Generated Thick Descriptor:
Abstract art disregards realistic references, often conveying ideas via shape, form, color, and line. To create an abstract piece, emphasize the following: 1) Color: Use vibrant and contrasting hues to evoke emotion, 2) Shape and form: Deploy non-representative or non-objective shapes/forms to move away from realistic imagery, 3) Line: Employ various types of lines (straight, curved, thick, thin) to express movement or energy, and 4) Departure from reality: Strive for a non-literal representation, favoring creativity and individual interpretation.
The table below depicts New York City’s Times Square and Northern Ontario’s Lake Kenogamissi. The left column shows the results of a “thin” prompt, in which the style was requested in name only. The right column shows the results of a “thick” prompt, in which the generated prompt was used.
These images show what Generative AI renders when one requests that an image be rendered in well-known art styles. This series does not purport to describe major art styles as understood in the art scholarship community. If you have expertise in art and want to explain why these images do or do not capture the essence of these fields, then please do so in the comments section below.