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Offline Dottonedan

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Re: Looking for feedback and some beta testing on MidJourney/AI art designer.
« Reply #15 on: February 15, 2023, 06:17:36 PM »
My thoughts on this may be incorrect, but you did ask for our thoughts on this. So no harm no foul.

The AI is obviously cool to get into and play with.  For someone who’s worked in this for getting design sources for production use and providing that to the customer, could be very beneficial. Like perhaps now, you can make use of an entry level or good production artist (not designer or Illustrator) to delve in and assisting providing AI art. They just need to be computer savvy enough to get in there and make a decent image or a great image with AI assistance.  So it could be very beneficial for internal use. For that alone, it may be beneficial for your Co to have this at their fingertips.

For outside use (customer use), I don’t see it taking off well. Again, I could be wrong. I see this (for yours customers) being much like the (create your own art or online designer) on our websites. That didn’t go gang busters for anyone at a medium to small size. I think this would take the same road (as it pertains to your customers). You had to be a Custom Ink or one or two of the others that size. The (doing it yourself) part is irritating to customers. Most will try it out and retreat/give up. They want it fast and easy or for someone in your company to do it for them. They trust you more than themselves. For someone to be enticed to do the design themselves, it has to literally be 1 click and done.

For the look of it, It’s as good as many of the DTG software out there. This actually looks better.
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Re: Looking for feedback and some beta testing on MidJourney/AI art designer.
« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2023, 06:56:11 PM »
That looks nicer, put me on your list for beta testing.

we've done a slight pivot so the proposed idea got pushed back a little, but it's still coming.

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Re: Looking for feedback and some beta testing on MidJourney/AI art designer.
« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2023, 07:01:02 PM »
My thoughts on this may be incorrect, but you did ask for our thoughts on this. So no harm no foul.

The AI is obviously cool to get into and play with.  For someone who’s worked in this for getting design sources for production use and providing that to the customer, could be very beneficial. Like perhaps now, you can make use of an entry level or good production artist (not designer or Illustrator) to delve in and assisting providing AI art. They just need to be computer savvy enough to get in there and make a decent image or a great image with AI assistance.  So it could be very beneficial for internal use. For that alone, it may be beneficial for your Co to have this at their fingertips.

For outside use (customer use), I don’t see it taking off well. Again, I could be wrong. I see this (for yours customers) being much like the (create your own art or online designer) on our websites. That didn’t go gang busters for anyone at a medium to small size. I think this would take the same road (as it pertains to your customers). You had to be a Custom Ink or one or two of the others that size. The (doing it yourself) part is irritating to customers. Most will try it out and retreat/give up. They want it fast and easy or for someone in your company to do it for them. They trust you more than themselves. For someone to be enticed to do the design themselves, it has to literally be 1 click and done.

For the look of it, It’s as good as many of the DTG software out there. This actually looks better.

thank you for the feedback!
One thing we bring to the table is a world class AI engineer. The idea is to customize the prompting to make it give out good results even with bad prompts. I believe we can make this a 2-3 clicks operation. That should make a difference with the attrition rate, both 1st time users and experienced designers (clearly somebody knowledgeable will be getting a whole lot more out of the tool though).

we'll see how things work out in the end...

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