Articles


  • Image Quality

    All the artworks on this site, on SaatchiArt, Instagram, Twitter, the 3D art galleries and OpenSea are low resolution 1024 pixel across (or down for portrait) images. Images re-processed by sites such as Instagram are unfortunately of particularly poor quality. The artworks themselves are 10800 pixels across (or down for portrait) and can print at […]

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  • Generative Art

    Generative art is art wholly or partly created by a computer program. Generative AI art makes use of artificial intelligence (AI), more specifically machine learning (ML), to create or adapt images. Generative visual art has, so far, a reputation for mainly creating patterns or surreal combinations of people and/or things, pixel art for profile pictures […]

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  • Introduction to AI Machine Learning

    The above diagram shows the machine learning process. A large complex model is designed that can understand images. The model is trained to learn a style of image. This requires a lot of training data (input images) and takes a very long time of the order of a few hours. This is performed using a […]

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  • Is Photography Art? Is AI Generation Art?

    In order to answer whether photography and/or AI generation is art we need to first try to define ‘What is art?’. After that, we can also start thinking what makes good and bad art. Thankfully, someone has already attempted to answer these difficult and contentious questions. Dr. James Fox is an art historian, writer and […]

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  • State of the Art: Text to Image Art Generation

    My art is constrained to processing my own photographs using AI. But what if I could dispense with my photographs? What happens when you use just AI? There have been recent advances in AI text to image generation. Examples include Dall-E, Dall-E 2, Nvidia Gaugan and more recently Google’s Imagen.The open source Dall-E has contributed […]

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  • Influencer/Marketer Partnership

    I am at the forefront of AI generated art and a pioneer in the crossover between photography, AI and NFTs. This creates some early opportunities for well-placed influencers or marketers. Are you famous, an influencer or marketer and also collect NFTs? Do you like and believe in the future of my work? If so, I […]

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  • Accessing Files Forever

    NFTs can live ‘forever’ because they exist in a decentralized blockchain but the artworks they point to might cease to exist. For people purchasing as an investment, it’s important that the high resolution file stays around forever. As an example, there’s no point me putting the file on my server, I die, my server hosting […]

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  • Mitigating the NFT Climate Controversy

    NFTs are usually based on the Ethereum that’s the second popular digital currency after Bitcoin. The problem with Ethereum is that currency generation has been using up electricity thus indirectly contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to the climate issue, buying transactions on Ethereum are resource intensive and are hence very costly. In some […]

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