Allen did not use a digital brush for the painting, but it was made with the help of AI. Sharing her artwork on social media platform Discord, Ellen wrote, ‘After a gap of one month, I have come up with a very exciting announcement about my personal project which I created using MidJourney. I am looking for a special prompt which I will bring to the fore in the future.
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Allen lost on social media even after winning
Ellen, who won a major contest with her picture, is seen as a loser on social media. People are outraged that a digitally created painting has won first prize in an art competition. Sharing Ellen’s post, an artist wrote, ‘A person takes part in a contest with an AI-generated photo and wins the first prize.’ The latest controversy is part of a long-running debate over whether AI is killing creative jobs.
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A Twitter user compared it to a motorcycle winning a horse race. Another person called it the ‘death of art’. At the same time, another said that there are many people who have ideas but they cannot take them out on canvas. It is great that AI has given such people a chance, but still it cannot be accepted as art. Critics of AI, artists around the world have expressed concern over the issue.