I want to bring to your attention a wonderful opportunity to start learning for free today with the amazing selection of live and on air classes from CreativeLive. You can learn creative skills from the world’s top experts – Pulitzer Prize, Grammy, Oscar Winners, and New York Times best selling authors, thought leaders, and legendary entrepreneurs. With over 1,500 curated classes in Photography & Video, Money & Life, Craft & Maker, Art & Design, and Music & Audio, there is something for everyone. Students can watch on-air broadcasts for free or buy a class and own the content for life.
Plus, you can get your daily creative fix on the iOS app with 1 free lesson of your choice, each and every day. I have posted some upcoming classes below that I feel you, my readers would be interested in checking out! I might see you there as I think this is a great way to learn! Makes a great Gift!
Create Impactful Composites in Photoshop
Composites are more than just merging images together. To make a realistic composite, one needs to consider light sources and perspective. By using Adobe® Photoshop® you can create worlds and scenes with your photography that would take extreme budgets to capture in camera.
FREE Broadcast: May 18th – 19th
make money as an artist
So you went to art school and still dream about sharing your creativity with the world – but making money has proven to be quite difficult. Craft expert Megan Auman is here to help. She’ll help you shift your mindset and empower you with the necessary skills so you can make a living from selling your art – without feeling like you’re selling out.
FREE Broadcast: May 19th – 20th
shape wire into jewelry
Learn how to manipulate wire into beautiful, handmade twisted wire jewelry with Raïssa Bump in Beginning Wirework for Jewelry Making.
Raïssa is a lifelong jewelry maker and she’ll bring her experience and love of the craft to this beginner-friendly class. Basic twisted wire stacking rings, bangles, and earrings are a great starting place for aspiring jewelry makers who want to experiment with malleable metals.
FREE Broadcast:May 20th – 21st
the basics of beads and wire
Create a chain link necklace and learn techniques for working with beads from Raïssa Bump in Wireworking with Beads for Jewelry Making.
Raïssa is a jewelry maker and in this beginner-friendly class, she’ll show you how to create a chain with bead details.
FREE Broadcast:May 21st – 22nd
MMake a Living Doing What You Love
It takes work to get the work you love. It takes knowing how to interview well, how to communicate flawlessly, how to articulate your own purpose and to simultaneously do this while facing tremendous rejection. Debbie Millman is one of the most influential design minds of our time; an author, educator, brand strategist, and founder and host of the acclaimed podcast Design Matters.
FREE Broadcast:May 22nd – 23rd
Build a photography business in just 12 weeks
Professional photographers aren’t just people with a knack for photography and a good camera — because launching a small business on nothing but passion is a sure-fire way to fail spectacularly. Layer business savvy, marketing know-how, professional grit and more onto your existing passion and learn how to start a photography business. Take your hobby, vision, and creativity and build a career — whether you are looking to run a full-time business or just a side gig.
FREE Broadcast:May 23rd – 24th
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