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Fan Art is artwork that is based on a character or object from a well known media subject, that was created by someone other than the creator of said media subject. It comes in a large variety of designs and styles, many which are listed below.
Fan art grew popular between the 60’s and the 70’s, at the time where Star Trek and Star Wars Fandoms started to grow. Due to this, fans became interested in what the characters would do/look like in different scenarios. Thus the creation of, “Fan Art”. Since then, fan art has risen drastically.
The fan art online grew with the creation of deviantART , where artists from around the world can submit any piece of art they made.
Fan Art has been acclaimed by many, many individuals. Due to the topic being loved and praised by millions of others, the topic grew, and became increasingly popular.
Fan Art has made a huge impact on the way people look at movies, games, etc, by exploring the worlds of the various medias, in a way that the creator of the various medias couldn’t have.
Inside in every fandom, fan art are heavy presented, in fact its because of them that the fandom exist,since 50% of the fandom consist of fan art, and vice-versa.
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Anime / Manga
Anime / Manga revolves around giving any form of character an anime style, the form of art has grown drastically since its origin in Japan. This form of art is also often combined with Rule 63 and Rule 34. This form of art itself has a variety of sub-forms.
Anthropomorphism revolves around designing non-human characters as if they were a person, and gives them the characteristics that the original has. This form of art also popular with websites , such as Facebook, Twitter, and more, with appearances and personalities that reflect what the site is like (for instance, Facebook would be a social person, Wikipedia would be a nerdy-smart person, etc.)
Rule 63 revolves around flipping the gender of someone or something specific, often giving them an anime-like appearance. The characters are often designed to show some form of sexual activity, similar to rule 34. This has caused confusion around some characters, such as, “Birdo”.
Rule 34 revolves around pornographic fan art depicting sexual encounters, rape, and other gruesome images. This has seen modest spread since its inception in October 2004. The reception to this kind of fan art is mainly negative, but to some, it is a fetish.
Alternate Universe are stories in which the author deliberately alters the original origins of the story, thus creating an entirely new world with the original characters. for example, you can take a simple character such as Finn from Adventure Time and put him inside the Death star. This type of Fan Art is usually well praised.
Untoons are where cartoon characters are designed to be lifelike, as if they were realistic.
Grimdark is where characters are modified and edited to show a dark and negative appearance. Usually these kind of fan art are created after some fan fictions or creepypastas, such as Slenderman.
Shipping represents a love between two characters in any series that doesn’t exist in the actual series itself. This sometimes includes a Rule 34 theme to it.
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