Have you ever imagined creating unique and mesmerizing art without the need for any drawing or painting skills?

Well, it’s now possible with the power of artificial intelligence!

How to Use Midjourney to Create Stunning AI Art

Midjourney AI is an innovative platform that allows you to generate stunning AI art using Discord, a popular chat app.

In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the process of setting up your Discord account (1st step), subscribing to a Midjourney plan, and mastering the art of creating AI-generated images, as well as how to use Midjourney effectively.

Let’s get started!

Short Summary

  • Explore AI-generated art with Midjourney’s Discord server and subscription plans
  • Learn to use the commands on Midjourney’s official Discord server & other servers featuring their Bot for maximum potential
  • Master creating effective prompts, experiment with different styles & themes, combine concepts for unique creations & save/share your AI images!

1. Setting Up Your Discord Account

To begin your journey with Midjourney AI and create AI art, you’ll first need to create a Discord account or log in to your existing one.

Start by clicking on this Midjourney link, and click on, Join the Beta link as shown in the screenshot below.

Midjourney Home Page - Join the Beta Link!

Once you click on the Join the Beta link, it will take you to the Discord home page for creating a Discord account.

Discord, originally designed for gamers, is a chat app that allows you to connect with others and access various services like Midjourney’s AI image generator.

Setting up a Discord account is straightforward, simply fill out the required fields and click on the Continue button.

If you already have an account, click on, Already have an account.

Setting Your Discord Account to Use Midjourney!

Once your account is verified, you may receive a pop up asking for you to Accept an Invite, as shown in the screenshot below. Accepting this invite should take you directly to the Discord server dashboard.

Accept Midjourney Invite!

Next, click the button which is directly below the “+” button, on the top left of the Discord toolbar as shown by the orange arrow in the screenshot below.

Discord Dashboard - Explore Discoverable Servers.

Once you’ve clicked on that link, you’ll be taken to the Discoverable Servers where you can join the Midjourney server as shown with the arrow in the screenshot below.

Exploring the Discoverable Communities that You Can Join!

Now that you’ve joined the Midjourney Discord server, you can start exploring the world of AI-generated art.

You need to know that until you subscribe and pay for an account, you’ll be considered a free member, and won’t be able to create images yet.

But, you can play around to see what this amazing AI software can do by browsing around using the different links on the left side.

To get started, simply look for the ship-like Midjourney icon on the left menu in your Discord app, find the Newcomer rooms in the Midjourney channels, and select one to browse to see what others are doing.

Remember, you don’t need any drawing or painting skills to create fascinating images with Midjourney, as the AI does all the heavy lifting for you.

So, let’s move on and get you a subscription so you can play!

2. Subscribe to a Midjourney Pricing Plan

Before diving into the image generation process, you’ll need to choose a Midjourney subscription plan that suits your needs.

To do that, simply click on the Midjourney link again, which will take you to Midjourney’s App page, which should show you a blue bar at the bottom of the page to ‘View Plans‘.

Midjourney APP - Pay for a Subscription.

Click on the link shown, which should bring up the page to choose a subscription.

Midjourney Purchase a Subscription - Pricing Table!

Midjourney offers various plans, starting at $10/month for the Basic Plan or $8/month billed annually, which provides you with up to 200 image generations per month.

If you’re looking for more AI-generated images, you can opt for the Standard Plan at $30/month or the Pro Plan at $60/month (Big Discount for paying annually).

It’s worth noting that Midjourney had to suspend their free trials in late March 2023, due to users taking advantage of the system.

So, while there’s no free trial available currently, the subscription plans provide great value for those interested in generating AI art.

3. Navigating the Midjourney Discord Server

Once you’ve subscribed to a Midjourney plan, it’s time to familiarize yourself with the Midjourney Discord server, including the official server and other servers featuring the Midjourney Bot.

Understanding how to navigate these servers and use Discord commands effectively is essential to get the most out of Midjourney AI.

In the following subsections, we’ll explore the features and channels available on the official Midjourney server, discuss using the Midjourney Bot on other Discord servers, and learn the basics of Discord commands.

Official Midjourney Server

The Midjourney official server is a fantastic place to create AI art and connect with other users.

Navigating the Midjourney Discord Server

To start exploring, simply pick any general-# or newbie-# channel from the left sidebar of your Discord app.

Once you’ve done that, you’ll find various channels for generating images and discussing your AI art creations.

When you’re ready to start generating your own AI art, head to one of the Newcomer rooms and use the /imagine command followed by a short description of an image you’d like to create, which is known as a prompt.

Midjourney AI will then generate an initial image grid based on your prompt, allowing you to choose a particular image to work with, like the example below designed by @GivinNorthwest.

If you’re curious why I’m showing you someone else’s artwork, it’s because I use Jasper AI art.

Midjourney Example Creation!

As you become more comfortable with the platform, you can experiment with various prompts, styles, and themes to create truly unique and captivating AI-generated images.

Exploring Other Midjourney Communities

In addition to the official Midjourney server, the Midjourney Bot is also available on other Discord servers dedicated to AI art and creative projects.

While there isn’t a comprehensive list of these servers available online, you can still find and join them to explore different AI art communities and generate images using the Midjourney Bot as shown by the Orange Arrow in the screenshot below!

Exploring Other Midjourney Communities

As the Midjourney bot takes its place in these communities, it becomes an essential tool for creating unique and captivating AI art.

It’s essential to adhere to the Community Guidelines when using the Midjourney Bot on these servers to ensure a positive and respectful environment for all users.

Discord Command Basics

To effectively use Midjourney AI, it’s crucial to understand the basics of Discord commands.

These commands allow you to interact with Discord bots like Midjourney and perform various tasks, such as generating images and customizing settings.

To use Discord commands, simply type a slash (/) followed by the command name in the message field.

For example, the /imagine command followed by a short description or prompt will generate four images based on your input.

As you become more familiar with Discord commands and the Midjourney Bot, you’ll unlock the full potential of the platform and create stunning AI images with ease.

Remember, practice makes perfect, so don’t hesitate to experiment with different commands and prompts to develop your unique AI art style.

For a Full List of Discord Commands and how to use them, click here!

4. Creating Images with Midjourney AI

Now that you’ve set up your Discord account, joined the Midjourney server, and become familiar with Discord commands, it’s time to dive into the exciting world of AI-generated art.

In this section, we’ll explore the process of creating unique images using Midjourney AI, including the image generation process, the /imagine command, and various editing options to refine your AI-generated masterpieces.

Using /imagine Command

The /imagine command is your primary tool for generating AI art with Midjourney AI.

The image generation process is simple and straightforward. All you need to do is type the /imagine command followed by a short description, keyword, or phrase.

The Midjourney AI will then generate an initial image grid based on your prompt, providing you with several image options to choose from.

When crafting your prompts, it’s essential to be specific and descriptive to guide the AI in creating the desired image effectively.

For example, instead of using a vague prompt like “a cat,” try something more detailed, such as “a photorealistic cat with long white fur and blue eyes”.

The more specific and detailed your prompt, the better your AI-generated image will align with your vision and expectations.

Image Generation Process

Once you submit your /imagine command and prompt, Midjourney AI will take about a minute to generate four image options for you to choose from.

Midjourney Image Generation Process!

The image generation process relies on advanced AI algorithms and machine learning techniques to interpret and process your prompt to create images that are visually stunning and unique, based on your input.

When selecting the best image option from the generated images, consider the overall composition, style, and theme of each image and how it aligns with your original prompt and vision.

You can further edit and refine your new image using the various tools and features provided by Midjourney AI, as discussed in the next subsection.

Editing and Refining Images

After selecting your desired image from the initial image grid generated by Midjourney AI, you can further edit and refine it to create a new image that matches your vision perfectly.

Midjourney Image Generation Process! - Chosen Image!

To obtain an upscaled image, simply click the corresponding “U” button to create a larger version with added details.

If you’d like to create variations of your selected image, click the “V” button to generate a new grid of four slightly modified versions.

Experimenting with upscaling and creating variations allows you to fine-tune your AI-generated image until it matches your original vision and artistic style.

Don’t be afraid to explore different editing options and tools provided by Midjourney AI, as the more you experiment, the better your final AI-generated masterpiece will become.

5. Customizing AI Art with Your Own Images

While Midjourney AI offers incredible flexibility and creativity in generating AI images, you can take it a step further by incorporating your own images into the AI generation process.

Customizing your AI images with personal images adds an extra layer of uniqueness and personal touch to your creations.

To blend your own images into the AI-generated art, simply use the /blend command and upload your personal images.

Midjourney Blend Command!

The /blend command works similar to the /imagine command, except in this case you can upload several images (up to 5), then once uploaded, ask it to blend the images using descriptive text.

Something that can help is making sure that the images are the same dimensions, which will give you the best results.

Midjourney AI will then incorporate your uploaded images into the AI generation process, creating a truly personalized and one-of-a-kind piece of art.

Don’t be afraid to experiment with blending different free images and styles to create visually stunning and unique AI-generated masterpieces.

6. Mastering Midjourney Prompts

Crafting effective Midjourney prompts is essential for generating better upscale images that align with your artistic vision.

Being specific and descriptive is key when creating Midjourney prompts.

Think about the type of image you want to create and the elements you want to include. Consider the colors, shapes, and textures you want.

Be Specific and Descriptive

Being specific and descriptive in your prompts is crucial for guiding the AI in creating the desired image effectively.

Vague and generic prompts may lead you to create images that don’t fully align with your vision or expectations.

On the other hand, detailed and vivid prompts help the AI understand your intended subject and style, resulting in more accurate and visually appealing images.

For example, instead of using a generic prompt like “a cityscape,” try something more descriptive, such as “a futuristic cityscape with neon lights and flying cars.”

Experiment with Styles and Themes

Another technique for creating unique and captivating AI images is to experiment with different styles and themes while creating AI images.

By exploring various artistic styles, patterns, colors, shapes, and techniques, you can create diverse and visually stunning art that reflects your personal taste and style.

Don’t hesitate to experiment with different combinations of styles and themes, as this can help you discover new ideas and technologies within the realm of AI art.

The more you experiment, the more varied and captivating your images will become.

Combining Concepts for Unique Creations

Another powerful technique for generating one-of-a-kind AI images is to combine various concepts.

This process, known as Conceptual Combination, involves merging two or more ideas or concepts to create a composite, higher-order concept.

For example, you could create a hybrid AI-generated image by combining the concepts of “a serene beach” and “an alien planet” in your prompt.

The resulting image would be a unique and captivating fusion of these two concepts, showcasing the imaginative powers of Midjourney.

Don’t be afraid to experiment with combining diverse concepts to create truly unique and mesmerizing AI-generated art using AI art generators.

7. Saving and Sharing Your AI Art

Once you’ve created your AI-generated masterpiece, it’s time to save and share it with others.

To save your AI-generated image, simply right-click on the image and choose “Save Image” if you’re on a desktop, or long-tap the image and tap the download icon in the top right corner if you’re on mobile.

Sharing your AI-generated art is a great way to showcase your creativity and inspire others to explore the world of AI-generated art.

Social media platforms, such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, are excellent channels for sharing your creations with a wider audience.

In addition, you can share your AI-generated images within the Midjourney Discord community, fostering a supportive and collaborative environment for all users.

By saving and sharing your AI art, you not only preserve your unique creations but also contribute to the growing community of AI art enthusiasts.

As more people explore and experiment with AI-generated art, the possibilities for creating captivating and visually stunning images are endless.


How to use Midjourney step by step

Getting started with Midjourney is easy.

First, sign up for the Midjourney Discord server and join a #Newbie channel.

Second, subscribe to a Midjourney plan.

Then, type in the /imagine command and provide a prompt for the image you want to create.

The AI will process your request and generate an image for you.

You can then review the images and use the tools to adjust and customize them as you see fit.

How do I access Midjourney AI?

To access Midjourney AI, you need to create a Discord account and join the Midjourney Discord server.

Once you have an account, you can type “/prompt (your prompt here)” in one of the newcomer rooms to generate an image using AI.

Enjoy creating unique visuals with this powerful AI-based image generator!

How do I use Midjourney AI text to image?

Using Midjourney AI Text to Image is easy – simply type the /imagine command in Discord, enter a description of the image you’d like to create, and click return.

The Midjourney Bot will generate four options within minutes, allowing you to quickly select your desired result.

How do I set up a Discord account to access Midjourney AI?

If you want to join the Midjourney AI community, it’s easy – just head over to the landing page and click on “Join the Beta”.

Fill out the form, get verified, and then add the Midjourney server to your Discord account.

You’ll be part of the conversation in no time!


In conclusion, Midjourney AI offers a powerful and accessible platform for creating unique and captivating AI-generated art through Discord.

By setting up a Discord account, subscribing to a Midjourney plan, and mastering the art of crafting effective prompts, you can unleash the full potential of Midjourney AI and create stunning images that showcase your creativity and imagination.

So, what are you waiting for?

Dive into the world of AI-generated art with Midjourney AI and embark on a journey of endless artistic possibilities and inspiration!

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