The Best Courses on Skillshare in 2019 + 2 FREE Months

The Best Courses on Skillshare in 2019 + 2 FREE Months

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If you’ve been meaning to build up your professional skillset or start that side hustle, listen up!

Over the next few weeks, I will be featuring 3 best-selling classes from Skillshare in a variety of subjects as outlined below.

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Adobe Creative Cloud Discount

  • Week 1: Illustration, Graphic Design / Branding, Photography, UI/UX Design
  • Week 2: Creative Writing, Animation, Fine Art, Music, Lifestyle
  • Week 3: Film & Video, Marketing, Productivity, Freelance & Entrepreneurship, Web Development

Each week, I encourage you to take the time to do a few classes (at least one!) and learn something new each week. The classes are generally no longer than an hour.

There are over 22,000 courses to choose from, and you get FREE access to ALL of them for 2 months!

» Get 2 FREE Months of Unlimited Classes

There are no commitments and you can cancel at anytime. After the 2 months, premium plans start at $10/m.

Once you’re signed up, simply visit the course links below to start learning.

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Week One

Week one is focused on illustration, graphic design, photography and UI/UX design. Take your pick of what to learn!


Lettering Workshop

  1. Illustrated Lettering: Drawing Intricate Floral Forms with Gemma O’Brien
  2. Digital Illustration: Learn to Use Procreate with Jarom Vogel
  3. Graphic Illustration: Boldly Design with Color and Shape with Olimpia Zagnoli

» View top Illustration Courses

Graphic Design, Logos & Branding

Logo Grids

  1. Logotype Masterclass with Jessica Hische
  2. Design Like Draplin: 21 Tips for Speeding Up Your Design Workflow with Aaron Draplin
  3. Logo Design with Grids: Timeless Style from Simple Shapes with George Bakhua

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» View top Graphic Design Courses



  1. Fundamentals of DSLR Photography
  2. Fundamentals of Photo Editing
  3. Documentary Photography: Capturing Places and People

» View top Photography Courses

UI/UX Design

UX Courses

  1. Intro to UX: Fundamentals of Usability
  2. Digital Product Design: Create a Compelling UX Portfolio | Learn with Figma
  3. Digital Design: Creating Design Systems for Easier, Better & Faster Design

» View top UI/UX Design Courses


Week Two

This week we focus on Creative Writing, Animation, Fine Art, Music and Lifestyle.

Creative Writing

Writing Courses

  1. Creative Nonfiction: Write Truth with Style
  2. Storytelling 101: Character, Conflict, Context & Craft
  3. Writing Character-Driven Short Stories

» View top Creative Writing Courses

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Animation Course

  1. Simple Character Animation: Create a Walk Cycle with Duik
  2. Animating With Ease in After Effects
  3. How to Make an Animated YouTube Video

» View top Animation Courses


Fine Art

Watercolour Course

  1. Botanical Illustration: Paint a Colorful Garden with Watercolor and Gouache
  2. Watercolor Illustration: Developing a Wedding Brand Suite
  3. Ink Drawing Techniques: Brush, Nib, and Pen Style

» View top Fine Art Courses



Mixing Music

  1. Learn How to Mix Music with Young Guru
  2. Inside the Studio: How Music Producers Collaborate with Artists
  3. Remixing Dance Music: Digital Production Basics

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» View top Music Courses



Choose Must Course

  1. Choose Must: 10 Hands-On Exercises to Find and Pursue Your Passion
  2. Drawing as Self Discovery: 5 Ways to Start
  3. Sketchbook Illustration for All: Draw Your Day with Watercolor & Pen

» View top Lifestyle Courses



Week Three

This week the focus is on Film & Video, Marketing, Productivity, Freelance & Entrepreneurship and Web Development.

Film & Video

Film Course

  1. Create a Short Documentary Video Portrait
  2. DIY Cinematography: Make Your Video Look Like a Movie
  3. Low Budget Filmmaking — Tips and Tricks for an Indie Look

» View top Film & Video Courses



SEO Course

  1. Personal Branding: Crafting Your Social Media Presence
  2. Storytelling for Leaders: How to Craft Stories That Matter
  3. Introduction to SEO: Tactics and Strategy for Entrepreneurs

» View top Marketing Courses



Creative Growth

  1. Productivity Masterclass: Create a Custom System that Works
  2. The Perfect 100 Day Project: Your Guide to Explosive Creative Growth
  3. Productivity Habits That Stick: Using Time Theming

» View top Productivity Courses


Freelance & Entrepreneurship

Freelance Courses

  1. Presentation Essentials: How to Share Ideas That Inspire Action
  2. Pricing Your Work: How to Value Your Work as a Freelancer
  3. Be Your Own Boss: Strategies for Launching Your Creative Career

» View top Freelance & Entrepreneurship Courses


Web Development

Web Development Course

  1. Personal Branding Essentials: Making the Most of Squarespace
  2. Hand-Coding Your First Website: HTML and CSS Basics
  3. Creative Coding: Animating SVG with Simple CSS Code

» View top Web Development Courses


Take the challenge, take at least one course a week and level up your skills!