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

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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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Guideline/principals about what works are or are not literature?

Proposal: Literature Have you had conversations about the scope of the conversation? Are you casting a wide net, so genre fiction would be included in the realm of "literature"? Would you envision ...
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Include photos and images?

Proposal: Graphic Art Critique Can we include critiques on photos and images here?
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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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Art vs Arts & Crafts

Proposal: Art What does this proposal cover that isn't covered by Arts & Crafts?
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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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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?
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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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What can I do to spread awareness of this site?

Proposal: Literature I am not a literary academic or professional. Just someone with a keen interest in analyzing, learning about and discussing literature. I have found in the past that there's a ...
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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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Should this really be listed under “Arts”?

Proposal: Homeschooling Would "Life" be a better category for this proposal?
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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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This topic already exists in beta

Proposal: Music Production See: http://sound.stackexchange.com/ http://music.stackexchange.com/ Between these two betas, you should be able to ask and answer all the questions you want.
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“Critique” instead of “literature review”?

Proposal: Literature Review I propose the name "Critique" and the url "critique.SE" instead of "Literature Review".
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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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Let's play the guessing game

Proposal: Song Identification and Interpretation This proposal for a website about identifying songs is essentially what Stackexchange co-founder Jeff Atwood found to be a bad fit for the ...
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Overlap with SuperUser.com

Proposal: Graphic Design Software Support Any question which is a good question, yet not within the scope of GraphicDesign.SE typically falls under the SuperUser.com umbrella. We do get a great deal ...
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Duplicate of Graphic Design

Proposal: Graphic Design Software Support This really appears to be a duplicate of Graphic Design. I did see the meta post here, however I disagree with it strongly. Here is my answer, Questions that ...
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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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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 ...
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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 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?
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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? ...
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Would it be appropriate to share this on Ravelry?

It seems that this proposal doesn't have a lot of steam and the best way to fix that would be to share a link to it on Arts & Crafts type of sites. Ravelry (a social and project management site ...
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Can I discuss/ask about the relationship between composer's life and their song style?

Proposal: Music Fans As this forum is titled "Music Fans", while music and songs are written by composers who most likely get their inspiration from their lives/philosophical principles/sociocultural ...
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Is a question about music in general allowed (see example)?

Proposal: Music Fans For example, would Can lyrics of political nature really revolutionize a nation that lacks of good basic education? be a valid question? I think the description doesn't scope ...
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Are questions about proofreading on-topic?

Proposal: Literature Review Can I ask for proofreading on my work?
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Am I allowed to ask for criticism on any of my writing?

Proposal: Literature Review Am I allowed to ask for criticism on, say, my blog? What am I not allowed to ask for criticism on? Should I censor or re-phrase offensive material?
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Questions on songs in what languages can be asked here?

Proposal: Music Fans Even if this site is about "Music", a mandatory element, song will follow in most of the cases. And then a question comes songs of what languages can be allowed. Since most of ...
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Are “Guess This Song” Appropriate On Music Fans?

Proposal: Music Fans Are questions like "Can you help me identify the song I heard in some-recently-released-movie-towards-the-ending" allowed to be asked on Music Fans ?
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Update Definition of this Proposal

Proposal: Music Production For "Musicians", as you state in the definition of this Proposal, there already is Music. So I guess this site is thought for music producers using a DAW (working on a ...
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Duplicate or drastic overlap: Literature, Literary Theory and Criticism

Proposal: Literature, Literary Theory And Criticism I can't say which one is 'right', but should we combine these two?
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Duplicate or drastic overlap with English

Proposal: Literature
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Covered by Arts and Crafts?

Proposal: Origami Is this not covered under Arts and Crafts proposal?
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How does audio differ from sound design?

Proposal: Audio The vast majority of purposed questions for would also be on topic on sound design, which covers professional audio already. The biggest problem is lack of clear scope on sound ...
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Voting on the questions [with less than 10 votes] is the way to make this site a success

Proposal: Arts and Crafts This site proposal needs 7 more questions with minimum 10 votes to move to the next phase and to prevent itself from dying. *I request the Followers (people) to exercise ...
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Are question about lyrics is allowed?

Proposal: Music fans There are many songs in which some nice, funny, touching, etc lyrics is used. Are question about them is allowed?
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Are questions about a band's CDs allowed?

Proposal: Music Fans I have read that the band Swedish House Mafia had 2 different CD releases of their Until Now album - a regular version with 10 tracks and a deluxe version with 22 tracks. A few ...