Installing Stable Diffusion is one thing using the Stable Diffusion WebUI to create decent checkpoints, and understanding the different weights and measures, sampling sets, and prompts is where the real magic (and frustration) happen.
Stable Diffusion v2.0 and Prompts
Stability AI has released a free prompt book for Stable Diffusion 2.0, the latest version of the text-to-image model. The visual guide aims to accelerate user creativity through the use of natural language.
The book explains how to best write descriptions, including negative and multi-prompts.
AI Generated Comics and Copyright
The Copyright Office (USPTO) granted protection to Kris Kashtanova for the comic book titled Zarya of the Dawn in September.
The comic was created using the text-to-image engine Midjourney and marked the first time the agency approved an application for an AI work.
Then things changed.
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