• Is AI Art Bad for Artists and Creators?

    I hated my university’s slogan. It was something along the lines of “Thinkers. Leaders. Doers.” It just rubbed my brain’s edges in all the wrong ways.

    Doers.

    Blegh. I’ve never been a doer. I’ve definitely been a thinker, though. Some might even call it chronic. “What are you thinking about?” is a phrase I’ll hear at least thrice a week. Sometimes even when I don’t leave my cave. Although those moments have the mirror worrying a bit more than usual.

    On a recent trip with friends, I confessed I had been thinking about where to park before we even left 2 hours prior.…

  • How to Fix Midjourney Errors

    “Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.” — Isaac Newton

    If you’re here, you must be having problems with the amazing AI art generator software called Midjourney. I’ve pumped out over 3,000 images with the amazing tool in the past half year and am absolutely loving it. But if you’re familiar with the software, it still has a long way to go. I do have to hand it to them, though, with just a small team they’ve accomplished an astounding feat with Midjourney.…

  • What is Gyotaku Fish Printing?

    “Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” — Henry David Thoreau

    For almost 150 years, Japanese fishermen have been practicing the art of gyotaku fish printing. Every year, massive fishing contests would be held. But, as this was before the time of photography, judges sought out a better more accurate way of determining who could catch the biggest fish.

    That’s when gyotaku fish printing first came along.

    What is gyotaku fish printing?…