Searching for methods to “monetize” AI-generated artwork, some artists have already begun submitting their AI-generated items to inventory pictures web sites like Shutterstock. Searches for “AI generated” or “Midjourney” (a well-liked picture synthesis service) produce hundreds of outcomes on the location.
In some circumstances, a portion of the paintings that is not labeled as “AI generated” additionally seems to obviously match Midjourney’s artwork fashion, which appears to be the preferred picture synthesis device on the location in the intervening time. As of press time, Shutterstock’s phrases of use don’t prohibit the submission of AI-generated paintings. Shutterstock contributors obtain a proportion of the licensing payment that varies from 15 to 40 p.c of what Shutterstock makes from the content material.
A latest video tutorial from a Canadian portrait photographer named Vanessa on YouTube lays out her strategy of looking for which inventory web sites allowed AI paintings created by Midjourney, selecting Shutterstock. She describes needing to upscale her AI-generated paintings earlier than submission as a result of most picture synthesis output at current is not high-resolution sufficient to satisfy Shutterstock’s requirements.
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