However, the avatars aren't achieved just by using filters. The filter also needs 10 to 20 photos of yourself.
"This is not a filter or an effect. These AI avatars are generated from scratch but with your face in mind. Upload 10-20 pictures, give it a few minutes, and get hundreds of artworks created by #artificialintelligence for you!" Prisma said in an Instagram post in November.
The app is free to download and provides a trial. But it will charge you $3.99 for a total of 50 images.
It states that the photos created won't be used by the company, but they would hold onto personal data for an undisclosed timeframe not mentioned in the policy.
Still, people can email email@example.com to request "deletion," "modification," or "correction" of their personal data provided to the company.
The Company License would help with "developing and improving our existing and new products."
According to the website, as a consumer, you are giving the company the right to this information.
Many people online claim that the pieces remove the artists' signatures or blatantly steal their work. And many of the artists are marginalised individuals.
"These are all Lensa portraits where the mangled remains of an artist's signature is still visible. That's the remains of the signature of one of the multiple artists it stole from," wrote graphic designer and artist Lauryn Ipsum on Twitter.
\u201cI\u2019m cropping these for privacy reasons/because I\u2019m not trying to call out any one individual. These are all Lensa portraits where the mangled remains of an artist\u2019s signature is still visible. That\u2019s the remains of the signature of one of the multiple artists it stole from.\n\nA \ud83e\uddf5\u201d