Another Style GAN tool that takes a sentence you give it and artificial intellgence creates your picture. Here I said "Boris Johnson looking like a pig". The result isn't always what you expected but they are always interesting in someway.
Fabulous little bookmarklet that makes searching for CC images easy.
The latest version of this fantastic image editor. Has fantastic tools for isolating a part of an image.
"Paint" with text, creating pyschedelic textures.
A great tool to make "polygonal" art.
As you type, A.I finds artefacts in its collection that matches what you have written.
Tool that uses A.I to upscale the size of smaller images, hopefully without losing detail
A.I drawing assistant. You rough out your sketch, let A.I add the detail.
Photo clean-up tool
This wonderful flag making tool lets you start from all the world's flags, or add Wikimedia commons graphics.
See also, this catalogue of imaginary flags.
Wonderful image editor
Remove an item from a photo seamlessly and easily.
Web-based. Remove backgrounds from images easily.
A 3D world in which your doodles are automatically animated
Turns your webcam into an effects booth.
Tools to adjust batches of images, such as face removal (this looks handy)
If you need to hide all the faces in a photo, this app will help.
A utility that converts audio, movies and images into various formats. Looks useful.
Uses A.I to make a small image bigger without going all pixelated.
Mosaic is a visual thinking toolkit made by artists, for artists. It is a visual patching creative-coding tool.
As it says on the site, "A SIMPLE YET SECRETLY POWERFUL PAINTING APP".
Absolutely amazing little image mush-up tool. Go give it a whirl.
Lovely little flipbook animation maker (slight shame about the gridlines. See also Pencil, the desktop app)
Create zooming gifs.
A text to image tool. I put in "Digital Skills and Creativity at the University of York" and got this.
Lots of interesting brushes
Paint your own chimera with some help from A.I
Nice flipbook animation tool, but NO EXPORT option. Also requires Flash.
A collection of various text-to-image tools, often Google Colab files for creating unusual images.
Another few excellent tools here too (including a tool up upsize small images)
I'm really not sure how to describe this image editor. Like nothing you've every seen. Just go give it a go.
Text-to-Image Google Colab notebook. Run all the code sections, add your text, and get an image AND a movie.
A strange tool for creating symettrical patterns
Start drawing, AI finishes it
Bring any photograph to life with A.I.
Really nice and simple SVG vector-based drawing editor.
Rasturbator is fabulous tool. It chops up your image so that you can print it on twenty or thirty pages, glue them together to fill an entire wall.
Mac and iOS only I'm afraid, but a very cool vector editing tool.
Fabulous sketching app for iOS and Android.
Great text-to-image tool that uses Stable Diffusion or Dall-e.
Create images that move, or change when you do.
A brilliant tool to morph between two images. You plot the points, it generates a gif file.
Strange drawing suggestion tool
Use A.I to generate images from text
Great image editor
Free image hosting. Useful if you're using Twine or similar.
An updated Creative Commons search engine (sponsored by Wordpress). Much better.
A really interesting collection of image tools to do really unusual things. Worth a play. Go make art.
Unusual toy with which you can paint in 3D on a disappearing canvas. Interesting.
Amazing A.I. tool that lets you define the text for painted areas of an image. A.I then fills in and blends a generated image into the image you have uploaded.
Make gifs and images with a heap of bizarre effects
Make lovely abstract background images
Let A.I evolve you a picture. Great fun and you get some weird stuff.
Totally easy way to make crazy graphic effects.
Visual node-based graphics editor
Remove annoying watermarks from images.
Image resizing for social media
Really unusual paint tool.
Designed to blend, or morph, faces together, I added an elephant's eye and got this strange output.
This tool generates lovely Chinese ink scrolls of landscapes.
Another text-to-image tool
A tool that "relights" a photo using A.I
Nimp is like Apple Quartz Designer, or Touch Designer. A web-based flow diagram image editor. Interesting.
Lots of high end GLSL graphics tools use this model to create special effects, this tool might be a good introduction to the concepts.
Collaboratively create HUGE pixel art.
A slow, but create Google Colab Notebook that turns text into images.
A really nice style transfer thingy. You type in a sentence and it makes an image.
Painting tool with some interesting brushes
An handy extension for the Chrome browser that lets you screenshot the page and save it with cropping or full page.
Create your own pulp fiction cover. Loads of fun.
Amazing project that turns words into images.
Interesting idea for a zine. Also, nice use of black and white and ONE colour
Lewis Hackett makes sci-fi covers with A.I and even links to the Colab notebooks so you can make your own.
Really interesting article explaining some of the ideas and concepts behind CryptoArt.
Design and Arts news and interviews
Fantastic zooming interface to an archive collection of photographs.
Each one like a digital Rothko. I like these.
Collection of punk artist's work.
Huge collection of old illustrations of science, literature and art.
Lovely photos of the INSIDES of instruments
Nice collection of black and white images made with MacPaint and Hypercard. (See also, Hypercard at archive.org).
Just a lovely collection of print designs.
An Art Gallery Created By Artificial Intelligence
Wonderful collection of images made from text
Some of the most incredible photos ever. Go explore.
A fascinating look at a film in storyboard format.
Krita is a free alternative to Photoshop
Collection of unpopulated sets from the BBC.
A Flickr collection of equirectangular images, many of which are Creative Commons licenced for use in your own VR creations.
Lots more here.
Great collection of Creative Commons images and vectors to download and use if you credit the creators.
Note: As ever, watch out for sponsored links at the top of the page for paid images. And use the Filters to find what you want.
Europeana provides access to millions of books, music, artworks and more – with sophisticated search and filter tools to help you find what you’re looking for.
Age appropriate creative commons image search engine.