4 online courses for the creative minds

Posted on 05/03/2018

Developing creative thinking involves learning something new every day. For those who want to make the time to enforce their creativity without leaving their house, this article is for you! You can learn to be creative from the comfort of your room, for none to little money by doing these 4 online creative course. From Skillshare to Udemy or even Youtube, there are hundreds of platforms that offer tutorials for creatives. Depending on what niche you are interested in, you can try any of the following courses. In this article, you will find 4 online courses for the creative minds.

 

1.Crash Course

 

This YouTube channel called Crash Course offers hundreds of different courses for the creative minds. This popular channel published courses on cinematography, filmmaking, editorial, 3D graphics, programming and many more. If you are interested in literature too, there are videos explaining different books, films, and even political theories. Prepare your mind for hours of learning, because once you start watching the videos you won’t be able to stop. All of the videos are around 10 minutes long, explained in a simple way, making every piece of information easy to digest. What are you waiting for? Go check it out and expand your knowledge! It’s free! Just click here.

 

2. Skillshare Classes

 

Skillshare is an online learning community that offers thousands of classes in many creative fields. As the name suggests people join the community to share their skills, and others join to learn. You can find classes in design, business, technology, marketing, painting, carpentry, everything you can imagine! Some examples of the tutorials they offer are: “Building online presence: Personal Branding through Social Media”, “Blogging for Beginners”, “Drawing Imaginary Worlds”, etc.

 

If you also wish to create tutorials and share them, you can do too! You could even get paid for it. Skillshare’s purpose is to keep their community up-to-date with the latest cutting-edge skills, network with creative peers and discover new opportunities. They also aim to make the new economy an open meritocracy, where the skills and expertise needed to succeed are available for anyone willing to learn them.

You can join the community for free, with a limited access to the tutorials. They offer a 2 free Premium month trial if a friend invites you to join and normal monthly payment costs 11 euros. They offer other types of payment and scholarships, check them all out here.

 

3. Udemy – Design, Photography, Lifestyle courses

 

Udemy is an online learning platform. It is aimed at professional adults. Unlike usual academic programs are driven by traditional college coursework, Udemy uses content from online content creators. Udemy provides tools which enable users to create a course, promote it and earn money from student tuition charges. Most importantly, they offer many courses from creative fields like design, photography, lifestyle, marketing, music, etc. Some examples are: “Create Professional Videogames”, “How to draw Heads step by step”, or “Game Music Composition”. All of their courses cost 11.99 euros. Even though they are not free, the quality of the courses is excellent. The courses are usually long, around 15 hours on-demand video, you get full lifetime access, access to mobile and TV and a certificate of Completion. Invest in yourself and enroll in the course of your choice!

 

4. YouTube

 

There is no doubt that YouTube can be a vast source of knowledge, especially in the creative field. As mentioned already in the first option, the channel Crash Course is a good option, but it’s only one of the many channels that offer tutorials on creative topics. You can type in any topic you are interested in and you will most probably find a tutorial. Among the most popular ones are beauty tutorials, they are a boom at the moment, cooking tutorials also, Photoshop tutorials too. Here are my top pick channels for creative minds:

In general, you can find any type of tutorial on YouTube for free! This is a great option for those who want to keep their money in their wallet.

 

To sum up

 

You can find anything you are interested in the internet nowadays. These Platforms are some of the many options that offer courses for the creative minds. Make use of this guide and check out what is better for you.

 

Have you tried any of this platforms? Did you find any course you liked?

Let us know in the comments below!

 

Written by
Ana López
Hi! My name is Ana. I'm a trilingual storyteller, book enthusiast and a writer-in-the-making. I'm currently a student of English Philology at the University of Vienna, but I'm originally from the tropics. I am an online media fanatic, a feminist, and a series binge-watcher.