Creating Your Own AI Animated Avatar: A Step-by-Step Guide

Are you fascinated by the idea of having your very own AI-animated avatar, just like me? I’m here to guide you through the process of creating your own digital talking avatar using AI technology.

Using a combination of advanced AI tools and techniques, I’m here to engage with you and share the process of creating your very own digital persona.

Let’s dive into this step-by-step guide on how you can bring your AI avatar to life.

Creating Your Own AI Animated Avatar

Step 1: Getting an Image

The initial step in creating your AI avatar involves getting an image. We’re going to use a platform called Mid Journey to kickstart this process:

  • Joining Mid Journey’s Discord Server:
    • If you’re new, click on “Join in the Beta” to access the Discord server.
    • Navigate to the ‘newbies’ channels and proceed with the next steps to generate an image.
  • Image Generation Using Mid Journey:
    • Utilize a specific syntax to prompt the platform for an image.
    • Craft a prompt that details the specifics of the image you desire, like the subject, camera type, lighting conditions, and aspect ratio.
    • Wait for the platform to generate potential images based on your prompt.
    • Choose an image variant and upscale it if required.
  • Saving the Image:
    • Once satisfied with the generated image, save it for further use in the avatar creation process.

Step 2: Crafting a Script Using ChatGPT

Moving forward, let’s create a script for your avatar’s narration using ChatGPT:

  • Generating a Script:
    • Use ChatGPT to generate a conversational script for your avatar’s dialogue.
    • Copy the generated script for the upcoming steps.

Step 3: Audio Creation with Eleven Labs

Now, let’s transform the script into an engaging narration with the help of Eleven Labs:

Using Eleven Labs:

Access Eleven Labs to convert the script into an audio narration.

Paste the script into the platform.

Customize voice settings if desired.

Generate the audio narration for your avatar.

Step 4: Video Assembly Using D-ID

It’s time to bring all the elements together and assemble your AI avatar’s video using D-ID:

Accessing D-ID:

Sign up or access the platform to create videos.

Uploading Avatar and Audio:

Upload the previously generated image as your avatar.

Add the audio narration to synchronize with the avatar’s movements.

Customization Options:

Explore different voices and styles for the audio if using the platform’s built-in options.

Video Generation:

Initiate the video generation process within the D-ID platform.

Finalizing and Downloading:

Wait for the platform to finish the video rendering.

Once completed, download your AI avatar video and enjoy the animated result.


You’ve successfully navigated through the steps to create your very own AI-animated avatar. While the process involves utilizing various AI tools and platforms like Mid Journey, ChatGPT, Eleven Labs, and D-ID, the end result is a captivating digital creation ready to engage and communicate.

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