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How Stable Diffusion Saves Time in 3D Conceptual Design

Updated: Mar 7, 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making waves in the world of 3D art creation in recent years. However, in this past year we’ve seen tremendous development of AI tools that have made the possible applications virtually boundless.


One of the most exciting developments in this field is the use of stable diffusion processes. This cutting-edge technology has the potential to revolutionize the way we create 3D art, making it faster, more efficient, and more striking than ever before by taking text prompts and turning them into concept imagery.





Dream Textures is a plug-in that allows artists to easily create a wide range of realistic textures, including those for metal, wood, fabric, and more by bringing the power of stable diffusion directly into Blender 3D. It can also generate images to be applied as textures onto raw geometry. This is made possible through the use of AI algorithms that simulate the way light interacts with different materials and geometries. Artists are empowered to create highly detailed textures that are virtually indistinguishable from real-world materials, without the need for extensive knowledge of advanced texturing techniques.


The video you see above is an animation created from crude 3d models, which were then enhanced through two separate processes. Stable diffusion utilizes AI algorithms to simulate the way light interacts with surfaces and materials. This allows for the creation of highly realistic 3D models that are virtually indistinguishable from real-world objects.



A benefit of stable diffusion is that it allows for the creation of highly detailed models with minimal input. With traditional methods, it can be very difficult to create 3D models that are highly detailed and realistic. With stable diffusion, the AI algorithms are able to automatically generate highly detailed models with minimal input from the artist. The blocks shown above are all the modeling that was required for this process.


Traditional methods of 3D art creation often involve a lot of trial and error, with artists having to manually adjust various parameters to achieve the desired results. With stable diffusion, the AI algorithms take care of many of these tasks, allowing artists to focus on the creative aspects of their work. Several iterations of



Overall, the use of stable diffusion in conjunction with plugins such as Dream Textures is a powerful combination that allows artists to create highly detailed and realistic 3D models with minimal effort. As these technologies continue to evolve, we can expect to see even more exciting developments in the field of 3D art creation in the future.


By using stable diffusion, artists can create simple 3D models with photorealistic details. The artist can then model these details onto the base model by sculpting based off the photorealistic images applied to it. Stable diffusion can also be used for the final render pass like a filter to ad another level of quality and style. This includes the way light reflects off of different materials, the way shadows are cast, and the way surfaces interact with different types of light.


In conclusion, stable diffusion is a powerful AI-based process that has the potential to revolutionize the way we create 3D art. With its ability to create highly detailed and realistic models with minimal input, it has the potential to greatly improve the efficiency and accuracy of the 3D art creation process. We are excited to see how this technology will continue to evolve and improve in the future.


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