Paige Piskin's Canvas: The Intersection of Art and AI 🌈

Season 2 | Episode 2
52m | Jul 15, 2023


In this engaging episode, Don Allen III sits down with AR and AI artist Paige Piskin to explore her unique approach to creating alternate realities. Paige's surreal pieces, often featuring her own likeness, push the boundaries of reality and stimulate viewers' imaginations. Listen in as they delve into Paige's creative process, her partnerships with major tech companies, and her vision for the future of mixed reality experiences.

Key Points/Categories:

  1. Paige Piskin's Artistic Process: Exploring the use of tools like Mid Journey and Insight Face for creating AI-generated pieces.
  2. Collaboration with Tech Giants: Paige's experiences partnering with Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok and its impact on her work.
  3. Growing a Following: How Paige amassed billions of views by targeting a niche audience and expanding from there.
  4. Immersive Experiences: Paige's aspiration to create engaging experiences using AI and mixed reality glasses or headsets.
  5. Nomadic Lifestyle: Paige's journey as a digital nomad for over 12 years, balancing travel with family time and remote work.

Key Takeaways/Bullet Points:

  • - Paige Piskin utilizes tools like Mid Journey and Insight Face to create alternative versions of herself in various scenes, challenging viewers to rethink reality.
  • - Paige's approach to collaborations with tech giants like Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok involves active engagement in their respective communities and regular creation of work on their platforms.
  • - She amassed a large following by initially targeting audiences interested in character transformations and dramatic makeup looks, further growth was facilitated by word-of-mouth.
  • - Future-forward, Paige intends to develop immersive experiences using AI and mixed reality technologies, predicting these advancements will reintegrate our imaginations into daily life.
  • - Despite living a nomadic lifestyle, Paige prioritizes regular visits and activities with family, leveraging technology like Zoom and FaceTime to stay connected during travels.

Guest Information:

Paige Piskin is an innovative AR and AI artist known for her AI-generated artworks that challenge the limits of reality. She has worked with leading technology corporations such as Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok, contributing to the advancement of AR technologies. Paige's work has garnered billions of views worldwide, and she has been a guest judge on the popular show Glow Up.

Links and Resources:

- [Mid Journey Tool](#) A tool Paige uses for exploring fantasy worlds through AI-generated results.

- [Insight Face](#) Another tool Paige uses to create her art.

- [Glow Up](#) A popular show where Paige served as a guest judge.

- [Apple Vision Pro](#) An interesting piece of technology mentioned during the podcast.

- [Humane](#) A company recommended by Don Allen III that merges AI with everyday life through innovative hardware.

- [Lo Fi Girl Playlist](#) A popular YouTube playlist for chill vibes, mentioned during the episode.

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- 02:52 - Introduction of Paige Piskin

- 08:39 - Strategies for using prompts

- 24:33 - Introduction to AI notetaking

- 51:52 - Discussing interactive world experiences

- 52:44 - About the Rethink Reality podcast

- 57:00 - Conclusion and preview of the next episode

- 1:03:20 - Post-recording thoughts

(Note: These timestamps may vary slightly based on the final edited version of the podcast.)

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