Artbreeder is wild

Artbreeder is a trippy project that lets you “simply keep selecting the most interesting image to discover totally new images. Infinitely new random ‘children’ are made from each image. Artbreeder turns the simple act of exploration into creativity.” Check out interactive remixing:

Here’s an overview of how it works:

Generative Adversarial Networks are the main technology enabling Artbreeder. Artbreeder uses BigGAN and StyleGAN models. There is a minimal open source version available that uses BigGAN.

3 thoughts on “Artbreeder is wild

  1. We in Photoshopland really miss the old Variations. There are so many ways for that tool/tech to be useful throughout Ps and it’s a shame they never saw the light…
    Imagine Variations combo’d with a new ML-based match color that spits out an updated LUT which has controls for color/contrast/luma, etc.
    Speaking of, can you ask your old friends why Adjustment Layers have been totally neglected for so long? Filters too…

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