The Arts category includes proposals in subjects like art, humanities, media, literature, and music.

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What topics should be avoided in “Alternate History” SE?

Proposal: Alternate History Wikipedia entry for "alternate history": Alternate history or alternative history, sometimes abbreviated as AH, is a genre of fiction consisting of stories in which ...
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Better proposal title

Proposal: Penmanship This proposal has a scope that seems to be way larger than just "penmaship" per se. I mean, the definition of the term is : Penmanship is the technique of writing with the ...
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Will questions on miniature painting be on topic?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts As the title says, will questions on miniature painting, dioramas etc be on topic?
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How about adding Calligraphy to Arts and Crafts? Its decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering which is again an art

From: How about adding Calligraphy to Arts and Crafts? Its decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering which is again an art. What does community think about this? Proposal: Arts and ...
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What about to add “construction machinery experts” as potential users of the site?

Proposal: Architecture I added the example question: "In Prague a 90-year old reinforced concrete bridge is being repaired. What are the present-day technics to do that without a complete rebuild?"
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Why is some users unable to vote, comment or answer questions in the discussion zone

Two different users have told me that they are unable to vote, comment or answer in the discussion section. They complain that they see the discussion topic at the top of the proposal and when they ...
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On-topic at Tea?

Would questions from Chanoyu - Japanese Way of Tea be on-topic at Tea? For example, would "Chanoyu" be a tag on the latter site?
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Filmmaking Q&A advert does not reflect the new size

Just ran into this on Movies & TV and thought someone should know. Not sure if this is the best place for this specific question. Notice the text appears squished and the votes bar on the ...
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Characters: on topic?

Proposal: Book Exchange Should be questions about books with a character who has some charateristics in common with another character be on topic? I think they should, because they cover the topic ...
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How to handle Japanese words

Proposal: Chanoyu - Japanese Way of Tea How should Japanese words be handled on the Chanoyu site? Sometimes I guess use of the Japanese word is the most precise way of discussing something, but also ...
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Should candle making be permitted under “Arts & Crafts”?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Since candles can be made by hand, this subject should be permitted in the Arts & Crafts proposal.
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The “Entertainment” proposal was already covered by a number of more-specific sites

Proposal: Entertainment Different types of entertainment already have their own Q&A sites: Arqade for videogames Movies & TV Anime & Manga Role-playing Games Board & Card Games ...
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How and where can we promote the proposal for comics.se?

The room owners over at Mos Eisley, the main chat room for [scifi.se], were kind enough to pin a promotional message to the board. I've already hit the main [anime.se] and [movies.se] chat rooms, but ...
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How does this site plan to avoid questions where “every answer is equally valid”?

Proposal: Book Exchange One of the main points on the "What types of questions should I avoid asking?" page on every SE site is: every answer is equally valid: “What’s your favorite ______?" A ...
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Restarting the Comics proposal: scope and overlap

Proposal: Comics, Cartoons & Animation I'm well aware this proposal will have some overlap with established stacks. Anime & Manga Anime and Manga, Japanese animation and comics. That stack ...
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Book Recommendations seems like a better name than BookExchange

Proposal: Book Exchange It's just a personal opinion. The name Book Exchange sounds weird, like some sort of Secret Santa thing. The original name Book Recommendations sounds and suits much better. ...
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I am the creator of the old Literature proposal

Proposal: Literature Glad to see you've rebooted it. I was gonna do it myself today or tomorrow but I see you've beat me to it :) Oh well. We're going to have to spread this one like wildfire. Where ...
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Duplicate of Travel.SE?

Proposal: Geography Doesn't Travel.SE cover the entire scope of this proposal?
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How can we make this literature proposal succeed when other literature proposals have failed

Proposal: Literature I recreated the Literature proposal because I would really like a place where I can answer questions about Literature online. However, I'm a little bit worried, because past ...
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Is this for print only or also typsetting of ebooks and other digital media as well?

Proposal: Typography I am interested in improving my typesetting skills and the field of typography and so I hope that this stackExchange is launched. For clarification, is this for discussions ...
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Change the Arts & Crafts proposal description

Proposal: Arts and Crafts As per the discussion here I'd like to propose a change in the proposal description. Arts and Crafts Proposed Q&A site for questions about traditional artwork and ...
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Which site would be most suitable for rhetorics subjects?

I have a series of question I would like to ask related to rhetorics, debating and general techniques for persuasion. They range from quickly identifying logical fallacies to rhetorical semantics to ...
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Does the title “arts and crafts” need some work?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I think there's a subtle, but serious problem with the title. While "Arts and crafts" covers the topics very neatly, the subtext seems a little "macaroni painting" to me. It ...
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Would this site be suitable for more calligraphic-oriented questions?

Proposal: Penmanship I myself am very interested in calligraphy, and was wondering whether questions concerning the subject (calligraphic brushes, techniques, practice etc.) would be on-topic on a ...
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Why don't we consider more stationery items?

Proposal: Penmanship I think it could be useful not to consider just pens and related items but also different stationery items like mechanical pencils, different kinds of erasers and so on to make ...
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Have created advertisements on Reddit and Quora. Need your votes now!

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Probably you can upvote these so that the many people see it. Crafts reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/crafts/comments/3hjtz6/arts_and_crafts_qa_website_on_stackoverflows/ ...
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Works with beads will be on-topic?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Will works with beads, that ones that you press with ironing paper, be on-topic?
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Are art-related identification questions on topic?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Would questions asking to identify an artist by a given work be considered on-topic? A follow-up question would be: Are questions asking to identify a type of material or ...
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Should food decoration be on topic here?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Should questions regarding cake or any food decoration be on topic on this site? What does the community think?
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What is this site about and how does it differ from existing sites?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I've read through several of the discussions and everyone seems to be floundering in all different directions trying to keep the definition as vague as possible so as to ...
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Questions on abstract techniques like aesthetics and composition

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Looking at the example questions, there's a lot of mechanical how-to and tools use and not as much as I was expecting on the, for want of a better word, artistry side of ...
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Have created advertisements of Arts and Crafts on other sites. Need your votes now!

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Following advertisements need 6 votes each to be displayed on the corresponding main sites. I have done my bit. Can you help by voting now? On Graphics site: ...
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Do we want to allow requests to recommend or find off site resources?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Do we want to allow questions that ask the community to find or recommend something? This was touched on in this question: Are activities relating to A&C on topic? The ...
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Are activities relating to A&C on topic?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I'm a bit late to this party, since it's already in commitment, but have we considered whether activities relating to 'Arts & Crafts' are on topic? I am thinking from ...
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How to advertise Arts and Crafts site?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I can see advertisements of other sites on the sites I frequent. How can we create such an advertisement for our site? In which sites are we permitted to advertise? ...
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Typography is on topic at Graphic Design

Proposal: Typography The Graphic Design site accepts questions on typography, typesetting, print design, font design, lettering, and probably anything else related to typography. We welcome you to ...
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Proposal Definition

Proposal: Electronic Music Production The core idea behind this site is to focus on electronic music production, mixing and mastering. "Electronic", in this sense, means producers working / mixing in ...
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How should we define a craft?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Based on this discussion, we seem quite sure that we want a definition instead of a list. But how should we define arts and crafts? We don't need to have it 100% nailed ...
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Should fewer Arts areas be added to this proposal?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I'm somewhat new, so apologies if there is something obvious I'm missing, or a stunning reason for this seeming consensus, but... I'm not sure if this proposal should cover ...
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Should we change the proposal description to a definition instead of a list?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts The proposal description has always said that this proposal is for practitioners of arts and crafts, and has given a list of a few examples to give people ideas. Q&A ...
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Proposal: General English

I propose that a site be set up for general English questions. The sort that are too advanced for ELL, yet too simple and "common" on ELU.
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Should more Arts areas be added to this proposal?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts From here: http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/art-types.htm Basic Definitions of Art • Art: Definition and Meaning The meaning of beauty and art is explored in the branch of ...
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Remove Woodworking from Arts & Crafts?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts The Arts & Crafts proposal currently includes wood carving in the examples of things considered on topic. However, the Woodworking proposal is now in Beta. Should ...
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Would a Music Educators/Tutors site be viable?

I'm going to start to teach a student in a short while, and I would like to have a question site where I can ask things about how to teach certain techniques and such. Would this kind of site be ...
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where are ceramics and pottery?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts where's ceramics and/or pottery in the site description?
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papercrafts, origami and paper mache

Proposal: Arts and Crafts I was reading the site description for its topics: painting, drawing, textiles, papercrafts, crochet, sewing, jewelry, sculpture, beadwork, wood carving, origami, ...
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Is there a reason not to propose a music transcription site? Is it missing for legal reasons for example?

Questions like this on music, show a desire for a site where musicians can ask questions about specific works. How do you play them. What is going on in this part of the music? What chord did this ...
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Community for Game lovers

I have checked all SO communities. I am not able to found any game related community. Yes there is a one role playing game community. But it's not fruitful for all. So my idea is to have one more ...
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Are “Identify this song/LP/CD/mp3” appropriate on Music Fans?

Proposal: Music Fans For example, back in the 80's a friend of mine showed me an LP that was by some American band from 60's or 70's. Most (or maybe all) of the songs in the LP referred to a ...
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How can we advertise this proposal?

Proposal: Music Fans I was thinking maybe a Community Ad on a site to accelerate this proposal to Beta. I think that commitment would increase if this happened. So am I mistaken or is this viable? ...