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JULY 23, 2022

Two months ago, HuggingFace open-source "state-of-the-art diffusion models for image and audio generation in PyTorch" at github.com/huggingface/diffusers.

"Diffusers provides pretrained diffusion models across multiple modalities, such as vision and audio, and serves as a modular toolbox for inference and training of diffusion models."

Here's a text-to-image example from the repository's README.

# !pip install diffusers transformers
from diffusers import DiffusionPipeline

model_id = "CompVis/ldm-text2im-large-256"

# load model and scheduler
ldm = DiffusionPipeline.from_pretrained(model_id)

# run pipeline in inference (sample random noise and denoise)
prompt = "A painting of a squirrel eating a burger"
images = ldm([prompt], num_inference_steps=50, eta=0.3, guidance_scale=6)["sample"]

# save images
for idx, image in enumerate(images):
    image.save(f"squirrel-{idx}.png")

Latent diffusion is the type of model architecture used in Google's Imagen or OpenAI's DALL·E to generate images from text and increase the resolution of output images.

JULY 11, 2022


Here's a video in which I test if OpenAI's DALL-E can generate usable texture maps from an uploaded image.

This texture comes with one of Apple's project examples and the idea of generating textures with DALL-E came from Adam Watters on Discord.

JULY 4, 2022


OpenAI's DALL-E 2 creates variations of my hand sketches.


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JULY 3, 2022

I continue to play with DALL-E 2 from time to time. I've posted a few videos and live streams on the topic and plan to share more clips with tiny bits from my experiments and some of my favorite results so far. Tomorrow, a video sharing how DALL-E can copy my hand drawings will come out on YouTube.

JUNE 25, 2022


Here are my impressions of OpenAI's latest iteration of DALL·E, an AI system that generates images from text. I've generated images in different styles and variations of my drawings, experimented with public pages, mask edits, uploads, and more.


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