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This template should be added to articles about individual works of fan art, including both traditional and digital art. The template automatically includes the page in Category:Fanart.

See 2012 discussion about expanding fanart categories.

Fancomics get the template Template:Fancomic instead.

See Help:Fanworks and Help:Template Guidelines for help in choosing which template to use.

To embed this template on a page, copy & paste the code below to the top of the new page:



  • title - title of the art
  • creator - artist's name
  • dates - date posted/published
  • firstpublished - venue where the art was first posted/published (e.g. Tumblr, DeviantArt, name of the zine if a zine)
  • medium - e.g. digital art, traditional art (if traditional art then also oil paintings, watercolors, acrylic on canvas, pencil drawing, pen & ink, etc.)
  • genre - may refer to style (cartoon, realistic, photo-realist, Art Deco) or content (portrait, landscape, still life), including but not limited to fandom-specific genres and forms like Victorian AU, Chromatic Recasting, or Drawble
  • fandom - name of the source text or fannish tradition that applies
  • externallinks - link to the art if online
  • image - if a thumbnail image of the art is available, place file name here and format like so: [[File:Example.jpg|thumb|center|caption text]]

The Template

Fan Art
First Published:
External Links:
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