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Study for Ink and Masculinity

by GymDreams
Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity
AI-Enhanced Typographic Design — combining elements of typography, graphic design, abstract expressionism (paint splatter), and photorealistic rendering of a human figure, to create a harmonious composition achieved through the power of AI. These techniques were developed during the creation of the Sacred Geometry series, employing a network of control nets within Stable Diffusion, combined with custom-designed illustrations in Adobe Illustrator.

These are studies for the Ink and Masculinity series, where I combined typography with figures to create expressive graphic design using Stable Diffusion. Because the lines separate the different areas of the compositions, the different body parts can sometimes seem to disconnect, leading to a result that’s similar to the idea behind cubism.

My workflow can be largely summarized as follows:

  • Illustration. In Adobe Illustrator, create a typographic design using text and line art.
  • PNG. Export illustration as a 1024x1024 PNG
  • Control Net Canny. Put Place that PNG into Stable Diffusion as the Canny control net.
  • Adjust weights. Adjust the weights of the Canny control net to influence the composition. Start and End parameters are important because that determines how much the figure could move.

As my main goal is to determine the best range of weights to use, I didn’t bother too much on the figure — so of course some images shown here don’t necessarily agree with the type. The most important thing illustrated here is that less letters and complexity of the line intersections often lead to better results.

Tech: Text prompts with Stable Diffusion: 30 steps, DPM++ SDE Karras, CFG 5, 768x768, Airfuck’s Wild Mix v1, Denoising 0.5. ADetailer 1 mediapipe_face_full, ADetailer 2 hand_yolov8n.pt. CN0 Canny. Hires 1.5x (1152x1152), 15 steps, 4x_NMKD-Siax_200k. Post: Topaz Gigapixel HQ 2x (2304x2304), Adobe Lightroom post-processing.

Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.
Study for Ink and Masculinity. Fusion of Figure, Type, and Form. Stable Diffusion txt2img, Canny control net, with Airfuck’s Wild Mix.