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

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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? What ...
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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? ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Would it be possible to create a language to describe worlds in?

I am heavily influenced by the Myst-Series with this thought. There, the D'Ni found a way to use write symbols into special books, which then would open a portal to the described world. Of course ...
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How questions about an already created world should reference such world?

I am wondering how we could ease the attachment of documentation/references of an already existing world. Let's take as an example this question : Where should I put roads in this country to make it ...
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Can subjective song meanings be accepted answers?

Proposal: Music Fans As a follow up to The meaning of songs will also be explained on the Music Fans Proposal: Will only meanings that have been discussed or confirmed by the artist be valid? What ...
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Would we support expanding existing (fictional) worlds?

Proposal: Worldbuilding For instance, the Commonwealth Saga has a lot of details about the worlds in it, especially in the two novels set earlier in the timeline. Would questions relating to how ...
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Welcome to the site!

Proposal: Stained Glass Welcome to the Stained Glass proposal site! if you have any questions, please ask. If you follow, don't forget to vote!
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Is this for modern & popular music only?

Proposal: Music Fans The upvoted sample questions here (so far) are all about current or recent music/bands, mostly of the sort you'd hear on the radio (though there are niche genres/artists ...
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Easier the context to define world laws and elements

With my little experience reading lore forums, questions and debates always find it hard to the element of discussion in context. I see questions/answers in [Worldbuilding] will require references to ...
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Are questions about vocaloid allowed

Proposal: Music Fans I know this question has been asked before, but on a different proposal.Vocaloid is technically music, but it is also some sort of manga or anime. So would questions about this ...
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Would questions about how to use your constructed world be on topic?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Say I've recently finished my worldbuilding for Codename: Foobar. Would the following types of questions be considered on topic? I would not consider them so but nobody else ...
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Am I allowed to ask music genre artist recommendations?

Proposal: Music Fans Just as the title says above, am I allowed to ask for recommendations on artists similar to an artist I may like. E.g. Snoop Dog or is this crossing the line into opinionated/too ...
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We need more diversity, talk to your colleagues!! (About perceived duplicates and unsuccessful proposals)

First of all I'll say I love love love StackExchange. And I think it'd be awesome if communities from more fields of knowledge would spill their expertise to the CC internet. TL;DR We should be ...
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Duplicate of Musical Practice & Performance?

Proposal: Songwriting Wouldn't this draw users away from the site specified all question here would be on Topic at that site
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Would questions about existing world building tools or software be on topic here?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Correct me if I am wrong, by skimming trough the discussion I did not see this topic brought up. I am concerned about this as I am a user of a few tools that came up with ...
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Reach completion for a research question

Proposal: Worldbuilding In the case of research questions, it seems to me that often, you'd need the opinion of experts in many areas. For example I saw floating out there a question about a flat ...
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How do we prevent overlap?

Proposal: Worldbuilding How is it possible to prevent overlap with other SE sites? For instance, a lot of questions will be mostly history questions. There are many examples of this in the example ...
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Would support questions be on topic?

Proposal: Worldbuilding One question I thought of posting was what techniques can I use to stay sane whilst building my world? But then I started thinking, is this about world building? Would ...
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Is character development and story/plot development allowed here?

Proposal: Worldbuilding In light of the discussion happening over here, I want to get this particular part of the discussion going. This proposal is actually incredibly broad. Most of the time, I ...
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How do we define what is too broad a question for this site?

Proposal: Worldbuilding Certain questions are on the list of example questions that are quite broad and open to a lot of differing answers that all could be considered correct. A good example of this ...
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This proposal really needs to be properly defined

Proposal: Worldbuilding World-Building is a massive topic, covering many different areas. While I agree we shouldn't just go asking a scientist what would happen if happened, I also think that world-...
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Content Protection

Proposal: Worldbuilding A question occurred to me, we will be working with people's original creative works, what can we do to ensure that content is protected? I am not familiar with the rules on ...
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Please spend your votes!

Proposal: Worldbuilding Earlier, we had asked early followers to add new example questions, and you guys came through big. We currently have 49, though there's still plenty of room for more. (...
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Should research questions be allowed?

Proposal: Worldbuilding neilfein's answer to another question here got me thinking. He brought up several points about what he has called "Research Questions". (Neil, correct me if I'm wrong or ...
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Events to support a lively community?

Proposal: Worldbuilding In the Event this site makes it to beta and 'production' what sort of events could we host to make it a more lively community?
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Early Followers: Please help us by adding example questions!

Proposal: Worldbuilding I've written a lot here about the struggles of art-related proposals on Area 51. Many never get the needed number of followers, and many others that get that part never get ...
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How can we spread the word?

Proposal: Worldbuilding All art-based proposals have a steep uphill fight ahead of them. The problem is that the criteria for determining if a proposal is going to be viable (60 followers and 40 ...