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Using "By James Gurney" as a Style Prompt

2 monthes ago   |   By Gurney Journey

A couple weeks ago I shared the results of some text-to-image experiments .
Code wizards have been using machine-learning tools such as VQGAN + CLIP and BigSleep to create novel images that grow spontaneously from word prompts.
Erfurt Latrine Disaster Prompt: "Towers" VQGAN+ CLIP
The prompts can be simple, such as "Towers." jbusted jbusted1 "Forbidden Lands 5"...Or the prompts can evoke a particular role-playing game, such as "Forbidden Lands."
The results develop a unusual style if you add a descriptor naming a studio, portfolio website, or rendering software, such as "from Studio Ghibli...
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