Below is a list of genres included within the art gallery. Members can use their best judgement in selecting where they place their images within these genres, but if you need a little assistance with the definitions, here you go. Also Moderators may move images into genres if they feel it is needed.Abstract - Considered apart from concrete or practical existence.
Alternative - Existing outside what genres are currently listed.
Animals - An organism of the kingdom Animalia, differing from plants and humans.
Anime - A style of animation developed in Japan characterized by stylized colorful art and futuristic settings.
Architecture - The art and science of designing and erecting buildings.
Atmosphere/Mood - The dominant tone or mood of a work of art.
Aviation - Aircrafts
Careers - A chosen pursuit; a profession or occupation.
Character Formulas - Screen captures of dial settings used to recreate someone's character face or body.
Collage - An assemblage of elements.
Comics - A group of cartoons in narrative sequence.
Creatures - An imaginary or fantastical being.
Faeries - A tiny, mischievous, imaginary being.
Fantasy - A creation of the imagination whether expressed or merely conceived.
Fashion - The prevailing style or custom.
Film/TV - A story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement.
Flowers/Plants - A structure having showy or colorful parts; a blossom.
Food - Something that nourishes or sustains in a way suggestive of physical nourishment.
Fractal - A geometric pattern that is repeated at ever smaller scales to produce irregular shapes and surfaces that cannot be represented by classical geometry.
Glamour - An air of compelling charm, romance, and excitement, especially when delusively alluring.
Gothic - (Includes Dark) A style of fiction that emphasizes the grotesque, mysterious, and desolate. Art forms prevalent in northern Europe from the 12th through the 15th century.
Historical - Based on or concerned with events in history.
Home - A place where one lives.
Horror - (Includes Dark) Something unpleasant, ugly, or disagreeable.
Humor - Something laughable, amusing or funny.
Illustration - That which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible.
Macro - (Close-up) Large in scope.
Medieval - Relating or belonging to the Middle Ages.
Military - The whole body of soldiers; soldiery; militia; troops; armed forces.
Modeling - Art of forming to give a three-dimensional appearance.
Music - CD covers, Artwork with the feel and flow of music.
Mythology - The collective myths which describe the Greek Gods.
Nature/Landscape - The world of living things and the outdoors.
Objects - A material thing.
People - Humans
Pin-ups - A picture, especially of a sexually attractive person, that is displayed on a wall.
Portraits - Representation of the human face painted from real life.
Realism - Art that represents events and social conditions as they actually are (without idealization).
Religious/Spiritual - Art representing a set of beliefs, values, and practices.
Romance - To make love to; court or woo.
Scenic - Views of any sceneary art includes rural, urban, villages, etc.
Science Fiction - Art involving the imagined impact of science on society.
Science/Technology - Art, skill, or expertness, regarded as the result of knowledge of laws and principles.
Sea/Undersea - Ocean/waters and all living and non-living things within the ocean.
Seasonal/Holiday - Events and holidays throughout the year.
Space - The solar system, stars, and galaxies exist; the universe.
Sports - Physical activity that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively.
Step-by-Step - Images that give step by step instruction or examples of how a work or style was created.
Still Life - The class or style of painting which represents inanimate objects.
Story/Sequential - Series of events within an art image that tells a story or an image with a written narrative story or poem. Succeeding or following in order.
Surrealism - Art that attempts to express the workings of the subconscious and is characterized by fantastic imagery.
Transportation - Cars, trucks, cycles, buses, trains, planes, boats, etc. transporting.
Virtual Reality - Art focused on computer simulation.
Weapons - An instrument of attack or defense in combat.
Weird - Art of the odd and unusal.
World Events/Social Commentary - A significant occurrence or happening reflected in the world. Relating to, or dealing with social situations and conditions.
Youth Art - Your child's artwork.
Please refer to our TOS regarding an acceptable image or ask one of our moderators/admins if not sure.