If there’s one factor I hate about holidays, it is choosing postcards. Do not get me unsuitable — I like handing them out to my family members however there’s one particular side of it that I discover so tedious: The precise design.
I do not find out about you however I’ve gotten bored with the overused Hallmark stuff.
Sadly, I could not actually do something about it since I am not a creative particular person. I wished to place my very own aptitude into my vacation greetings however I could not design my very own till one thing occurred during the last yr.
Synthetic intelligence not solely bought smarter, however it additionally bought much more artistic. Designs that have been solely in my head may change into actuality with only a single immediate. Truthfully, it is an early Christmas miracle that I have been capable of design my very own postcards.
And truthfully anybody can do it.
I spent a couple of minutes in DALL-E and located a bunch of prompts you should utilize to create some stunning vacation postcards.
Superior Vacation Postcard Prompts
Every vacation could have three prompts: one asking for a easy postcard design for that specific vacation and two modified prompts.
Christmas & New 12 months’s Eve
Immediate: A singular Christmas postcard design
An artwork deco-style postcard that includes a glamorous Christmas Eve get together set
within the roaring Nineteen Twenties with flapper vogue and Gatsby-inspired decor.
A postcard that showcases a multicultural Christmas celebration,
that includes various traditions and festive parts from around the globe.
A whimsical Christmas postcard design set indoors,
within the type of classic youngsters’s books.
Immediate: A singular Halloween postcard design
An intricate, classic Halloween postcard. The scene contains a whimsically carved pumpkin
with a big, grinning face. A black cat sporting a witch’s hat. A crescent moon. It should be set
throughout underneath a dusky twilight sky crammed with stars. The border of the postcard
is ornamental with an early Twentieth-century aesthetic, and the general tone is considered one of
playful however creepy, old school Halloween celebration.
A Halloween postcard impressed by Tarot playing cards. It should characteristic an outdated and creepy mansion.
Infuse the cardboard with a way of dread and suspense.
A Halloween postcard impressed by classic Halloween illustration with a textured paper background.
Add a silhouette of a two youngsters in old school Halloween costumes,
each holding pumpkin sweet baskets. Embellish the scene with fallen
autumn leaves and a way of spooky nostalgia.
Immediate: A singular Thanksgiving postcard design
A postcard design that includes an autumnal equinox celebration with sturdy Thanksgiving themes, in a mystical, fantasy artwork type.
A Thanksgiving postcard design that includes harvest pageant at a barn, with quilt patterns adorning the panorama, in a folks artwork type.
A Thanksgiving vacation postcard that includes whimsical woodland creatures sharing a Thanksgiving feast, in a storybook illustration.
Chinese language New 12 months
Immediate: A singular Chinese language New 12 months postcard design
A Chinese language New 12 months postcard design impressed serene and minimalist ink wash portray
depicting a quiet household dinner for Chinese language New 12 months, with refined pink accents.
A Chinese language New 12 months postcard design that includes a vibrant watercolor scene of a
bustling Lunar New 12 months market in Beijing with pink lanterns and dragon dancers,
within the type of conventional Chinese language portray.
A Chinese language New 12 months postcard design that includes a magical realism scene the place
the Jade Emperor observes Chinese language New 12 months celebrations from the clouds,
with a mixture of celestial and earthly festivities.
Immediate: A singular Valentine’s Day postcard design
A Valentine’s Day postcard design based mostly on a watercolor illustration of a Parisian road,
with a concentrate on a quaint café the place a pair is toasting with glasses of wine,
the Eiffel Tower within the background
A A Valentine’s Day postcard design based mostly on an summary composition of
swirling colours in shades of pink, pink, and gold, with silhouettes of a pair in a
loving embrace, the patterns forming a refined coronary heart form on the middle.
A Valentine’s Day postcard design that includes a whimsical backyard with heart-shaped flowers
underneath a pink and orange twilight sky, with two paper origami cranes sitting on a bench.
Immediate: A singular Father’s Day postcard design
A Father’s Day postcard that includes a hyper-realistic illustration on a postcard depicting
a father educating a toddler to trip a motorcycle at sundown, with the phrases
‘Comfortable Father’s Day’ glowing within the twilight.
A stupendous, rustic, folks artwork type Father’s Day postcard displaying a father and little one planting a tree.
A Japanese ukiyo-e type postcard depicting a father educating his little one to fish,
with kanji characters for ‘Power and Endurance”
Immediate: A singular Mom’s Day postcard design
A postcard based mostly on an impressionistic oil portray of a mom and kid’s silhouette in opposition to
a vibrant sundown over the ocean, with ‘Love You, Mother’ written within the sand.
A classic Nineteen Fifties-style Mom’s Day card that includes a traditional kitchen scene however with a feminist twist.
A Mom’s Day postcard that includes a watercolor scene of a mom deer
and fawn in a sun-dappled forest clearing, with ‘Comfortable Mom’s Day.”
A Few Reminders
Though it’s miles higher than Midjourney and Secure Diffusion, at all times remember that DALL-E 3 nonetheless isn’t that good at textual content technology. Scroll up and test what number of spelt the title of their holidays accurately.
I like to recommend utilizing picture editors resembling Photoshop alongside DALL-E 3 to scrub up any errors. Additionally keep in mind in the case of creating pictures your self, try to be as detailed as attainable with DALL-E 3.
Seek the advice of artwork guides to discover a type you wish to replicate and embody them in your immediate. In the event you don’t know craft one, use GPT-4V(ision) to generate prompts for postcards you discover on-line.
It might take some time and an entire lot of persistence however, when you grasp DALL-E 3, you may make gorgeous vacation postcards your self. Within the meantime, you should utilize or tweak any of those prompts to your liking! Hope this helps!