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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

FRAMING & LIGHTING

 

Mastering framing and lighting is essential for crafting art that stands out, giving purpose and context to your designs. Through adept framing and lighting, you can create an atmosphere that enhances the overall message or narrative of your work.

Framing influences how an artwork is composed and presented to your audience. This might include the use of a higher or lower angle, varying depths, and other techniques to create a point of view that guides the viewer’s interpretation. Moreover, framing provides visual cues that guide viewers through your creation, while lighting creates depth and contrast to draw attention to specific elements.

 

Framing

Framing is an essential technique that can take your artwork or photography to the next level. In fact, it is one of the key differentiators between a novice and an advanced user. While beginners tend to focus on the subject matter and adjectives for describing the scene, advanced users understand...