ArtSpots mulls expanding ratings, quality levels
The issue is a touchy one, as many artists use the site as a secondary "professional gallery" to show to family and co-workers. However, users appear to favour the idea, as long as it is restricted to those with companion status - a measure of drawing skill.
Also under consideration is a forum-based process of awarding this status, and that of the guild master, which is intended to focus on more subjective traits like colour and composition.
The debate began when users highlighted an inability to filter out sexually suggestive artwork without dropping to PG. Some expressed concern that content was pushing the PG-13 rating. Like its predecessor Yerf, ArtSpots has suffered from limited volunteer time, resulting in a slowdown in reviews and a delay before removal of reported images.