I took this frame (#3713) from my 1999 Sfumato, "Flute Solo" -
- and ran it through "Stable Diffusion" a few times to see how its AI process performs - the interface is a bit more direct than the other programs (haven't tested to see how well it creates wood-block prints). Shows some potential.
And a quick flip among the generated examples:(c) 2022 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary
Then I tried it on a frame from my 2021 Sfumato, "Seule Tod." Not a good look using Hokusai's filter (IMHO).
Before - (c) 2021 Jim Middleton, The Animating Apothecary
And another video test:
But onward HA!