General TFL Guidelines
- Please make sure you've read the rules carefully and checked the approved section before applying.
- If you're applying for more than one fanlisting, please use a separate form for each fanlisting you want.
- If the fanlisting you want fits into more than one category, please apply in both categories. This does not apply to certain categories, however. Please check the rules and category list pages for more information.
- Name, Email, HTML Example and subject are required fields. Your application will NOT go through unless you fill in these fields.
- Your HTML Example must be your own work. Applications submitted with a link to a website designed and built by someone else will be rejected.
- Please do not use AOL.com, Hotmail.com, Hotmail.co.uk, Live.com, Outlook.com, other MSN.com variations, Yahoo.com or other Yahoo variations because we cannot guarantee our emails will reach these addresses.
- PLEASE NOTE: there is a limit on the number
of upcoming fanlistings an owner may have. If you have:
- 6 fanlistings upcoming in a category and/or
- 20 fanlistings upcoming at the network
the staffer has the right to reject your application out-right or until you complete some of your upcoming fanlistings..
If some of these are pending finished forms being processed, include the completed URLs in your application form.
Do not use more than one email address to apply for your fanlistings.
Specific Arts and Design Rules
- Applications for fan artists belong in Fan Works.
- Applications for anime/manga artists belong at The Anime Fanlistings Network.
- When available, please include what sub-category your fanlisting is a part of:
- Architecture/Architects: Architects and architecture related subjects such as Stained Glass and Architecture itself
- Digital Arts/Artists: Art forms and artists whose work is created by means of computer. This includes digital animation/animators, graphic designers, web designers.
- Fine Arts/Artists: Artists active before 1890 such as Leonardo da Vinci, Artemisia Gentileschi, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
- Graphic Arts/Artists: Fanlistings for illustrators, and other artists whose work doesn't fall into other subcategories. Examples are Brian Froud, Edward Gorey, and John Howe.
- Individual Works: Individual paintings, sculptures, art installations, drawings and photos. Examples are the Scream by Edvard Munch, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, Le Baiser de l'Hotel de Ville by Robert Doisneau
- Miscellaneous: Different forms of art which aren't actual art movements/periods/schools and subjects which don't fit in the other subcategories. Examples are Art: Ancient Egyptian, Typography, Art: Pin-Up, Carl Faberge
- Modern and Contemporary Arts/Artists: Artists (painting, sculpting, installation art) active starting either with Post-Impressionism or afterwards; around 1890 and onwards until today. Examples are Frida Kahlo, Vincent van Gogh, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst
- Movements and Schools: Various art movements and periods through the ages. Examples are Surrealism, Cubism, Dada, Renaissance.
- Performance Arts/Performers: Forms of artistic dance, acting, famous dancers/performers.
- Photography/Photographers: Types of photography, and famous photographers.
- Shapes/Designs: Various shapes, patterns and designs. Examples include polka dots, hearts, stars.
- As asked on the application form, you MUST include a link with more information on the subject (such as Wikipedia), whether the subject is well known or not; you are making a crosslist request; etc. This is to make absolutely clear what you applying for as the staffer may not know the subject and/or to avoid any problems or misunderstandings.
Applications that do not include any more information on the subject and/or do not follow the guidelines above will be disregarded!
If you are unsure which subcategory your fanlisting belongs under, please feel free to contact the Arts and Design applications staffer.