I’m sure you’re familiar with Hokusai’s “Great Wave” or have at least seen this image:
I’ll go ahead and say that this print is one of the more famous art pieces in the world. It’s part of a series of 36 views of Mt. Fuji.
If you’re looking for ideas for student projects, a good starting point is having them recreate public-domain works in their own ways using whatever materials they choose.
For example: let’s say they wanted to use old software to create a 1-bit version (black and white) of this image. It might look something like this:
A very cool project from @hypertalking. He’s briefly recapped his process here and could inspire you or your students to get creative in unexpected ways.
From the “This is wicked cool” department, here are some examples of Midjourney’s take on ancient battles.
I continue to be blown away by the power of AI tools. At the same time, I completely understand many of the concerns about AI replacing working writers, artists, and other creators.
There is a way forward, and I think it lies in using AI as a support tool. The possibilities for students to use AI as a support to their work are many, but we must be judicious in its usage.