An AI generated image of a parrot on an abstract painterly background.

Pretty cool parrot

Nov 29, 2023 | AI Collaborations, Art, Graphics, Photoshop

It’s not a carrot.

After I played Dr Moreau using AI on a kangaroo and elephant, making a bunch of hideous nightmare creatures one can’t un-see, I had a go at crossing a cat and a parrot. But it didn’t work. Firely just would not smoosh those two beasts together. Not even telling it the punchline in the prompt helped. All I got was lots of slightly deformed cats and parrots, somewhat overlaid with reasonably accurate carrots. They’re quite funny, but not at all what I was aiming for. 

But I did quite like the parrot and thought maybe it could use a cool backdrop to rock its brightly coloured self. I’d also been playing about with generating abstract backgrounds from simple visual prompts, and so this beautiful set of parrot graphic-poster-esque imagery was born. I think it has potential. 

As usual, here are a few of the better ones to look at for a bit longer than half a second, if you like.