MidJourney: General Resources

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Tool Resources[edit | edit source]

These resources all deal with tooling type concerns - how to do use MidJourney, how ML art works, etc.

Official Resources - GO READ THESE FIRST[edit | edit source]

Link Name URL Notes
Official Midjourney Documentation & Guide https://midjourney.gitbook.io/docs/ The official docs! Go read these first!

Official Discord Resources[edit | edit source]

Link Name URL Notes
#PromptCraft https://discord.com/channels/662267976984297473/992207085146222713 A great place to start for Prompt Help!
#PromptCraft FAQ https://discord.com/channels/662267976984297473/996170079102312468 The PromptCraft FAQ thread
#PromptCraft Prompt Clips https://discord.com/channels/662267976984297473/1003020682260647996 The PromptCraft Prompt Clips thread

Non-MidJourney Help Guides[edit | edit source]

Link Name URL Notes
How to Follow the Greats How to find and follow some of the great artists you see in Discord within MidJourney.

Prompting[edit | edit source]

This section deals with creating and understanding prompts.

General Prompt Guides[edit | edit source]

These guides help you understand some general prompt craft subject (punctuation, image prompts, etc).

Link Name URL Notes
Understanding MJ Prompts https://sites.google.com/view/understanding-mj-prompts/home?authuser=0 Great breakdown of prompt styles and weights
Image Prompting and You https://docs.google.com/document/d/13c8Ci-8kU2PVZu6DKghlhOOrbf4kmtc9xxCJAnPqvC0 Walkthroughs for face prompting, style transfer, image mockups
Orb Weaver Punctuation https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-otCITZ4MX9g4NWwfuiB6Nzym7cZe0Wkybs_Mh5CpqY/edit Guide that shows impact of punctuation using "orb" and "weaver"
Midjourney’s way of dealing with the :: separator https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vAicBgVdK9iwS8240D1wK3agt4suln_mKyhezMvapaw Guide from Patchouli
Troubleshooting Midjourney Text Prompts https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRHOxyEb-ERGi-BdZM8Z_piEP54m4HwO0z8scjmEurEp2UZVA6rFxvyKd15elYVHUWfP1oSA4CQFwxr/pub Guide from clarinet
Reusable Recipe Shortcuts Ways to make your recipes more easily reusable.
Prompter's Visual Notebook https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mHNmln2xPp4QA8Ie-RR4LeXna8IrrbPwMBJ3tcpvFoo/view Full of notes on Midjourney and Prompter itself
Tokenized's Midjourney Prompts https://tokenizedhq.com/midjourney-prompts/ A guide to good text-to-image prompts and some examples
Multiprompting in V4 Multiprompting How multiprompting works

Specific Prompt Guides[edit | edit source]

These guides help you achieve a specific look or image.

Name Link Notes
Clarinet's Puppet Method https://bit.ly/Clarinet-MJ-Puppets A method to create and reuse a "character" which you can use for different artwork
Recursive image improvement, with bot code https://cattail.nu/midjourney/echo-llama/index.html Guide from Slate#4353, inspired by Zelrik#0969
Cartooning How to get cartoon-like results from MidJourney (and some additional tools).
Using Your Picture How to make a picture of yourself with additional terms in MidJourney.
Create a Comic Book Page https://cattail.nu/photoshop-comic/ Guide from Slate#4353 on using Photoshop and MidJourney to make a Comic Book page.
MidJourney: Fantasy Medieval Weapons Guide - Art Mechanicum Guide from #Hys8260 on using MidJourney to create Medieval Weapons,
Faces and Skin colors Discord Image Link Guide from Mabus Tiefsee on working with faces!

Prompt Exploration[edit | edit source]

The below are less guides or help documents, more research type documents exploring a topic or topics.

Name Link Notes
Does Prompt Order Matter? Exploration of whether prompt order matters to Midjourney for equally weighted prompts.
Midjourney: Essential Word Guide https://docs.google.com/document/d/11H9aDzu0al-wlLm2B4S5BwBdzW9gs5nH5dGloXKUPhI/edit Guide on words and phrases that are change prompts significantly!
Midjourney Render Words https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1EMsdwRGyRDTBmJ2yrx2ibEs3KJI5xAQV3kySdIadBFc/edit Guide with examples of multiple render words applied to various base prompts

Styles[edit | edit source]

This section deals with helping you understand and/or generate things in a particular style.

Style Guides - General[edit | edit source]

Each of the below has a large set of examples of things in different styles to help you understand MidJourney.

Name Link Notes
Willwulfken’s Midjourney Style & Resource Guide https://github.com/willwulfken/MidJourney-Styles-and-Keywords-Reference
MidJourney Brainstorm by T. L. Ford https://cattail.nu/midjourney/ Prompt Generator & Style Examples of Cats
Rex Wang’s MidJourney Resource Guide, Prompt /Style Examples, and Prompt Generator https://rexwang8.github.io/resource/ai/generator



MidJourney Style Guide -- by LiviaTheodora https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/117kRRXZFYkRM-QFt7yt6hRLQrg0n3mAMvk7RY3JyXhQ Visual Style spreadsheet
Robomar#9736's Midjourney Style Chart and Visual Guide https://static.miraheze.org/artmechanicumwiki/a/a3/Midjourney_Style_Chart_-_Visual_Guide-min.png Shows "woman, <prompt>" with different styles
MJ Grids for Adjectives Applied to Fantasy Creatures https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-G_CF4339k0sQL8hvprl2Komjg3Y7jkceS8MOs0aasw Great resource for adjective use with fantasy creatures as references.
Digitonaut’s Guide on Deviantart: “MidJourney: 106 styles for your portraits” https://www.deviantart.com/digitonaut/journal/MidJourney-106-styles-for-your-portraits-1-2-924413942 Examples of styles with pictures
AI Art Creation Wiki & Resource Guide https://aiartcreation.fandom.com/wiki/AI_Art_Creation_Wiki Style Examples of Volcanos
MidJourney Roses (WIP) https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Rq_ofiP6sg9rA8MlN2uJBlRsG8rdGaBg-yjPDzM44qw/ Examples of roses. Work in progress.
Andrei Kovalev's Midjourney Styles Library https://ckovalev.com/midjourney-ai/styles List of Artists and Techniques understood by MidJourney
Midjourney v4 Styles Library https://ckovalev.com/midjourney-ai/illustrators Reference of Illustrators

Artist Styles[edit | edit source]

The below explore various artists applied as part of your prompt.

Name Link Notes
Artist Visual Style Encyclopedia by Sincarnate https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10i9Ip8tVSERAuMWbc6-H6BUFCoUGOQ91YzDvX--c4bk Artist reference sheet
Artist Reference Comparison Spreadsheet https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VsKv6DlSLFfFpOYUXed8Z4yHomS1R-uKfIYJD93Bt84/edit#gid=0
Artist Visual Style Encyclopedia by MJ Community https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1cm6239gw1XvvDMRtazV6txa9pnejpKkM5z24wRhhFz0 Community owned Artist Visual Style spreadsheet (updated for v3)
Midjourney Artist Influence Reference Sheets https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/0/d/1h6H2CqjLdZMbLjlz6EHwemfO4fkIzAfWtjRAMSa2KHE/htmlview Artist reference sheet

Photography[edit | edit source]

These resources focus on photographic terms or photographers as styles.

Name Link Notes
portrait experiments https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1J1SI3hC1DQf4jYD3myxfmEA5DVH2z4JUQt0IlsfCd0w A set of experiment images with photographers styles mixed with specific times/places
MidJourney Photo Exploration by Decade and More by JustOurStyle#5471 https://imgur.com/a/ACSJzE5 An exploration of photographic styles by decade (using an aztec temple in the jungle)
MidJourney Photo Exploration by Decade (Halloween Costumes) https://imgur.com/gallery/FqVnzUu An exploration of photographic styles by decade (using halloween costumes)
Midjourney Photography Resource https://github.com/ymgenesis/Midjourney-Photography-Resource A resource with MidJourney v2 examples of different photography terms. Useful source of photography terms to try.

Architecture[edit | edit source]

These resources focus on architecture terms or architects as styles.

Name Link Notes
Recognized Architectural Styles (by Wheatlez#9194) https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1029yD1REXEq8V47XgfRm8GQby8JXnwGNlWOL17Lz6J4/ A set of experiment images with architecture styles and style subtype examples

Tools[edit | edit source]

Prompt Generators[edit | edit source]

These are links to tools which can help you create the prompt you want, or explore more randomly.

Link Name URL Notes
Peter W. Szabo’s Promptomania Prompt Generator https://promptomania.com/prompt-builder/
MidJourney Brainstorm by T. L. Ford https://cattail.nu/midjourney/
Rex Wang’s Prompt Generator https://rexwang8.github.io/resource/ai/generator
MidJourney Prompt Generator https://midjourneypromptgenerator.rogerenand.com/
Prompter by Shane McGeehan https://www.thedreamingstate.com/portfolio/art/prompter/

Other MidJourney Resources[edit | edit source]

Link Name URL Notes
LiviaTheodora's Midjourney References https://sites.google.com/view/liviatheodoramidjourney/home Assortment of links and resources for MidJourney
Midjourney AI Art School Wiki https://midjourney-ai-art-school.fandom.com/wiki/Midjourney_AI_Art_School_Wiki Fandom site with Midjourney information
AIHub's Unofficial Midjourney Community Wiki https://mj.aihub.gg/ MKDocs based site generated from github documentation.

How to make Midjourney prompts with ChatGPT

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