8 Creative Online Classes To Spark Your Imagination by Katherine Nielsen

Developing new skills and techniques to inspire your creativity can get you out of any creative rut and you can do it in the comfort of your own home, sitting in your pajamas if you so choose.

Online creative classes are available in droves through subscription sites like Phlearn, Masterclass and CreativeLive who offer thousands of classes all from the comfort of your own home.

CREATIVE LIVE - Documentary Photography: Creating a Life in Storytelling with Amanda Lucidon If you really want to learn the art of telling a story through your images. Who better to learn from than former Official White House Photographer Amanda Lucidon. This course, will help you develop your these skills.

CREATIVE LIVE - Understanding Viral Content Going viral on social media can catapult your career. How you can make it happen relates to your understanding of audience behaviour and what different platforms can do for you. This course delves into the details of the most popular social platforms.

SKILLSHARE Documentary Photography As a National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale takes you on journey, sharing her documentary photography techniques. Arriving always before the sun comes up and again at sundown to capture the best photos opportunities and taking you step-by-step through the visual storytelling process. Perfect for aspiring photojournalists or photographers seeking inspiration, and anyone seeking essential techniques for documenting the world around you.

SKILLSHARE Finding your Unique Editing Style Travel and Lifestyle Photographer Sean Dalton covers everything you need to know about finding and developing your own unique editing style using Adobe Lightroom. Starting with steps that will help you develop your editing style.

PHLEARN How to select and change colours in Lightroom In this episode, Aaron shows you how to use the Adjustment Brush in combination with Range Masks to make precision selections and use those selections to change the colour of nearly in anything!

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MASTERCLASS With Annie Leibovitz The Art Of The Photo Annie Leibovitz was the first female to be named chief photographer at Rolling Stone. In this online class Annie shows us that what makes a picture stunning isn’t the equipment or editing but in the story. See the world through her eyes.

MASTERCLASS With Jimmy Chin Teaching you techniques for capturing breathtaking action shots. AS an adventure photographer Jimmy has had many award wining covers and images. This photography class, will teach you many creative approaches to use in your everyday photography journey.

MASTERCLASS With Margaret Atwood The woman behind The Handmaids Tale this fascinating insight into the creative mind of Margaret Atwood who is often referred to as the “Prophet of Dystopia,” is today considered one of the most influential literary voices of our generation. Her online writing class will help you to understand how she crafts compelling stories, developed from historical to speculative fiction. Exploring the creative process, developing ideas to assist you writing process.