Resources

This category is dedicated towards sharing resources we have put together or collected from the inter-web to allow you to learn, practice and enjoy.

Demo of Stable Cascade and Sample Images

Demo of Stable Cascade and Sample Images

Woke up to the news that a new Stable Diffusion release called "Stable Cascade" has come out over night. So naturally this is creating a lot of buzz on various socials but there aren't many resources out there to start to demo or play with it just yet. Give it a week...

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A guide to SREF Style Reference in Midjourney

A guide to SREF Style Reference in Midjourney

SREF (Style Reference) is one of the newest features released by Midjourney which essentially behaves like a style training LoRA. It allows you to consistently generate images in a particular style aesthetic simply by learning from a supplied image. Its pretty cool...

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RunPod.IO kohya_ss OSError: image file is truncated

RunPod.IO kohya_ss OSError: image file is truncated

I've been using RunPod.io for a while now to learn and train LoRA building but recently I got an error which coming soon after Kohya_ss script are checking latents. caching latents. checking cache validity... 100%|██████████| 40/40 [00:00<00:00, 741.78it/s]...

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Midjourney Film Camera Aesthetics

Midjourney Film Camera Aesthetics

A collections some classic film cameras that have been known for their brilliant aesthetics have been used in Midjourney to create the results you would have seen in the film prints. The image produce with Midjourney are much better than what Stable Diffusion (SD) or...

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Free App – Stable Diffusion Prompt Reader

Free App – Stable Diffusion Prompt Reader

Running Stable Diffusion web interfaces on my computer, I'd been wondering if there is a better way to have a script that can read the TXT information embedded in the PNG generated by different interfaces like ComfyUI, Automatic1111 and InvokeAi etc. I use mostly...

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Custom SDXL LoRA – Newspaper Collage

Custom SDXL LoRA – Newspaper Collage

Inspired by some collage images I saw on Midjourney which emulates newspaper clippings which are glued to form shapes or characters, i was inspired to create a SDXL LoRA (Low Rank Adaptation) style that would emulate this to some degree. As I have documented by...

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SDXL LoRA Training using RunPod.io

SDXL LoRA Training using RunPod.io

I wanted to train a LoRA style this time but as I had done before in my post Training my first SD LoRA, this time I was struggling to get it going. The issue was I for style training which was an aesthetics I wanted I had to have large data set 100+ images for SDXL...

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Upscaler Comparison Midjourney vs Magnific AI

Upscaler Comparison Midjourney vs Magnific AI

Magnific.AI has quickly become one of my favourite image upscalers thats super easy to use. There are a few settings you can tweak and start upscaling your images. If you are wondering how to get started then check out my earlier post Magnific.AI Upscaler where I walk...

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Magnific.AI Upscaler

Magnific.AI Upscaler

Incredible developments in the AI space in the last few weeks. I cannot find enough hours in my day to try new things and write about them. However Magnific.ai is one of those tools that I'm super excited about and have been playing around with it for a few days....

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SDXL Guide to Camera Framing and Angle

SDXL Guide to Camera Framing and Angle

In this post I would like to share some of the keywords that I have used and found influence the composition which comprises of the Camera Position (distance of camera from subject) and the Camera Angle (where the camera is place relative to the subject). Although...

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ComfyUI for SD15 QRCode Monster ControlNet

ComfyUI for SD15 QRCode Monster ControlNet

I got a few comments on this post related to the Spiral illusions that are all the rage at the moment using SD1 QRCode Monster ControlNet model. It seems that there may not be enough ControlNet based ComfyUI interfaces available on the web. If you use A1111 then you...

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Artist Study in Midjourney v5.2

Following the Artist study done using SDXL 1.0, I explored the entire list of artists using Midjourney v5.2 with its default settings. I used a lot of FAST GPU hours to produce this while combining the permutations technique where one prompt can result in up to 20x...

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Stable Diffusion XL (SDXL) Art Medium

Following the Artist study done using SDXL 1.0, I started exploring what are the other items that could be studied to see the standard result produced by SDXL model. Of course the art is expressed via different mediums such as paint, water color, digital etc. So I...

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