In recent years, AI-generated art has emerged as a new field of art, with AI algorithms being used to create artworks that are often indistinguishable from those created by humans. This new form of art has been met with both excitement and controversy. Some people have raised concerns that AI-generated art could eventually replace human artists, but many artists are embracing AI technology and finding ways to adapt it to their own creative practice. I believe that smart artists would take this advancement in AI as an opportunity to make use of it and create even more creative and interesting artwork.
In my previous article, I explained How to Get Started with the AI Art Generation. In this article, I will go through 5 ways to earn money from AI-generated artwork (created using DALL·E 2, Midjourney & Stable Diffusion).
5 Ways to Earn Money from AI-Generated Artwork:
1. Create and Sell AI-Generated Graphic Elements
There are all sorts of graphics that you can make using AI tools to sell online. The most popular ones include illustrations, textures, patterns, website backgrounds, mobile wallpapers, and paintings. There are a few ways to make money from selling graphics. The most common is to sell them online through a stock image website or an online marketplace. For example, Creative market is a great marketplace for selling photos and graphics. Another one is Etsy which is an e-commerce website for selling various products including photos and paintings. Other stock image websites for selling your artwork are Adobe Stock, Shutterstock, and iStock Photo. Finally, you can also create your own website and sell your graphics through it.
2. Create AI-generated Art for Print-on-Demand
Another way to make money from your AI-generated graphics is to create print-on-demand products. This means that you create a design and then upload it to a website like Zazzle, TeeSpring, Printify, RedBubble, or CafePress. These websites will then print your design onto a variety of products, such as t-shirts, mugs, posters, notebooks, and phone cases. You will earn a commission on each sale.
Here’s some example of AI-generated artwork I created shown on print-on-demand products:
3. Sell AI Art Generation As a Service
You can also sell your AI-generated artwork as a service directly to businesses or individuals who need them for their own projects. If you’re interested in making money from selling graphics, the best place to start is by creating a portfolio. This will show off your skills and give potential buyers an idea of the sorts of designs you can create. Once you have a portfolio, you can start selling your graphic design service on websites like Upwork or Fiverr. To get an idea of how much you can charge browse for some graphic design jobs such as 2D concept artist. You could make some good money very quickly because there’s no limit to what you can charge for art.
4. Create and Sell NFT Collection
The next option for things that you can do with AI-generated art is you can create a collection of NFTs. NFTs are digital assets that are stored on a blockchain. They can represent anything from a piece of digital art to a virtual world. You can earn money from NFTs by buying, selling, or creating them. If you want to create NFTs, you can do so by using a blockchain platform like Ethereum. You will need to create a smart contract to store your NFT on the blockchain. It’s possible to create a wonderful collection of iterative NFTs with AI technologies.
5. Create content about AI Art
If you’re a good writer or content creator, you can make money by starting a blog or YouTube channel. You can then earn money from your blog or YouTube channel by selling advertising space, affiliate marketing, or through paid subscriptions. You can also earn money by writing sponsored posts. You can create courses or workshops to teach AI art generation. There are many online learning platforms, such as Udemy, where you can host your course and start earning some money by selling your content. Alternatively, you may also share your content on a blog, podcast, or YouTube channel. Once you have a reasonable number of viewers, you can earn some money through advertising, affiliate marketing, or selling your own products.
With the great power of generative AI, you can generate ideas, create the content script, turn that into voice narration and even create a video from it!!! ALL done by the use of AI Tool. In this article, I will explain how you can use to generate the script/content, voiceover, and video using popular AI tools.
Bonus: 10 Ways to Earn Money from ChatGPT AI
ChatGPT is an AI-powered platform for creating, analysing and curating content. It can be used to generate income in a number of ways, from chatbot development to content creation and curation, translation, and marketing. In this article, I’ll discuss 10 ways you can use ChatGPT to make money from AI-generated content, with some examples.