Vary Region
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    Article Summary

    Use the Midjourney Vary Region editor to select and regenerate specific parts of an upscaled image.


    The Vary (Region) button appears after a Midjourney image has been upscaled.
    Regional variations are guided by the content in your original image and the area you select.
    Vary (Region) is compatible with Midjourney Model Versions V5.0, V5.1, V5.2, V6 and niji 5


    How to Use Vary Region

    1. Generate an Image

    Create an image using the /imagine command.

    An animated GIF showing the prompt "colored pencil squirrel wearing a crown" being typed in Midjourney


    2. Upscale the Image

    Use the U buttons to upscale your selected image.

    A grid of images generated by the Midjourney Bot using the prompt "colored pencil chipmunk wearing a crown" the U4 button is highlighted in blue.


    3. Select Vary Region

    Click on the 🖌️ Vary (Region) button to open the editing interface.

    An upscaled image generated by the Midjourney Bot using the prompt "colored pencil chipmunk wearing a crown" the Vary Region button is highlighted in blue.


    4. Select Areas to Regenerate

    • Choose the freehand or rectangular selection tools in the lower left of the Editor.
    • Select the areas of your image that you want to regenerate.
      • The size of your selection will affect your results. Larger selections give the Midjourney Bot more room to generate new creative details. Smaller selections will result in smaller, more subtle changes.
        Note: You cannot edit an existing selection but can undo multiple steps using the undo button in the upper right corner.

    The Midjourney Vary Region user interface showing an active selection made using the selection tool


    5. Submit Your Job

    Click the Submit → button to send your request to Midjourney Bot. The Vary Region editor can now be closed, and you can return to Discord while your Job is processed.

    Note You can use the 🖌️ Vary (Region) button underneath an upscaled image multiple times to experiment with different selections. Your previous selection will be preserved. You can continue to add to this existing selection or use the undo button to clear your selection.

    An upscaled image generated by the Midjourney Bot using the prompt "colored pencil squirrel wearing a crown" the submit button is highlighted in blue.


    6. View Your Results

    The Midjourney Bot will process your Job and generate a new image grid of variations within the area you selected.

    A grid of images generated by the Midjourney Bot using the prompt colored pencil squirrel wearing a crown to modify an existing image of a squirrel wearing a crown



    Vary Region Examples

    Upscaled Image

    An image of three colorful brooches generated in Midjourney using the prompt colorful candy brooches

    Prompt: colorful candy brooches

    Selection

    An image of an three colorful candy brooches overlaid with a Midjourney Vary Region editor selection

    Result

    An image of an three colorful candy brooches made with the Midjourney Vary Region editor


    Upscaled Image

    An image of a house branch generated in Midjourney using the prompt architectural drawing of a house

    Prompt: architectural drawing of a house

    Selection

    An image of an  architectural drawing of a house overlaid with a Midjourney Vary Region selection

    Result

    An image of a house made with the Midjourney Vary Region editor and the prompt rarchitectural drawing of a house



    Vary Region + Remix Mode

    You can use Remix mode with the Vary Region editor to update your prompt while regenerating specific parts of your image. Read about using Remix Mode with the Vary Region editor.

    Original Image

    An image of an alligator wearing sunglasses generated in Midjourney using the prompt alligator in sunglasses

    Prompt: gouache alligator in sunglasses

    Selection

    An image of an alligator wearing sunglasses overlaid with a Midjourney Inpaint editor selection

    Updated Prompt: gouache alligator in green sunglasses

    Result

    An image of an alligator wearing green sunglasses made with the Midjourney InPaint editor and the prompt green sunglasses

    Updated Prompt: gouache alligator in green sunglasses



    Technical Details

    Jobs generated using Vary (Region) will honor the following parameters:
    --chaos
    --fast
    --iw
    --no
    --stylize
    --relax
    --style
    --version
    --video
    --weird