer #3 included on Canvas = 3.333% 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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