Simple Text Portraits
This is a simple prompt technique that works across the board for many platforms, including Midjourney, Stable Diffusion, Dall-E2 , and more.
Did you know you can create a reasonable portrait just using a name?
Well, it’s true. Recently, I read this article by Stella Sky
She wrote about creating amazing portraits using only a first name.
In this article, I’m taking Stella’s idea a little further. We can add more sizzle to our portraits by adding a few words judicially. Placing an adjective before the name improves the results. Less is really more, as they say. We can moon-shoot our results if we add a short descriptive word after the name.
Let’s take this AI Text to Art experiment for a spin, shall we?
For each portrait name, I being with an adjective, like; alluring, weak, strong, fragile, frail, sleepy, excited, angry, peaceful meditative, muscular, swoll, etc.
Pick a name and run it a few times with different adjectives.
Next, we can rework the portrait by afterward adding a description.
If we started with Alluring Maria, we could add a descriptive nouns, like nurse, car mechanical, airplane pilot, astronaut, aquanaut, race car driver, garbage women, witch, sorceress, etc.
I want to create beautiful and artistic photos that look realistic, so I have my Midjourney rendering default setup using