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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
0answers
13 views

How is this going to be different from Web Masters?

Proposal: Content creators How is Content creators going to be different from Web Applications? Questions about YouTube have been posted on there before.
3
votes
1answer
31 views

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.
12
votes
1answer
129 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
66 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
41 views

Consider explaining downvotes

Proposal: Radio Shows & Podcasts I'm a visitor to this proposal because I saw it linked on M&TV... but it's really off-putting to visit a proposal and see four out of five proposed questions ...
7
votes
2answers
97 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
19 views

Stage & Lighting

Is Proposal: Stage a superset of Proposal: Lighting? Is stage lighting off topic at one or the other?
4
votes
1answer
21 views

Should podcasts be on-topic?

In proposal: Public & Talk Radio, should podcasts (esp. those not also broadcast as a show) be on-topic?
1
vote
1answer
76 views

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. ...
2
votes
0answers
50 views

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 ...
-2
votes
1answer
54 views

Duplicate of Travel.SE?

Proposal: Geography Doesn't Travel.SE cover the entire scope of this proposal?
17
votes
3answers
276 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Dupe of Acting & Theatre Art?

Proposal: Stage Dupe of https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/92128/acting-and-theatre-art ?
3
votes
0answers
44 views

Possible Duplicate of Video.SE

Proposal: Filmmaking It seems to me that this would be a duplicate of Video.SE. How would the questions be different?
1
vote
1answer
22 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
48 views

Has anyone tried to reach out to filmmaking youtube channels?

Proposal: Filmmaking There is a huge filmmaking commnunity on Youtube. Has anyone thought to try to contact some of the better known youtubers to see if they could give us a shout out or even spend a ...
2
votes
2answers
128 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

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 ...
-4
votes
2answers
204 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Can we post texts written in other languages than English?

Proposal: Writing Critiques It's fairly common to see multilingual people on SE. Would it be possible to propose texts written in French or Spanish? I'm not talking about asking for corrections, but ...
3
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
48 views

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 ...
5
votes
0answers
125 views

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/ ...
4
votes
1answer
135 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
65 views

Stackexchange Movies & TV has many questions and answers appropriate to the Filmmaking proposed site

Proposal: Filmmaking Here are some examples I know about (because I answered them) from the Movies & TV Stack Exchange. Why do professional green screens look so much better? Why do films have ...
1
vote
4answers
101 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

How is this different from Writers?

How is Proposal: Writing Critiques different from http://writers.stackexchange.com/? This question expands on the discussion on this example question given for Writing Critiques.
1
vote
3answers
110 views

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?
1
vote
3answers
130 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
159 views

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: ...
2
votes
0answers
59 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
97 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

What is the difference between proof reading and critique?

Proposal: Writing Critiques Can you give an example of what is allowed and what's not w.r.t critique? Can I simply say: This is what I have written about topic X. Please write a critique on it?
2
votes
1answer
62 views

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? ...
14
votes
1answer
107 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
74 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
114 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
45 views

“Critique” instead of “literature review”?

Proposal: Literature Review I propose the name "Critique" and the url "critique.SE" instead of "Literature Review".
0
votes
2answers
151 views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
146 views

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 ...
-8
votes
1answer
43 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
114 views

Isn't Art History an essential website?

Proposal: Art History I am wondering why no one created this proposal. isn't this subject one of the most important subject that is studied in the universities? And lots of question would rise in ...
3
votes
1answer
80 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
138 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
60 views

where are ceramics and pottery?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts where's ceramics and/or pottery in the site description?
0
votes
1answer
40 views

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, ...
-3
votes
4answers
115 views

Is RC & Scale Modeling covered by Arts & Crafts?

I believe the proposal for RC & Scale Modeling would be covered by the proposal for Arts & Crafts. Should they be merged?