📚🚀 Julibrary: AI Art Challenges Inspired by Book Genres

Satori Canton🧸
3 min readJun 30, 2024


Welcome to “📚🚀 Julibrary,” our exciting new AI art challenge for the month of July! This month, we’re diving into the world of literature, drawing inspiration from a different book genre each day. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or a beginner, this is the perfect opportunity to explore a variety of genres and let your creativity soar. Each day presents a new theme, encouraging you to illustrate dynamic scenes that bring beloved stories to life. Let’s take a journey through the rich and diverse world of books, and create some incredible art along the way!

“📚🚀 Julibrary” title card by Satori Canton🧸

We’ve included example titles for each genre, but creators are welcome to use any title (could be a book or even a movie or video game) for each genre:

Daily Themes for Julibrary

  1. Fantasy — “The Hobbit”, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”, “The Chronicles of Narnia”
  2. Science Fiction — “Dune”, “Neuromancer”, “The War of the Worlds”
  3. Historical Fiction — “Wolf Hall”, “Memoirs of a Geisha”, “War and Peace”
  4. Mystery — “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, “Foucault’s Pendulum”, “Murder on the Orient Express”
  5. Thriller — “The Da Vinci Code”, “The Silent Patient”, “The Girl on the Train”
  6. Horror — “It”, “The Haunting of Hill House”, “The Shining”
  7. Romance — “Pride and Prejudice”, “Outlander”, “The Notebook”
  8. Adventure — “The Three Musketeers”, “Captain Blood”, “Treasure Island”, “Huckleberry Finn”
  9. Dystopian — “1984”, “The Hunger Games”, “Brave New World”
  10. Gothic — “Frankenstein”, “Dracula”, “Rebecca”
  11. Magical Realism — “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, “Beloved”, “Like Water for Chocolate”
  12. Steampunk — “The Difference Engine”, “Leviathan”, “Around the World in Eighty Days”
  13. Fairy Tale Retellings — “The Bloody Chamber”, “Ella Enchanted”, “Grimm’s Fairy Tales”
  14. Cyberpunk — “Altered Carbon”, “Snow Crash”, “Blade Runner”
  15. Post-Apocalyptic — “The Road”, “Station Eleven”, “The Maze Runner”
  16. Mythology — “Circe”, “The Song of Achilles”, “American Gods”
  17. Epic — “The Iliad”, “The Lord of the Rings”, “The Odyssey”
  18. Noir — “The Big Sleep”, “Double Indemnity”, “Sin City”
  19. Urban Fantasy — “Neverwhere”, “City of Bones”, “American Gods”
  20. Paranormal — “Twilight”, “Dead Until Dark”, “The Lovely Bones”
  21. Alternate History — “The Man in the High Castle”, “11/22/63”, “Fatherland”
  22. Dark Fantasy — “A Song of Ice and Fire”, “The Dark Tower”, “The Witcher”
  23. Military Science Fiction — “Ender’s Game”, “Starship Troopers”, “Old Man’s War”
  24. Space Opera — “The Expanse”, “Hyperion”, “Dune”
  25. Superhero — “Watchmen”, “Vicious”, “The Incredibles”
  26. Psychological Thriller — “The Girl on the Train”, “Sharp Objects”, “Shutter Island”
  27. Detective — “The Hound of the Baskervilles”, “The Maltese Falcon”, “Sherlock Holmes”
  28. Epic Fantasy — “The Wheel of Time”, “The Stormlight Archive”, “A Game of Thrones”
  29. Speculative Fiction — “The Handmaid’s Tale”, “Never Let Me Go”, “The Road”
  30. Sword and Sorcery — “Conan the Barbarian”, “Elric of Melniboné”, “The Princess Bride”
  31. Time Travel — “The Time Machine”, “Outlander”, “The Time Traveler’s Wife”

We encourage participants to create scenes that capture the essence of these genres, depicting characters in action and bringing storylines to life. This is a chance to go beyond simple character portraits and explore the dynamic possibilities of narrative art. We can’t wait to see how you interpret these themes and bring your favorite books to life through your art. Happy creating, and welcome to 📚🚀 Julibrary!

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