Category: blog

  • Image Quality

    All the images 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. High resolution is particularly important to me because I intend my work to be used […]

  • 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 pixel art for profile pictures (PFPs), drawing using algorithms or creating images from textual descriptions. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, also known as GAN (Generative Adversarial Network) based art . Examples include Dall-E, Dall-E 2, Nvidia Gaugan, […]

  • What Do You Own With a NFT?

    There’s a lot of negative press about NFTs and cryptocurrencies in general. This is usually along the lines that NFTs and cryptocurrencies are nonsense, ponzi schemes with no underlying value. Conversely, NFT art is threatening to eclipse real-world art in terms of sheer market value. So what’s going on? Our culture comes from a time […]

  • 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 […]

  • Collector Comments

    “I’m an artist, not an investor, and I’m sure I’ll earn a profit from enjoying looking at it… Thank you, it’s a lovely piece” heurihermilab “Great pieces Simon, thank you” KongGalleries