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Generative AI Art

By : Oliver Theobald
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Generative AI Art

By: Oliver Theobald

Overview of this book

The course introduces the basic concepts of artificial intelligence and its application in art, making it accessible even to those without a technical background. This foundation paves the way for exploring the nuances of effective prompt crafting, a critical skill for generating bespoke AI artwork. The course focuses on hands-on demonstrations with leading AI art software, including Craiyon and Midjourney, offering step-by-step guides to harness these tools effectively. Through practical examples, learners will understand how to navigate image prompts, masking techniques, framing, and lighting to enhance the visual appeal of their creations. The significance of navigating these elements is underscored, highlighting their role in achieving consistency and originality in AI-generated art. The course wraps up by delving into the remixing of popular art styles, the art of creating compelling text prompts, and the critical aspects of image rights, ethics, privacy, and originality in the digital art space. By concluding with recommended resources, learners are equipped to continue their journey in AI art, fueled by inspiration and a solid understanding of the field's possibilities and responsibilities.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Free Chapter
1
INTRODUCTION
2
A GENTLE INTRODUCTION TO AI
3
THE ART OF THE PROMPT
4
AI ART SOFTWARE
5
CRAIYON DEMONSTRATION
6
MIDJOURNEY DEMONSTRATION
7
AI-GENERATED PROMPTS
8
IMAGE PROMPTS & MASKING
9
FRAMING & LIGHTING
10
PARAMETERS
11
CONSISTENCY
12
REMIXING POPULAR STYLES OF ART
13
USEFUL TEXT PROMPTS
14
IMAGE RIGHTS
15
ETHICS, PRIVACY & ORIGINALITY
16
CONCLUSION
17
RECOMMENDED RESOURCES

AI ART SOFTWARE

 

As the field continues to evolve at a rapid pace, more and more software programs are emerging, each with its own unique set of features, styles, and capabilities. This means that each AI software will produce drastically different results using the exact same text prompt. Midjourney, for instance, leans towards a more artistic style, while DALL-E tends to be more conservative and literal. If you are seeking to achieve a specific style or outcome, you may need to switch to a different software solution or provide more detailed instructions in your text prompt in order to override the natural style or bias of that particular software.

Overall, by understanding the default style and the different capabilities between popular software options, you can choose the best one to meet your needs and achieve your creative vision based on the task at hand.

Let’s now take a closer look at some of the leading software options available for producing generative AI...