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How to achieve artistic portraits from a photo with only artificial intelligence

How to achieve artistic portraits from a photo with only artificial intelligence
The Lensa app uses artificial intelligence from Stable Diffusion to generate virtual avatars with artistic styles. (Tech Briefly)

The photo editing platform Lensa AI has gained popularity in social networks for the generation of artistic images in which users are the protagonists using artificial intelligence. The appwhich is available at app store Y Google Play Store it also allows people to share the results of the process on social networks.

In the case of artificial intelligences, these have increased in popularity due to the advances that different technology companies have made in the generation of images and videos by computer. platforms like stable diffusion Y DALL-E2 are capable of creating realistic text-based photographs, while Facebook has even developed a software that generates short videos at the request of people.

The uses given to these programs have already involved the music industry, the arts, commercial photography in the case of Shutterstock and it has also reached devices mobile in form of Applications.

The Lensa AI app uses artificial intelligence from Stable Diffusion to generate virtual avatars with artistic styles.  (Capture)
The Lensa AI app uses artificial intelligence from Stable Diffusion to generate virtual avatars with artistic styles. (Capture)

How the Lensa AI app works

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The application of lensa has the same functions than a regular photo editor that can be found in any store Applications. However, it has the particularity of offering a service called “Magic Avatars” that consists of generating images artistic through artificial intelligence and that they are based on a series of photographs of the user.

This feature is supported by software stable diffusionan artificial intelligence that serves to create images realistic at the request of people depending on the style artistic that they indicate within their text.

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Similarly, in order to generate these images and then download them to share through post in social networks, instead of text, default styles will be used that the artificial intelligence will interpret and place a “magical avatar” as the protagonist in the center of the image.

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The Lensa app uses artificial intelligence from Stable Diffusion to generate virtual avatars with artistic styles.  (Tech Advisor)
The Lensa app uses artificial intelligence from Stable Diffusion to generate virtual avatars with artistic styles. (Tech Advisor)

When downloading the appeither for devices Android either iOSusers will have to accept the terms and conditions of the platform to be able to continue and see an option that will allow them to access a Free trial of the artificial intelligence tools in the application.

Once the user has decided to accept this trial period, they will be invited to generate a “magical avatar”for the generation of which it will be necessary to provide the application with a set of between 10 and 20 Photographs own in which the user’s face can be seen. Those that are very similar will be eliminated by the system and it will be requested to complete the collection to proceed with the creation of the images.

With the complete series, the artificial intelligence of lensa will ask the gender of the user, who can choose between male, female and others. Once this information is specified, the next step will proceed, which involves selecting how many avatars you want to generate and the payment of the price of the collection complete.

The Lensa app uses artificial intelligence from Stable Diffusion to generate virtual avatars with artistic styles.  (Tech Crunch)
The Lensa app uses artificial intelligence from Stable Diffusion to generate virtual avatars with artistic styles. (Tech Crunch)

If the user wishes to have a magical avatar, they must press the option payment and after doing it through the platform of transactions from the respective app store (App Store for iOS and Play Store for Android), users will be able to download all the avatars they have requested.

According to app analytics platform SensorTower, the photo retouching app has generated a total of 2.2 million of downloads worldwide and almost 29 million dollars in charges to users since it was launched in the year 2018. Furthermore, it was reported that for the past month he has had a spike in both categories after launching his magical avatars feature. In November alone, a total of 1.6 million of downloads.

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