How to Create Consistent Backgrounds

Guide to Show How to Best Train Layer for Creating New Backgrounds.

Updated over a week ago

One of the top use cases for gaming is to come up with game backgrounds whether it's portrait or vertical you can train Layer to learn your art style and help you create new variations out of them.

1.0 - Train your style

  • Select your base model.

  • Make sure all of your input images that you're using to upload to your training is in same size, same aspect ratio and same orientation. Read more about it here.

  • Make sure you upload as many images as possible to complete to Layer recommended limit 25.

  • Make sure to review & edit captions to make sure the captions include details that are important to you about these backgrounds.

  • Make sure to add variations and not repeating images in terms of content.

  • Backgrounds are one of the best ways to teach Layer your art style as they have a lot of information i.e. lots of different pixels for AI to learn effectively.

Once you created your style make sure to pick the best and most accurate variation on your style's variation page.


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Once your style is ready, users can select their style from the style drop-down to use the style. Users can adjut the orientation of their generation at any time on the right side of the prompt box.

2. 0 - Edit your generations

2.1 - Crop & Refill

When working on backgrounds Crop tool comes in handy and allows extend the images through "refill" feature. Here is a quick video:

2. 2 - Mask, Prompt & Forge

Making small edits on Layer could be convenient in finishing your assets. A simple workflow can be simply using text prompts and masking to bring your creative vision to life. Here is a quick example:

Original background prompt

egyptian style walls, gold piles, shattered pillars, background, game art style, game background

Added more details to the image, using the following prompt, masking and forging.

gold piles, scattered gold coins

Final scene after merging layers and importing tiles.

3.0 - Export

Layer allows you to export your layers in psd or png on their canvas, top right corner.

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