Creativity beyond ChatGPT: Generative AI in art, music and elsewhere in Nepal for 2023

Generative AI example made using AI. Photo: Instant Art
Generative AI example made using AI. Photo: Instant Art

Artificial intelligence (AI), a human-made system of intelligence, has created a base for the new age of creativity in Nepal and across the world now. With the increasing number of AI users, not just technology professionals but people in other professions too are also adopting it.

Among different AI uses, generative AI is now being used in creative aspects such as art, music, animation, video editing, designing and game development. It has now even been taken for entertainment purposes. People are using it as a way to learn new things such as vector art, realistic art, music development and video editing.

Generative AI basically analyses existing structures and patterns. Then, using machine learning algorithms, it creates new and original content. There are many generative AI tools and techniques, taking the AI world by storm.

Here is a list of generative AI websites for you to try and use yourself for art, music and beyond.

1. ChatGPT

The first on the list and the most popular currently in generative AI, which recently crossed over 100 million users, is ChatGPT. ChatGPT is a highly advanced generative AI language model that is currently making significant strides in the world. Created by OpenAI, it has been trained on massive amounts of text data from diverse sources, which has enabled it to generate highly contextual responses to users’ inputs.

chatgpt introduction prompt
Representational image. Photo: Pexels/ Hatice Baran

With its sophisticated natural language processing algorithms, ChatGPT is capable of producing texts that closely resemble human speech and writing. Its advanced statistical models enable it to generate text on a wide range of topics, from general knowledge and news to more specialised areas such as science, technology and business.

For example, we told ChatGPT to write a poem on generative AI, which it delivered as:

Behold the Generative AI,
A marvel of man’s creation,
Born of data and code,
A digital incarnation.

With the power to create and inspire,
It conjures art beyond compare,
A symphony of ones and zeroes,
A new realm of beauty to share.

Yet some question what lies ahead,
As we blur the line between man and machine,
Will it serve or replace us, they ponder,
As we enter an age yet unseen.

It is a simple but sweet poem that the ChatGPT wrote itself. These can be helpful for people to gather ideas and play with words.

2. Midjourney

Midjourney is an AI program and service that has been created by an independent research lab based in San Francisco. This AI technology has the ability to generate images from natural language descriptions or “prompts” that users enter into a chatbot on the Discord app.

The AI uses these prompts to create initial thumbnails of the requested images, which can then be upscaled to full quality using additional credits. These services are available to users within a short timeframe of around one minute.

A photo generated by Midjourney AI. Photo: Midjourney
A photo generated by Midjourney AI. Photo: Midjourney

To start using Midjourney, you need to have a Discord account and link up with the website. Then, click on any of the newbie channels and start using the simple commands given by the server. You can make any kind of art using this generative AI with the best quality.

3. DALL-E 2

Another on the list of generative AI tools from the same company, OpenAI, is DALLE-E 2. DALL-E 2 is an AI program that uses deep learning algorithms to create images from textual descriptions. To generate these images, DALL-E utilises a large neural network called GPT-3 that has been pre-trained on a massive dataset of images and their corresponding textual descriptions.

Realistic image created by DALLE-E.
Realistic image created by DALLE-E.

When a user inputs a textual description into DALL-E, the program analyses the text and generates a corresponding image that matches the description. For instance, if a user inputs a description like “a bird with the body of a pineapple,” DALL-E would generate an image of a bird with a pineapple-shaped body. DALL-E is also capable of creating surreal and imaginative images that cannot be replicated in real life.

Despite its impressive capabilities, DALL-E is still a research project and is not yet widely available for commercial use. Nevertheless, the development of DALL-E represents a significant milestone in the field of artificial intelligence and holds tremendous potential for various industries.

With further advancements in AI, DALL-E and other similar programs have the potential to revolutionise the fields of advertising, design, and entertainment by enabling the creation of unique and imaginative visuals that were once only possible through human creativity.


Music composition has also been popular with generative AI tools and websites. Out of many such resources, AIVA AI is a popular choice. AIVA, short for Artificial Intelligence Virtual Artist, is a generative AI music composition tool that creates original music pieces based on user input. Developed by a Luxembourg-based startup, AIVA utilises deep learning algorithms to analyse and understand music, which enables it to create compositions that are similar in style to those of classical composers.


Using AIVA, users can input parameters such as tempo, mood, and instrumentation, and the AI generates a custom music track that fits the user’s criteria. AIVA is designed to cater to a range of use cases, from creating background music for videos to composing soundtracks for films and games. Its ability to create original music pieces that are both high-quality and royalty-free has made it a popular tool among music producers, composers, and businesses.

So what?

The advancements in generative AI are revolutionising various industries worldwide. Its ability to create music pieces and realistic images from textual descriptions is unleashing a new realm of possibilities for innovation and creativity. As AI technology evolves, the potential uses and impacts on the future are limitless. Despite the ethical considerations and challenges to overcome, the potential benefits of generative AI make it a critical area of research and development for individuals, businesses, and researchers alike. Overall, it is an exciting time for generative AI and its potential to reshape our world.

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