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Team Darklight’s five fav creative AI hacks

In 2023, artificial intelligence [AI] is revolutionising the creative industry and how people operate. From automating mundane tasks to enhancing artistic abilities, AI tools are becoming indispensable for creatives. After some scepticism, some horror, and a LOT of learning, we’re figuring out how to make it work for us. Here are five AI-powered life hacks that can help you streamline your workflow, inspire innovation, and stay ahead of the curve.

Feeling scared? We get you. We’ve got a lot more resources to help navigate this new terrain under our belt so keep your eyes peeled. And remember, it’s not all about the tech – your unique touch, personality, and ability to connect with others will remain essential in this brave new world. These things will just save you a lot of headaches.

Charlie Engman | Team Darklight's five fav creative AI hacks


WriteSonic can help you with snappy social captions or SEO copy which is great for when you really cba. By providing keywords or inputting a reference article, the AI generates a base text that you can then edit to fit your style and voice.


The process of editing and culling thousands of images can be time-consuming and tedious. AI-powered tools like can help you manage your photo library, ensuring consistency and quality in your work. It learns your editing style and then automates the process so you can spend more time on the interesting stuff.


Adobe Firefly is an AI-powered image editor that uses machine learning to seamlessly blend images and text. With features such as generative fill, it can create multiple replacement background options that match the lighting, depth of field, and shadows in your images. You actually need to try it to believe how crazy good it is.

joann | Team Darklight's five fav creative AI hacks

joann | Team Darklight's five fav creative AI hacks


This one is mega: connects to Zoom or Google Meet, transcribes your conversations, and even creates meeting notes for you. All this is handy enough, but on top of that it can also generate actionable points for you, tell you how much of the convo was positive versus negative, AND give you a breakdown of who contributed the most chat so you can tell who is really engaged ????


Managing your daily tasks and schedules can be challenging/boring/overwhelming, but AI tools can help you stay on track. Motion is a personal assistant that integrates with your daily tasks and time scheduling, helping you manage your workload more efficiently. 

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We‘ve created two online seminars packed with plenty more tips & tricks for creatives looking to get ahead of generative AI. AI 101 covers the basics, & when you’ve mastered that why not level up to AI PRO.

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