How To Use MidJourney "Privately" By Creating Your Own Discord Server

Phil Svitek
3 Mar 202303:49

TLDRIn this video, Phil from Speedtech 360 explains how to use MidJourney's AI image creation tool privately by setting up your own Discord server. Initially, when you sign up for MidJourney, you join their Discord channel where you can start creating images in newcomer rooms. This is beneficial for learning as you can observe others' commands and creations. However, for those who prefer privacy or want to avoid the clutter of collective creation, Phil demonstrates how to create a personal Discord server and invite the MidJourney bot. He walks viewers through the process of adding a server on Discord, naming it, and then adding the MidJourney bot to it. Once done, you can use the AI tool privately, making it an ideal solution for personal projects or when you want to keep your creative process to yourself.

Takeaways

  • πŸ“ Sign up for MidJourney to access their AI image creation tool via their Discord channel.
  • πŸ‘₯ Start by using MidJourney in a newcomer room where you can observe others' commands and creations.
  • πŸ‘€ Benefit from the collective environment to learn the 'language' of the AI tool and see various results from different inputs.
  • 🎨 For privacy or when working on personal projects, consider using MidJourney in a private setting to avoid others seeing your work.
  • πŸ› οΈ Create your own Discord server to use MidJourney privately by inviting the MidJourney bot into your server.
  • πŸ” Go to Discord, add a server, and name it as you wish to create a space for your private use.
  • πŸ€– Invite the MidJourney bot to your newly created server by following the instructions on the MidJourney website.
  • βœ… Authorize the MidJourney bot and confirm you are not a human to start using it in your private server.
  • πŸ“ˆ Use the bot to input prompts and create images just like in MidJourney's public Discord, but now privately.
  • 🀝 If you have a team or collaborators, you can invite them to your private server for a more focused creative environment.
  • πŸ“’ If you have questions, engage with the community by commenting or reaching out on social media.
  • πŸŽ‰ Enjoy the benefits of using MidJourney in a private Discord server tailored to your needs and projects.

Q & A

  • What is the purpose of using MidJourney's AI image creation tool?

    -The purpose of using MidJourney's AI image creation tool is to generate images based on textual prompts, which can be used for personal projects or creative exploration.

  • How does one initially access MidJourney's AI tool?

    -Upon signing up for MidJourney, users are directed to their Discord channel, which is the platform used to interact with and utilize the AI tool.

  • What are the benefits of starting in a newcomer room on MidJourney's Discord?

    -Newcomer rooms allow users to observe others' commands and results, which helps in learning the 'language' of the AI tool and understanding how to create desired images.

  • Why might someone want to create their own Discord server for using MidJourney?

    -Creating a personal Discord server allows users to have a private space to generate images without others seeing their work, which is useful for privacy or when working on personal projects.

  • How does one create their own Discord server for MidJourney?

    -To create a personal Discord server, one goes to Discord, selects 'add a server', and follows the prompts to create a new server, which can then be named and set up as desired.

  • What is the process of inviting the MidJourney bot to a personal Discord server?

    -After creating the server, the user goes to the MidJourney website, clicks on 'MidJourney bot', selects 'add to server', chooses the newly created server, and authorizes it.

  • What is the advantage of using MidJourney in a personal Discord server?

    -The advantage is the ability to use the AI image creation tool in a private environment, which can be beneficial for focusing on one's own work without the distraction of others' content.

  • Can you invite friends or collaborators to your personal Discord server for MidJourney?

    -Yes, after creating the server, you can invite friends or collaborators to join the server, allowing for a shared workspace if desired.

  • What does the MidJourney bot do once it's added to a personal Discord server?

    -The MidJourney bot allows users to input prompts and generate images within their personal Discord server, functioning similarly to how it does on MidJourney's own Discord.

  • How does one input prompts to generate images with the MidJourney bot in a personal Discord server?

    -Once the MidJourney bot is added and authorized, users can input textual prompts directly into the Discord server's chat, and the bot will generate images based on those prompts.

  • What are some potential downsides to using MidJourney in a public Discord channel?

    -Potential downsides include a lack of privacy, as others can see your work, and the possibility of getting lost in the volume of content created by many users at the same time.

  • How can one get support or ask questions about using MidJourney?

    -Users can ask questions or seek support by commenting on the video or reaching out to the creator, Phil speedtech 360, on social media.

Outlines

00:00

🎨 Introduction to Mid-Journey's AI Image Tool

Phil, a creative coach, introduces the audience to Mid-Journey's AI image creation tool. He explains the process of signing up for Mid-Journey, which directs users to their Discord channel. This is the primary means of utilizing the tool. New users start in a newcomer room where they can observe others' commands and creations, which is beneficial for learning the 'new language' of the tool. However, for those who wish to work privately or find the collective space overwhelming, Phil suggests creating a personal Discord server and inviting the Mid-Journey bot into it.

Mindmap

Keywords

πŸ’‘MidJourney

MidJourney refers to an AI image creation tool that is integrated with Discord, allowing users to generate images through text prompts. In the video, the creator discusses how to use this tool privately by creating a personal Discord server, which is significant for maintaining privacy and control over one's creative process.

πŸ’‘Discord Server

A Discord server is a virtual space on the Discord platform where users can communicate via text, voice, and video. In the context of the video, creating a personal Discord server is a way to use MidJourney's AI image creation tool without sharing the process with others, providing a private environment for creative work.

πŸ’‘AI Image Creation Tool

An AI image creation tool is a software application that uses artificial intelligence to generate images based on textual descriptions or prompts. MidJourney is an example of such a tool, which is discussed in the video for its ability to produce unique artwork through user commands.

πŸ’‘Text Prompts

Text prompts are the textual instructions or descriptions given to an AI image creation tool to generate specific images. In the video, the user is shown how to input prompts into the MidJourney bot to create personalized images, which is a key aspect of using the tool.

πŸ’‘Commands

Commands are the specific instructions that users input into a software application to perform certain actions. In the context of the video, commands are used to guide the MidJourney AI in creating images, with the user observing and learning from the commands others use.

πŸ’‘Newcomer Rooms

Newcomer rooms are designated spaces within a Discord server for new users to familiarize themselves with the platform and its functionalities. In the video, it's mentioned as a starting point for users to begin using MidJourney's AI tool, where they can observe and learn from others.

πŸ’‘Collective Whole

A collective whole refers to a group of individuals working together towards a common goal or sharing a common experience. In the video, the term is used to describe the community aspect of using MidJourney in a public Discord channel, where everyone's artwork is visible to all.

πŸ’‘Content Creation

Content creation is the process of producing various forms of content, such as images, videos, or text, for online distribution. The video focuses on using MidJourney for content creation in a private setting, allowing the creator to work without distractions or the need to share their work with others.

πŸ’‘MidJourney Bot

The MidJourney Bot is an automated program within the Discord platform that facilitates the use of the MidJourney AI image creation tool. The video provides a step-by-step guide on how to add this bot to a personal Discord server to use the tool privately.

πŸ’‘Authorization

Authorization is the process of granting permission or access rights to a system or service. In the video, the user is shown how to authorize the MidJourney bot to operate within their personal Discord server, which is a necessary step to use the AI tool privately.

πŸ’‘Social Media

Social media refers to online platforms that facilitate the sharing of user-generated content, communication, and collaboration. The video creator encourages viewers to ask questions or engage with them on social media platforms for further interaction or clarification, highlighting the role of social media in community building and support.

Highlights

Phil Speedtech 360, a creative coach, demonstrates how to use MidJourney's AI image creation tool privately on your own Discord server.

When you sign up for MidJourney, you are taken to their Discord channel to utilize the AI tool.

Newcomers start by creating images in a collective room where they can observe others' commands and creations.

Observing others helps in learning the new language of AI image creation commands.

For privacy or to avoid getting lost in collective content creation, one can create a personal Discord server.

Creating your own Discord server allows you to invite the MidJourney bot for private use.

To create a server, go to 'Add a server' on Discord and follow the steps to set it up.

You can name your server anything you like and invite friends or collaborators if desired.

To add the MidJourney bot to your server, visit the MidJourney website and click on 'Mid-Journey bot'.

Select 'Add to server' and choose the server you want to add the bot to.

Authorize the bot and confirm that you are not a human to proceed.

Once authorized, you can start inputting prompts for the AI to create images.

The process works similarly to using MidJourney's own Discord, but now you have a private space.

The private server is beneficial for those who want to keep their work unseen by others.

The video provides a step-by-step guide on setting up a private MidJourney AI image creation environment.

Having a personal server can prevent your creations from getting lost amidst a flurry of content from others.

The tutorial emphasizes the importance of privacy and personal space in creative projects.

Phil Speedtech 360 offers additional support for questions through comments or social media.

The video concludes with a thank you message and a reminder to engage with the creator on social media.