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The Fall of Man 2, after Titian, c.1550

by GymDreams
Stable Diffusion with Virile Fantasy
The Fall of Man 2, after Titian, c.1550. Stable Diffusion with Virile Fantasy.

This series of paintings are based on “The Fall of Man,” a painting about the story of Adam and Eve by the Venetian artist Titian, circa 1550, that’s currently in Museo del Prado in Madrid.


I love this second set, though I believe that Stable Diffusion took the concept of “fall” a bit too literally. So one man was literally lying on the ground, as if he has just fallen (LOL).

Using the title of the painting “The Fall of Man” was necessary though. I didn’t use control nets for these, so must rely on the prompt. The painting is well known, so the engine was able to pick up the key elements of the original painting. This funny interpretation is still really hilarious.

Similar to the paintings in Concept 1, although I have heavily added weights for (two men:1.4), it insists on producing three. It might have to do with the extensive description of the scene (repeating the interaction between the men), but in some ways, I also love these renders because it’s like the third man is secretly influencing one of the man to take the apple — which in many ways is exactly the story of the original painting by Titian.

The Fall of Man 2, after Titian, c.1550. Stable Diffusion with Virile Fantasy.
The Fall of Man 2, after Titian, c.1550. Stable Diffusion with Virile Fantasy.
The Fall of Man 2, after Titian, c.1550. Stable Diffusion with Virile Fantasy.
The Fall of Man 2, after Titian, c.1550. Stable Diffusion with Virile Fantasy.
The Fall of Man 2, after Titian, c.1550. Stable Diffusion with Virile Fantasy.
The Fall of Man 2, after Titian, c.1550. Stable Diffusion with Virile Fantasy.

Technical Fails

I really like the composition of this but I don’t have time to fix the hand. But I’m keeping this here so you can see what could be. I usually don’t try to fix something unless I feel that there is a really good reason to do it — then I will consider spending a day on it in the future.

The Fall of Man 2, after Titian, c.1550. Stable Diffusion with Virile Fantasy.
The Fall of Man 2, after Titian, c.1550. Stable Diffusion with Virile Fantasy.

Tech

  • Stable Diffusion txt2img
  • virileFantasy_v11 (5fff333e32)
  • Euler a, 20 steps, 512x512
  • vae-ft-mse-840000-ema-pruned (235745af8d)
  • ADetailer: face_yolov8n.pt
  • Hires upscale: 2, Hires steps: 20, 1024x1024
  • Hires upscaler: 4x_NMKD-Siax_200k
  • Automatic1111 Version: v1.6.0
  • Post upscale: Topaz Gigapixel Standard 4x, 4096x4096
  • Post process: Adobe Lightroom