This AI-generated advertising is creeping me out

Paintings of chickens created by AI
(Image credit: 10 Days)

The use of AI to create digital art is becoming a worrisome hot topic for many professional artists. The rise of AI that can create incredible and creative paintings could put artists out of work; that's the fear. But AI art isn't yet taking over, in fact some of it is absolutely horrific. Seriously, these images would give Salvador Dalí nightmares.

We've seen big tech brands enter the AI art space and some, such as DALL-E 2 and Google's Imagen, are certainly impressive, though I'd question if they can truly replicate human expression. 

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Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.