AI Image Generators: AI-Generated Assets, Video Generators, Image Generation Jobs

“Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso

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💎 Why It Matters

Now anyone can create quality images.

🔍 Problem

You have ideas for visual art. But you don’t have the ability to express them.

💡 Solution

AI Image Generators help you turn your ideas into high-quality images.

In seconds. Without technical skills.

🏁 Players

AI Image Generation Apps

  • Pollinations • Create unrestricted and customized AI media
  • DreamStudio • Create AI-powered images using Stable Diffusion
  • Craiyon • Free online AI image generator from text
  • NightCafe • AI-powered text-to-image generator
  • Deep Dream Generator • Combine text and images to generate photorealistic art
  • Artbreeder • Create images by mixing them together and editing their genes
  • • Creating illustrations, anime and concept design images
  • Starryai • Turn text into images
  • SceneryAI • Edit and generate background scenery for your images
  • Bertha AI • Create images for your WordPress blog
  • Playground AI • Discover prompts for art, social media posts, posters, logos and more
  • WOMBO Dream • Create portraits and abstract images in different styles
  • Photosonic • Free online text-to-image generator

AI Image Generation Tools

  • AI Image Upscaler • Enhance image resolution with AI
  • DiffusionBee • Install Stable Diffusion on MacOS
  • Hugging Face • Build, train and deploy AI image generation models
  • MindsEye • Graphical user interface built to run multimodal AI art models for free
  • promptoMANIA • Online prompt builder
  • Grid Splitter • Split your AI image into single images
  • Colab • Run AI image generators in the cloud for free

AI Image Generation Models

  • DALL·E 2 • Create realistic images and art from text
  • Stable Diffusion • A latent text-to-image diffusion model
  • Midjourney • Create images from textual descriptions
  • DeepAI • AI Image Generator API
  • Big Sleep • Simple command line tool for text-to-image generation
  • Jasper Art • Create images for your ads, blog, website and social media

🔮 Predictions

  • We’ll see new jobs for AI image generation professionals. They will build, train and deploy AI models, write prompts, generate images and animations.
    • Clone Lexica for $4,000.
    • Build an AI image database for $750-1,500.
    • Create an AI-powered avatar builder for $2,000.
    • Become a Stable Diffusion coding expert for $5,000
    • Add text-to-image generator to a website for $750-2,000.
    • Teach advanced Midjourney techniques for $5-45 per hour.
    • Create artwork for an art gallery platform for $8-15 per hour.
    • Configure Stable Diffusion to create clothes for $8-$95 per hour.
    • Help with Stable Diffusion and DreamBooth for $65-200 per hour.
    • Create a custom DreamBooth and Stable Diffusion setup for $500.
    • Create 5-second animated videos with AI-generated images for $30-250.

☁️ Opportunities

  • Build a directory of AI image generator tools. Share new tools, models and services.

🏔️ Risks

  • Platform Risk • You are subject to the platform’s content policies. Getty Images banned AI-generated images due to copyright worries. Newgrounds endorses art made by humans. Fur Affinity banned AI-generated images due to a lack of artistic merit.
  • Copyright Risk • AI image generators are trained on real artists’ concepts, attributes and styles. It’s unclear who owns the rights to AI-generated images. Artists can use Have I Been Trained? tool to check if their art appeared in training datasets.
  • High Costs• You may go bankrupt if you don’t balance the supply and demand for your AI business. Especially during the early stage. Interior AI grew to 23 customers and $500 MRR. While the GPU costs grew to $1,000 per day. Which was 60 times more than its monthly revenue.

🔑 Key Lessons

  • Some artists don’t want to be used as training material. They fear AI will replace them. Greg Rutkowski says “when you type in my name, you see more work from the AI than work that I have done myself.”
  • Major AI image generators are trained on publicly available data. They use open datasets such as LAION-5B. Which scrapes sources such as Pinterest, DeviantArt, Getty Images and more.
  • Publicly available datasets may not be copyright-free. They may have images that have their rightful owners. LAION-5B and ImageNet explicitly say that images are under their own copyright.

🔥 Hot Takes

😠 Haters

“Unrestricted, open-source image generators are subject to unethical use.”
This is true. They do what we tell them to do. Deepfakes could be used for doing bad and good things. The same is true for AI image generators.

“It can be hard to control the final result.”
Many AI image generators are pre-trained models that follow a strict set of rules. Learn the art of writing prompts to produce detailed outcomes. Use open-source tools to fine-tune your models if you’re a tech-savvy person.

Digital artists may lose their value. It can be hard to distinguish between them and AI.”
While AI can copy artists’ styles, it lacks a human touch. Those who value human personality, story, creativity and passion will continue to appreciate non-AI art.

🔗 Links

  1. Looking for AI Image projects • The tweet behind this report.
  2. AI Image generators, a complete guide to this new technology • Introduction to how AI image generators work.
  3. The Anatomy Of An AI Art Prompt • Guide on how to write a good prompt for AI image generators.

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🙏 Thanks

Thanks to Joel Pickin, Guillaume Tessier, Vlad R., Felipe Collins, Fausto Sá Teles, Sam Schrup, Stewart Townsend, Aja, Satish Jain, Frank Pei, Shashank, Marcos Gorgojo, Paul Tune and Marc Fletcher. We had a great time jamming on this report.

✏️ Emin researched and wrote this report. Dru researched and edited this report.

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