Mastering Character Consistency with Midjourney: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using the --cref Command

Creating consistent characters for illustrations and storytelling is a challenge many artists and writers face.

Claudio Autiero 🖋
online business

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Midjourney Character Reference Step by Step Guide
Midjourney Character Reference Step by Step Guide | --CREF Command

Whether you’re illustrating a children’s book, a graphic novel, or creating character art for a game, maintaining consistency in character design across various poses and expressions can be time-consuming and difficult.

Fortunately, Midjourney’s --cref command offers a powerful solution, enabling creators to produce characters that retain their appearance and style while allowing for changes in poses, attitudes, and expressions.

In this article, we’ll explore the importance of this feature and guide you through the process of using it effectively.

Why Consistency Matters in Character Design

Consistency in character design is crucial for several reasons:

  1. Reader Recognition: Consistent characters help readers easily recognize and connect with them throughout the story. This is particularly important in children’s books and comics where visual continuity is key.
  2. Narrative Flow: When characters look the same across…

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Claudio Autiero 🖋
online business

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