An Industry Transformed
The art world is constantly evolving, and one of the most significant changes we’ve seen in recent years is the rise of AI-generated art. One company that’s leading the charge in this area is Midjourney. As a creative application that specializes in AI-generated art, Midjourney is having a strong impact on how we approach creative works.
Midjourney’s creative voice is often unmistakable. It is a master at rendering different styles and an expert at capturing the sublime. It reaches into the depth of artistic expression and pulls out essential details, producing artwork that is at times stunning and captivating.
It goes far beyond the prompts that we provide it and offers ideas that often break the mold of what we see computers being capable of doing.
The Social Impact of AI Art
Midjourney is already having a significant impact on the art world. It’s providing new opportunities for artists to express themselves and explore new styles and ideas. It is a source of inspiration, and can quickly invent and iterate over concepts quickly.
AI art is also helping to democratize the art world by making it more accessible to everyone. This is especially true for artists who may not have the physical ability to create art, but also those that are creative thinkers, but don’t have the skill to realize their visions in tangible form.
This new creative power does not come without controversy. Copyright, as it applies to AI art, is a fast-moving target, and we are all trying to find the right conclusions about what this new revolution means. Despite the legal concerns, tools to create AI artwork are now part of our design language and will continue to influence the way that art is created.
Midjourney is built from a collection of algorithms and probably doesn’t have any more sense of consciousness than a chess program, but it speaks to us creatively, nonetheless. It is transforming many areas of the art industry and in its own way communicating in a way that is both innovative and socially relevant.
(All of the art in this post are images that I have made with the help of Midjourney. Most have been modified from the original)