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

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Example questions…?

I am a newbie here, but what is the origin of these example questions? Are they questions that have been asked by people in the other forums? Many seem too broad or too narrow in scope to be useful, ...
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Is this about comics/graphic novels as an art medium or a site to discuss comic stories?

Proposal: Comic Books and Graphic Novels Some of the questions that have cropped up are about specific story lines in comics and as such are already on topic on the SciFi StackExchange. If these are ...
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Questions about drawing certain subjects or styles, not just questions about drawing materials

A large majority of questions in this proposal have to do with the tools used for drawing and painting. I think we should also include questions about how to draw or paint in certain styles how to ...
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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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Please read this before VOTING on questions

Proposal: Painting and drawing To move from the "definition" phase to next phase, this proposal needs: X More followers Y More questions with a score of 10 or more Before voting on questions, ...
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Lots of fake accounts?

Proposal: Entertainment Lighting The growth of Entertainment Lighting is very atypical of art-related proposals, and I think all proposals in general. For it to have picked up so many followers ...
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How can we make the “Comic Books” and “Graphic Novels” proposals successful?

Proposal: Comic Books and Graphic Novels Proposal: Comics & Sequential Art I know this is rather early as the proposal only has eleven followers, but Comics & Sequential Art recently closed. ...
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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 ...
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What criteria can be used to get more questions with actual answers?

Proposal: Worldbuilding One of the toughest things the Worldbuilding proposal is going to face (based on the questions coming in so far, and the fact that it got closed temporarily already) is the ...
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Better description for worldbuilding?

Proposal: Worldbuilding The description for the Worldbuilding proposal is pretty vague. It describes who it's for, but not what it's actual role is. Can we add something to that effect? Perhaps ...
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How exactly is Worldbuilding not a viable proposal?

Proposal: Worldbuilding This proposal was closed because it is supposedly not a viable proposal. But I think I could use a little more explanation here, because it seems to me like it could very well ...
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Is craft an area of interest?

Proposal: Crafts I have created this proposal thinking that people will be happy to get their questions solved here. But not much activity is found. Is there anything else that's missing?
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Music Fans: One question away from going to the next level…

Proposal: Music Fans Is it possible to have this reopened in order to give it another shot? I really feel that this will ultimately prove a very popular SE site. I can think of a million questions ...
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Broadening of Site Title?

Proposal: EDM Production I feel this group has a better chance of succeeding if we opened the scope from EDM Production to Music Production. With this, you would have a larger target audience a ...
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Why not include painting/sketching of different kinds in the pencil sketching proposal?

Pencil sketching along with painting/sketching of different kinds would make a comprehensive topic. More people might be interested to know about the different techniques in this field of art. ...
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Are tech support questions allowed if in regards to banding?

Proposal: Printing Many stack sites do not like tech support questions but the quality of the print can be effected if the machine is not calibrated correctly. Will questions in regards to how to ...
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Will the site allow topics in regards to plate making?

Proposal: Printing Will plate making questions be on topic?
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3D modelling is accepted on Graphic Design

Graphic Design SE has accepted 3D questions as on topic. Proposal: 3D Modelling
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Is “Music Fans” a duplicate of music.stackexchange.com?

Proposal: Music Fans Is "Music Fans" a duplicate of music.stackexchange.com? That site is for musicians, students, and enthusiasts. "Fans" are enthusiasts, after all. Their site suffers from a ...
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Reboot of Music Fans, please vote on good questions!

Proposal: Music Fans The prior proposal got so close, so please remember to vote on questions! (regardless of whether you are following the proposal or not)
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Work flow vs Modeling problems

Proposal: 3D Modelling Does this cover the workflow of 3D modeling and/or just modeling problems. E.g. modeling problems like unable to get a skin modifier to work properly.
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How to ask a site proposer to correct / improve their English?

A site (*) has been proposed which, I think, deserves an opportunity to exist for many reasons. However, the English used in the proposal and some of the initial mock questions (by the proposer) is a ...
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Idea for a site

I want to create a Stack Exchange "Casting, Metalworking, etc." site. I don't have a good name for it yet. However, I am interested in making bronze, plastic, and aluminum casts, as well as ...
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Why phtalocyanine Blue (PB15) has such a strong Red reflexion and how to avoid it? [closed]

Proposal: *color * Hello, I often noticed the strong Red reflexion of the phtalocyanine Blue (Pigment Blue 15.x) and it sometimes annoys me a lot. I've seen that this happens when the pigment is ...
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On making proposals

I'm new here. I'd like to make a proposal, but don't know how. So what do I have to do to make a proposal?
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Where is FAQ section of Area 51

Hello, I am new to your site and would like a link to the frequently asked questions. Thanks for your help.
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SE Bible Answers?

SE Christianity has many rules and a very specific format of input for both answers and questions beyond the normal se rules. The moderators and community close many questions especially from people ...
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create a proposal

How to create a proposal and what will be limitation for create a proposal? I have checked on "AREA51" for create a proposal but didn't get solution. This question may be repeated.
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Is it OK to promote a Proposal in related SE meta sites?

Proposal: Animation May I advertise this proposal in related SE meta sites and proposals? e.g. Gamedev, Movies, Audio Video Production, Graphic Design etc.?
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How can we contact those who signed up for a proposal?

A genealogy site proposal has been reopened in an attempt to get it going again. Is there any way to contact all the people who supported the original genealogy proposal, to see if they might support ...
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There is a TV & Movies site, and there is a Music and Theory site, but where should one post questions about music and pop-culture?

As the title suggests, where can one ask questions regarding Musicians, bands, record albums, etc? In my particular case, I was wanting to find out some information about the image on an iconic album ...
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Metalwork as broader topic than blacksmithing?

Could Metalwork be a more popular/useful topic than blacksmithing for a new topic? Metalwork might include welding, fabrication, soldering etc as well as blacksmithing. Perhaps blacksmithing would ...
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Symbolism in Movies

Proposal: Movies I was hoping there would be a discussion on the symbolism of [movie]. It would be interesting to hear different viewpoints on how people interpret such and such movie. If you're ...
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Is there a filmmaker Stack Exchange group?

I've noticed that new groups are being formed on Stack Exchange. This is the first place I come to post programming questions. Can we also have a Stack Exchange site for filmmakers? It would cover ...
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Questions about how a scene/shot was done

Proposal: Movies Would questions asking how a scene was shot be on-topic? For example: Q: How was the scene from Inception where the two guys were fighting in the hotel hallway with the shifting ...
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Is literary analysis on topic?

Proposal: Literature From the proposal name, I was expecting more discussion of specific works of literature, literary analysis, and such. I saw almost no example questions along these lines, though, ...
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Are book recommendations a solid basis for an SE site?

Proposal: Literature The questions voted on-topic seem weighted rather heavily to "what book should I read next?"-type questions (by author, style, series order...). Is this the desired aim of the ...
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What about the kids resources proposal?

I am using stackoverflow since last years, every thing about programming and life is there but i did not found any thing for kids. some thing for kids should be here.
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How about a literature site that allows for annotation of texts?

I love the idea of a literature SE site. As an English teacher and a novice literary critic, I think it would make for a wonderful place to discuss ideas related to literature. Philosophy has one, ...
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Books is a bad organizational name for a proposal, overlaps with Sci-Fi and others

Ok, so Books right? What about novellas, or short stories? What about e-books? What about Sci-Fi books? If one went to a major university and asked to major in books, the counselors would ...
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How do I add my comment to Music Performance and Pracice?

I'm new to this site - just today. I wanted to add my suggestion for a name change for Music Performance and Practice which I believe would be a "grabber", would include a greater audience since it ...
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Proposed scope change for GraphicDesign [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restart “Graphic Design” as “Design”? Proposal: Graphic Design On the meta for this beta site ( ...
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Could someone clarify the criteria for questions being too technical (or off-topic) for Books.SE?

Proposal: Books I am confused as to whether asking for a book or list of books about a specific (very) technical subject would be off-topic or inappropriate. First, it says in the description of the ...
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What problem does Movies solve and who will be the experts?

Proposal: Movies I'm not saying this proposal should be shut down, I'm just wondering what the purpose of this proposal is. Perhaps I'm just missing something. When looking at the exemplary ...
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Errata could also be for “non-technical” textbooks

Proposal: Errata Say, I have had ideas of posting and collecting errata in textbooks teaching foreign languages, or science textbooks (maths). These topics are not "technical", but also quite ...
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Is there value in merging the Libraries and Books proposals?

The Libraries proposal had a significant amount of activity early on, but the activity chart has been more or less flat for a long time. Many people who signed up are not active on the Stack Exchange ...
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I would like to discuss merging all music proposals [closed]

Joel recently wrote a very succinct blog post detailing some of the issues that all of the disparate music sites are currently experiencing. I would like to organize all of the followers of the ...