Overview

Tool Resources

These resources all deal with tooling type concerns - how to do use MidJourney, how ML art works, etc.

Official Resources - GO READ THESE FIRST

Link Name

URL

Notes

Official Midjourney Documentation & Guide

https://midjourney.gitbook.io/docs/

The official docs! Go read these first!

Official Discord Resources

Link Name

URL

Notes

#PromptCraft

https://discord.com/channels/662267976984297473/992207085146222713

A great place to start for Prompt Help!

#PromptCraft FAQ

https://discord.com/channels/662267976984297473/996170079102312468

The PromptCraft FAQ thread

#PromptCraft Prompt Clips

https://discord.com/channels/662267976984297473/1003020682260647996

The PromptCraft Prompt Clips thread

AI Artwork Primers

Link Name

URL

Notes

Learn a bit about machine learning for art generation to help understand why we need prompt crafting and the answer to things like "why can't it just make hands right"

Non-MidJourney Help Guides

Link Name

URL

Notes

Scaling Images Up

How to scale up images past MidJourney's max upscale for situations that need it (for example large, high quality canvas prints)

Improve faces generated with MidJourney using another ML tool.

How to find and follow some of the great artists you see in Discord within MidJourney.

Prompting

This section deals with creating and understanding prompts.

General Prompt Guides

These guides help you understand some general prompt craft subject (punctuation, image prompts, etc).

Link Name

URL

Notes

Understanding MJ Prompts

https://sites.google.com/view/understanding-mj-prompts/home?authuser=0

Great breakdown of prompt styles and weights

Image Prompting and You

https://docs.google.com/document/d/13c8Ci-8kU2PVZu6DKghlhOOrbf4kmtc9xxCJAnPqvC0

Walkthroughs for face prompting, style transfer, image mockups

Orb Weaver Punctuation

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-otCITZ4MX9g4NWwfuiB6Nzym7cZe0Wkybs_Mh5CpqY/edit

Guide that shows impact of punctuation using "orb" and "weaver"

Midjourney’s way of dealing with the :: separator

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vAicBgVdK9iwS8240D1wK3agt4suln_mKyhezMvapaw

Guide from Patchouli

Troubleshooting Midjourney Text Prompts

https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRHOxyEb-ERGi-BdZM8Z_piEP54m4HwO0z8scjmEurEp2UZVA6rFxvyKd15elYVHUWfP1oSA4CQFwxr/pub

Guide from clarinet

Specific Prompt Guides

These guides help you achieve a specific look or image.

Name

Link

Notes

Clarinet's Puppet Method

https://bit.ly/Clarinet-MJ-Puppets

A method to create and reuse a "character" which you can use for different artwork

Recursive image improvement, with bot code

https://cattail.nu/midjourney/echo-llama/index.html

Guide from Slate#4353, inspired by Zelrik#0969

How to get cartoon-like results from MidJourney (and some additional tools).

How to make a picture of yourself with additional terms in MidJourney.

Prompt Exploration

The below are less guides or help documents, more research type documents exploring a topic or topics.

Name

Link

Notes

Exploration of whether prompt order matters to Midjourney for equally weighted prompts.

Styles

This section deals with helping you understand and/or generate things in a particular style.

Style Guides

Each of the below has a large set of examples of things in different styles to help you understand MidJourney.

Name

Link

Notes

Willwulfken’s Midjourney Style & Resource Guide

https://github.com/willwulfken/MidJourney-Styles-and-Keywords-Reference/blob/main/MJ_V2.md

MidJourney Brainstorm by T. L. Ford

https://cattail.nu/midjourney/

Prompt Generator & Style Examples of Cats

Rex Wang’s MidJourney Resource Guide, Prompt /Style Examples, and Prompt Generator

https://rexwang8.github.io/resource/ai/generator https://rexwang8.github.io/resource/ai/teapot

https://rexwang8.github.io/resource/ai/prompts

MidJourney Style Guide -- by LiviaTheodora

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/117kRRXZFYkRM-QFt7yt6hRLQrg0n3mAMvk7RY3JyXhQ

Visual Style spreadsheet

Robomar#9736's Midjourney Style Chart and Visual Guide

https://static.miraheze.org/artmechanicumwiki/a/a3/Midjourney_Style_Chart_-_Visual_Guide-min.png

Shows "woman, " with different styles

Artist Visual Style Encyclopedia by Sincarnate

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10i9Ip8tVSERAuMWbc6-H6BUFCoUGOQ91YzDvX--c4bk

Artist reference sheet

Artist Reference Comparison Spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VsKv6DlSLFfFpOYUXed8Z4yHomS1R-uKfIYJD93Bt84/edit#gid=0

MJ Grids for Adjectives Applied to Fantasy Creatures

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-G_CF4339k0sQL8hvprl2Komjg3Y7jkceS8MOs0aasw

Great resource for adjective use with fantasy creatures as references.

portrait experiments

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1J1SI3hC1DQf4jYD3myxfmEA5DVH2z4JUQt0IlsfCd0w

A set of experiment images with photographers styles mixed with specific times/places

Digitonaut’s Guide on Deviantart: “MidJourney: 106 styles for your portraits”

https://www.deviantart.com/digitonaut/journal/MidJourney-106-styles-for-your-portraits-1-2-924413942

Examples of styles with pictures

Artist Visual Style Encyclopedia by MJ Community

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1cm6239gw1XvvDMRtazV6txa9pnejpKkM5z24wRhhFz0

Community owned Artist Visual Style spreadsheet (updated for v3)

AI Art Creation Wiki & Resource Guide

https://aiartcreation.fandom.com/wiki/AI_Art_Creation_Wiki

Style Examples of Volcanos

Tools

Prompt Generators

These are links to tools which can help you create the prompt you want, or explore more randomly.

Link Name

URL

Notes

Peter W. Szabo’s Promptomania Prompt Generator

https://promptomania.com/prompt-builder/

MidJourney Brainstorm by T. L. Ford

https://cattail.nu/midjourney/

Rex Wang’s Prompt Generator

https://rexwang8.github.io/resource/ai/generator

MidJourney Prompt Generator

https://midjourneypromptgenerator.rogerenand.com/

Prompter by Shane McGeehan

https://www.thedreamingstate.com/portfolio/art/prompter/

AI Face / Feature Cleanup Tools

These tools all can do post processing to clean up faces / features of images.

Link Name

URL

Notes

Tencent's Face Restoration Demo

https://arc.tencent.com/en/ai-demos/faceRestoration

Tencent's own face restoration demo

tencentarc/gfpgan

https://replicate.com/tencentarc/gfpgan

Tencent's Face Restoration tool on Replicate

Baseten

https://app.baseten.co/apps/QPp4nPE/operator_views/RqgOnqV

Another GFP-GAN based tool for Photo Restoration

nightmareai/real-esrgan

https://replicate.com/nightmareai/real-esrgan

A Real-ESRGAN based tool for Photo Restoration

Image Scaling Tools

These tools can all help you up-scale images (better than just basic upscaling).

Link Name

URL

Notes

Gigapixel

https://www.topazlabs.com/gigapixel-ai

Paid upscaler tool (also arguably the best from the comparison at. Offers a free trial.

Deep AI's Super Resolution

https://deepai.org/machine-learning-model/torch-srgan

Free web-based upscaler

Photoshop

https://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop.html

Does a lot more than upscale, but does have a preserve detail upscale that's better than a basic upscale. Up)