How to Create Amazing Landscapes for Your Next Calendar Design

Use these recipes to create beautiful ai generated landscape art

Landscape imagery has a way that evokes certain tranquil emotions in the viewer. Therefore it is not a surprise that our most favourite calendars tend to have landscape images plastered across its spreads. With each month, a new scenery; one that enlivens our space & transports us to a more serene place.

In fact, calendars can be such a sweet & lovely present to your loved ones and yourself. A gift that will remind daily of your bond & bring a smile on their face each time they review their day.

Oh! And how fun would it be if we were the ones who not only curated but created the landscape art for our calendar with the help of AI?!

A ton of fun, we think! Especially when AI does all the hard work & we reap all the benefits ;)

Thus, we decided to ask some of our members from our Discord community to help us craft a series of neat recipes to help you create some epic landscape AI art creations for your next calendar.

Recipe# 1: Realistic Landscape Art

Art imitates nature, we all know that. This set of recipe will get you hyper realistic ai art creations that are sure to trick anyone into thinking these were real photographs taken by you. Imagine the look on their face when you tell them you had AI make these for you *gasps!*

Prompts: “HDR photo of an X”, “empty beach [in place, at time of day]”, use a place name, and if it doesn’t turn out quite right, try to describe what you’re seeing in that place.

Settings: Felix Kelly

Runtime: 250 iterations

Process: Orion

ai generated art via starryai

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ai generated art via starryai

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Recipe# 2: Painted Landscape Art

While realism is grand & all, we all need a little bit of realistic fantasy to escape the mundane every now and then. This set of recipe allows ai to create landscape paintings. These ai artworks will add that cozy, warm aura to any interior space while allowing you to escape into another realm, one that is freeing, refreshing & serene.

Prompts: Be descriptive, and include a place name: “peaceful scene along the river in Serbia”, “Quiet morning in the French Alps”

Settings: Greg Rutkowski

Runtime: 250 iterations

Process: Orion

ai generated art via starryai
ai generated art via starryai

Recipe# 3: Fantasy Landscape Art

Photorealistic ai art creations & painted landscapes are a great way to imitate nature & keep us close to it. However, how fun would it be if we asked ai to create our own reality. One that is vibrant, magical & allows us to see the world the way we want to. This set of ai art recipe will get you whimsical, fantasy landscape creations that are sure to make any calendar not only fun to view but will also add a little zest to your days as you move along the calendar dates.

Prompts: Be descriptive: “morning light in the forest”, “magical garden”

Settings: Thomas Kinkade, Greg Rutkowski

Runtime: 250 iterations

Process: Orion

ai generated art via starryai
ai generated art via starryai

Recipe# 4: Impressionist Landscape Art

The Impressionism movement was all about capturing the fleeting moment. It was about commemorating the flying of time without trying to slow it down or freeze it perfectly in a moment.

Instead, we allow the moment to pass & capture this very passing to remind us how beautiful it is indeed, the vanishing of time.

This set of ai art recipe will get you impressionistic landscape art creations so that when you add them to your calendar, you’re reminded of the beauty of the present, of the passing of time & to always experience the moment, in the moment.

Prompts: “Impressionist painting of X” (”Impressionist painting of an evergreen forest at the base of a mountain range”, “Impressionist painting of an empty beach at sunset”)

Settings: Greg Rutkowski

Runtime: 250 iterations

Process: Orion

ai generated art via starryai
ai generated art via starryai

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Recipe# 5: Dark Landscape Art

Sometimes having a bit of fun means to make it a little more thrilling.

We get it, cheerful landscapes that are fantastical & vibrant may be a way to enliven our interior spaces, but dark & moody landscapes can also add well to the interior, just in a more... interesting manner, shall we say.

This set of ai art recipe will get you the most dramatic & theatrical creations. If you’re the type who is into dark, Baroque works, this ai art recipe is for you.

Prompts: Something that evokes some strong emotion: “Fearsome storm high in the mountains”, “Path into a creepy dark forest”

Settings: Albert Bierstadt, Johan Grenier

Runtime: 250 iterations

Process: Orion

ai generated art via starryai
ai generated art via starryai

What’s Next?

Now that you have your 12 landscape creations rendered on your ai art generating app. It is time to put it all together & get it printed out!

We recommend using a simple, yet powerful, tool, such as Canva. Once you open the app, click on create a design at the top right and type in “calendar.” Choose a calendar grid that you prefer, edit out the colours & font to your choosing and then add an extra page to upload your ai generated art.

Aaaand done!

Once you’re done creating the calendar on Canva. You can simple download it in Highly Quality Print PDF to either get it professionally printed or simply print it in-house using your printer.

Join the Cabal!

This recipe was crafted by one of our amazing members, Mark, who produces beautiful works of landscapes & spaces using starryai. In fact, a lot of members discuss & craft recipes on our Discord community to share with everyone so we can all join in on the fun, create great ai art creations & bask in the inspiration that cultivates as a result. So what are you waiting for? Join us & share your favourite crafted recipe to be featured on our blog!

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