How to write a good prompt?

Content instructions should guide the AI to understand how to create your picture by describing the image and what elements should appear in it.

  • Themes: Human subjects, buildings and architecture, natural landscapes, wildlife, and more.
    • Subject: If you are creating a character, what do you want to see it doing and/or where is it located.
    • Settings: Daytime, nighttime, dark or shadowy, festive or celebratory, and other environments.
    • Details: Clothing and accessories worn by people in the image, the composition of buildings and other architectural elements, and other visual details.
  • Style modifiers: Define the artistic style and detail of the images.
    • Visual Styles: Specify the desired artistic style, such as realistic, impressionistic, abstract, or other approaches such as including an artist’s name associated with a particular style.
    • Lighting: Determine the lighting of the image, including brightness, contrast, and shadows.
    • Color Schemes: Specify the overall color palette of the image, including hue, saturation, and brightness.
    • Textures: Determine the texture and surface details of objects in the image, including smooth, rough, or other textures.
    • Effects: Add special visual effects to the image, such as blurring, distortion, or other digital manipulations.
    • Creative Properties: You can also achieve a desired effect with the name of an existing video game or movie property that has a strong visual style.

When crafting your prompt, think about what you actually want to achieve.

The order of your prompt will affect the outcome; words placed early will generally have a stronger effect. If you use longer prompts, words later in the prompt will generally have a weaker effect. You can often improve your prompts by changing the order of your words or adjusting the words used in your prompt.

  • Medium: Decide whether you want the image to be a photograph, painting or line drawing, for example.
  • Subject: Specify what the image should be focused on, such as a person, animal, landscape, or other elements.
  • Elements: Identify the specific details that should be included in the image, such as certain colors, shapes, textures, or other visual features.
  • Composition: Determine the arrangement and placement of the visual elements in the image, including the framing and perspective.
  • Emotions/Mood: Specify the desired emotional or atmospheric tone for the image, such as happy, sad, dramatic, peaceful, or other moods.



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