Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [arts]

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

6
votes
2answers
108 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
125 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
159 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

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 ...
16
votes
1answer
321 views

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 ...
20
votes
1answer
193 views

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)
1
vote
1answer
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
34 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
32 views

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.
11
votes
1answer
258 views

How to propose a new site?

How to create a proposal and what will be limitation to create a proposal? I have checked on "AREA51" for create a proposal but didn't get solution. This question may be repeated.
7
votes
2answers
118 views

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.?
6
votes
0answers
45 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
56 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
119 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
125 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
154 views

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 ...
12
votes
1answer
151 views

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, ...
4
votes
2answers
120 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

What about the kids resources proposal?

I am using Stack Overflow 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.
0
votes
2answers
87 views

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, ...
11
votes
2answers
202 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
39 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
78 views

Proposed scope change for GraphicDesign [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restart “Graphic Design” as “Design”? Proposal: Graphic Design On the meta for this beta site ( https://graphicdesign.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/...
6
votes
1answer
99 views

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 ...
14
votes
1answer
387 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
50 views

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 non-...
7
votes
2answers
297 views

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 ...
12
votes
3answers
101 views

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 ...