Midjourney Viewer ART STYLES: Volume 8

Wade McMaster - Creator Impact
4 Jul 202423:46

TLDRThis video showcases a variety of unique art styles inspired by user submissions, featuring characters like Wolverine, the Incredible Hulk, and Darth Vader in styles ranging from Chinese scroll painting to futuristic and tattoo art. The creator also explores 3D bust statues, space core iridescent watercolor effects, and vintage cartoon styles, providing a diverse visual feast for viewers interested in art and character reinterpretations.


  • 🎨 The video discusses various art styles submitted by users and introduces new styles like 'Chinese scroll painting' and 'Shen Style'.
  • 🤖 A bodybuilder, Incredible Hulk, Terminator, and Samurai are featured with unique artistic interpretations in different styles.
  • 🗻 'Samurai standing in front of Mount Fuji' is highlighted for its central composition and abstract presentation.
  • 👽 The introduction of '3D bust statue' styles for characters like Wolverine and a futuristic car with integrated faces is showcased.
  • 🌌 'Space core iridescent watercolor' is a new style that transforms characters with an iridescent color scheme and painted effects.
  • 🌠 The 'Western animation' styles include 1980s and Nickelodeon cartoon styles, giving characters a nostalgic and comical appearance.
  • 📺 Vintage styles like '1930s black and white Disney' and '1960s Hanna Barbara' are used to give characters an old-school cartoon look.
  • 📻 The video also explores 'decrepit' styles showing characters like Wolverine and the Incredible Hulk in an aged and worn state.
  • 🖤 A request for a black and white vector anime t-shirt design is addressed with various examples, emphasizing simplicity for print.
  • 🌈 The script touches on color designs and minimalist vector anime, suggesting the use of phrases to achieve desired effects.
  • 💉 Tattoo styles are explored with examples of how characters like Wolverine and Pikachu could be depicted as tattoo artwork.

Q & A

  • What is the main purpose of the video described in the transcript?

    -The main purpose of the video is to showcase various art styles submitted by users and to demonstrate how these styles can be applied to different prompts, creating unique visual effects.

  • What is the 'Mid Journey style' mentioned in the transcript?

    -The 'Mid Journey style' seems to refer to a specific artistic style or effect that is applied to the images in the video, giving them a distinct appearance that is different from their usual portrayals.

  • How many different art styles are mentioned in the transcript?

    -The exact number of art styles is not specified, but the transcript mentions several styles including Chinese scroll painting, 3D bust statue, space core iridescent watercolor, Western animation styles, and various cartoon styles from different eras.

  • What is the significance of the 'Shen Style' mentioned in the transcript?

    -The 'Shen Style' is one of the user-requested styles that the video aims to demonstrate. It appears to be a unique art style that gives the images a particular abstract and interesting effect.

  • What is the role of the 'bodybuilder' in the video?

    -The 'bodybuilder' seems to be a recurring subject in the video, used to demonstrate the application of different art styles, showcasing how each style can alter the appearance of the same subject in various ways.

  • What is the '3D bust statue' style mentioned in the transcript?

    -The '3D bust statue' style refers to a type of art where the subjects are depicted as three-dimensional busts or statues, which could be used for home decoration or other purposes.

  • What are the different effects seen in the 'space core iridescent watercolor' style?

    -The 'space core iridescent watercolor' style introduces effects such as an iridescent color scheme, space-themed backgrounds, and a painted feel to the images, giving them a unique and otherworldly appearance.

  • How does the video incorporate Western animation styles?

    -The video incorporates Western animation styles by applying different art styles reminiscent of cartoons from various eras, such as 1980s Sunday cut cartoon screen caps, Nickelodeon cartoon styles, and vintage American cartoon screen caps.

  • What is the purpose of the 'decrepit' style mentioned in the transcript?

    -The 'decrepit' style is used to depict the subjects as if they have aged or are falling apart, giving them a worn-out or old appearance, which can be visually striking and thought-provoking.

  • What is the 'tattoo style' artwork mentioned in the transcript?

    -The 'tattoo style' artwork refers to images that are designed to resemble tattoos, with strong black lines, intricate details, and sometimes incorporating traditional Japanese tattoo aesthetics.



🎨 Unique Artistic Styles Showcase

The speaker discusses a variety of user-submitted styles and mid-journey styles, demonstrating how they can be added to prompts for unique artistic effects. Examples include bodybuilder and character depictions in Chinese scroll painting style, futuristic cars, and abstract representations. The commentary appreciates the different styles' visual impacts, such as ink bleeding and the abstract arrangement of facial features. The mention of Shen Style, possibly referring to a specific artistic influence, is noted, along with the introduction of Wolverine's altered claws and the Terminator's gold tint and floral sunglasses effect. The speaker also expresses excitement about sharing these styles and requests for future style explorations in 3D bust statue forms.


🌌 Space-Core and Iridescent Watercolor Styles

This section delves into the exploration of space-core and iridescent watercolor styles, highlighting their application in various character depictions. The speaker describes the unique effects these styles bring, such as the painted feel in the space setting for Wolverine, the space background on the woman's face, and the futuristic car that appears to have a space element. The commentary also touches on the consistency of the iridescent watercolor effect across different images, including characters like Pikachu and the Terminator, and how it adds a distinct visual flair to each. The speaker also notes the attempt to bring more Western animation styles into the mix, as per user requests.


📺 Vintage Cartoon and Animation Styles

The speaker presents a nostalgic journey through vintage cartoon and animation styles, reminiscent of 1980s and older TV shows. The paragraph covers styles inspired by old school cartoons, such as Filmation, Looney Tunes, and Disney's rubber hose animation. Characters like Wolverine, the Incredible Hulk, and Darth Vader are depicted in these classic styles, with attention to detail in the art's proportions and line work. The commentary appreciates the simplicity and the 'blurry' effect that comes with older animation techniques, as well as the creative adaptations of modern characters into these vintage styles.


📻 Decades-Old and Deteriorating Styles

This paragraph explores the concept of age and decay in artistic depictions, with characters and objects appearing old and decrepit. The speaker describes how characters like Wolverine and the Incredible Hulk are portrayed with signs of aging, while Darth Vader and the Terminator are shown as falling apart. The futuristic car is imagined as if it has been abandoned for centuries. The commentary reflects on the effectiveness of these styles in conveying a sense of time passage and the artistic challenge of making such decay visually appealing.


🖤 Black and White Vector and Tattoo Styles

The speaker discusses the creation of black and white vector and tattoo-style designs, suitable for t-shirt prints and body art. The paragraph covers the process of simplifying complex images into vector-friendly designs, with examples including Wolverine, the Incredible Hulk, and Darth Vader. The commentary touches on the challenge of vectorizing certain images while maintaining their artistic integrity. It also explores the realm of tattoo-style artwork, with designs ranging from Japanese-inspired pieces to minimalist black work, suggesting the potential for these styles in custom body art.

🌸 Japanese Tattoo and Art Styles

The final paragraph focuses on Japanese tattoo and art styles, showcasing how characters and objects can be transformed into potential tattoo designs. The speaker describes the intricate and detailed work that goes into creating tattoo-style images, with examples like Wolverine with a Japanese background and Pikachu framed in a manner that suggests a legitimate Japanese tattoo. The commentary reflects on the unique visual effects these styles produce and the potential for them to be appreciated as body art, inviting viewers to share their creations and requests.



💡Mid Journey style

The term 'Mid Journey style' refers to a specific artistic style that emerges during the process of creating art, often used in digital art to denote a distinctive look that is neither the initial sketch nor the final polished piece. In the context of the video, it is used to describe the unique styles applied to various characters and objects, giving them a particular aesthetic that is showcased throughout the video.

💡Chinese scroll painting

Chinese scroll painting is a traditional form of East Asian art that involves creating paintings on long, scrollable paper or silk. It is characterized by its long, narrow format and often features landscapes, figures, or narratives. In the video, this style is applied to various characters, such as a bodybuilder and the Incredible Hulk, giving them an ancient and artistic flair, as seen in the script's description of the 'bodybuilder Chinese scroll painting'.

💡Iridescent watercolor

Iridescent watercolor refers to a painting technique that uses watercolors with an iridescent quality, creating a shimmering effect on the artwork. This technique can add depth and a sense of movement to the painting. In the video, this style is mentioned in relation to characters like Wolverine and the Incredible Hulk, where the iridescent colors are used to enhance the visual appeal and give a distinctive look to the characters.

💡3D bust statue

A '3D bust statue' is a three-dimensional representation of a person or character, typically focusing on the head and shoulders. It can be made from various materials and is often used for decorative or commemorative purposes. In the video, the script describes creating 3D bust statues of characters like Wolverine and a samurai, suggesting a tangible and realistic representation of these figures.

💡Space core

The term 'Space core' in the context of the video likely refers to a visual style that incorporates elements reminiscent of outer space, such as stars, galaxies, or a deep space backdrop. This style can evoke a sense of vastness and wonder. The script mentions 'space core' in conjunction with characters like Wolverine, suggesting a cosmic or space-themed interpretation of the character.

💡Western animation

Western animation is a style of animation that originated in the Western world, particularly the United States, and is characterized by its distinct visual and storytelling elements. It often includes exaggerated movements, vibrant colors, and a wide range of character designs. The video discusses various Western animation styles, such as '1980s Sunday cut cartoon screen cap,' and how they are applied to different characters to create a nostalgic or contemporary animated look.

💡Nickelodeon cartoon style

Nickelodeon cartoon style is associated with the distinctive look and feel of animated shows produced by the Nickelodeon network. It is known for its humor, unique character designs, and colorful palettes. In the video, characters like Wolverine and Darth Vader are described with a Nickelodeon-inspired style, indicating a playful and comical interpretation of these typically serious figures.

💡Vintage American cartoon

A 'vintage American cartoon' refers to classic animated cartoons from the early to mid-20th century, which often featured simple drawings, limited animation, and a sense of nostalgia. The script mentions this style in relation to characters like Wolverine and Pikachu, suggesting an old-fashioned or retro aesthetic that harkens back to the golden age of American animation.


Decrepit describes something that is in a state of disrepair or ruin, often due to age or neglect. In the video, the term is used to describe how characters like Wolverine and the Incredible Hulk are portrayed in a worn-out or aged manner, giving them a sense of having survived through time and showing the effects of their long existence.

💡Vector anime

Vector anime refers to anime-style artwork that has been created or stylized using vector graphics, which are composed of points, lines, and shapes based on mathematical equations. This style can result in clean, scalable images that are well-suited for printing. The video discusses creating vector anime designs for T-shirts, emphasizing the need for simplicity and bold colors that can be easily reproduced on apparel.


Introduction of user-submitted art styles and Mid Journey style requests.

Chinese scroll painting style applied to various characters, offering a unique artistic effect.

Innovative depiction of the Incredible Hulk with ink bleeding effect on the edges.

Terminator portrayed in a completely different light with a gold tint and floral sunglasses.

Samurai standing in front of Mount Fuji with a central composition for a striking visual.

Abstract presentation of a woman's face with an eye and mouth split across the image.

Shen Style effect introduced, adding a nifty visual impact to the characters.

3D bust statue art style, giving a three-dimensional feel to the characters.

Space core iridescent watercolor style, creating a vibrant and colorful effect.

1980s Sunday cut cartoon screen cap style, capturing the essence of old school cartoons.

Nickelodeon cartoon style, bringing a comical and stylized look to the characters.

Vintage American cartoon screen cap, evoking the feel of classic animations.

1980s Filmation cartoon screen cap, showcasing varied art styles of the era.

Looney Tunes cartoon style, with exaggerated proportions and a silly twist.

1930s black and white Disney rubber hose cartoon film, recreating a bygone animation style.

1960s Hanna-Barbera style cartoon screen cap, authentically capturing the old cartoon vibe.

Decrepit and old style, showing characters in a state of decay and age.

Black and white vector anime t-shirt design, focusing on simple and clean lines.

Tattoo style artwork, exploring various tattoo designs for characters.

Japanese tattoo style, offering a traditional and intricate tattoo effect.

Closing remarks and call for more user submissions and requests.