Advanced Character Design

Using Image to Image, the right reference image and the right Prompts help you achieve the right result


Step 1: Go to Models on the Left Hand Navigation Panel of the Webapp and Choose a Model that suits your style.

For this example, we used the Platform Model: Stylized Fantasy + Storybook + 3D

This LoRA Composition allows styles such as 3D, 3D cartoon, flat anime, oil painting, game art, etc.  Click the "Generate with this Model" button.

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Step 2: Use the following basic image reference for the character in three angles: front view, right view, back view. 

You can download it here:

Paste it into the "Image to Image" field.  

Set Influence 0. If the results don't work for you adjust the influence to between 0 and 25

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Step 3: In the prompt field, write a description of your character

Describe what he/she looks like, and what he/she is wearing. You can use a simple description such as: pirate

Add the Prompt: "front view and right view and back view," You can also add an any art style you want to influence the output. When your prompt is ready, click 'Generate'.

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To get more accurate results faster, use the sketch tool to change colors on the base image or add details.

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Step 4: Click on the Image you like, then select Upscale

Upscale the image by 4x, then download the result.

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Step 5: Train Your Character Model

Press the "+" button on the Models tab of the Navigation Bar to create a new model and then select the "Start Training" button.

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To train the model, select the 'Subject' LoRA Preset and add images of your character. (Beforehand, in Scenario's Canvas or any other image editor, make each of the character's angles and portraits a separate image)

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Now, under each image, modify the provided caption to make it easier for the model to understand what is shown here. It is also better to add a unique name for your character (e.g. TreeMan) - for more accurate character generation. For more information on Captioning your images Click Here.

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Click on the Start Training button.

Step 6: After training, use LoRA Compositions to create a style for your character.

Press the "+" button to create a new Composition and then click 'Start Composing'

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Add Your Model and choose some other LoRAs to mix it with. For this example we will use the following: - Stylized Fantasy Iconic Imagery - Vibrant Storybook Illustration - Classic 3D Realism

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Once you have your composition ready select 'Save Blend'

Review some Tips:

1. Where the Reference Image for Image to image comes from:

  • Prompting
  • Free drawing in Scenario's Sketch feature
  • Any image or smartphone photo

2. Sketch details to the reference image to generate desired colors

3. Take an output and pass it through again as a Reference Image


Step 7: Create a scene with Sketch


In the Prompt field write a Prompt that describes your sketch:

TreeMan stands on a rock in the forest

Continue to pass your generations through as a Reference Image and add more details with sketch:


Additional Examples: