A prompt is a short text phrase that Alpaca interprets to produce an image. Your prompt can have significant impact on your outcomes, so we’ll spend a bit of time here learning the fundamentals of how to write a good one.
As a general rule, an effective prompt should roughly follow the structure of the following:
a [medium] of [subject], in the style of [style reference] [perspective], [emphasis], [modifiers]
Below are some examples of each component:
We’ve combined some of the examples from the component lists above to create some sample prompts for you to try out. Continue to remix and add to them as you like!
a 3D render of an alien spaceship, futuristic, sci-fi, AAA game art, exterior view, white panels, sleek design, 8k, HD, majestic, awe-inspiring
a woodblock print of a bonsai tree, linocut, risograph, blue ink, linework, simple lines, grainy paper, calm, serene
an illustration of a cozy alleyway, 90s anime, manga, sunset colors, golden lighting, foliage, flowers, and vines, calm, serene