Skillshare Talks With Warby Parker Co-Founder Neil Blumenthal
Meet Neil Blumenthal, co-founder of Warby Parker. Over just four years, Warby Parker has disrupted the eyewear industry by offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price. In the process, the socially conscious eyewear retailer has distributed more than 1 million pairs of glasses to people in need, redefined the rules of business and sparked a movement of social entrepreneurs. In a word – wow!
This Skillshare Student Launched Her First Freelance Business. Here’s How.
Meet Jena Buckwell, a freelance Graphic Designer and Art Director who enrolled in a number of Skillshare classes to strengthen her Design portfolio. She’s enrolled in classes ranging from Photoshop, Logo Design, Contract Writing for Freelancers and Digital Strategy which also helped launch her freelance business off the ground. Read more about Jena’s story.
How to Illustrate a Penguin Character in 6 Steps
Simple shapes can build cute creatures when you design characters in Adobe Illustrator. Today, let’s create a cute penguin character comprised of circles, ellipses, and rounded rectangles! If you want to take your character design to the next level, check out all the amazing character design classes available with a Skillshare membership.
Mark Frauenfelder Launches Two DIY Maker Classes
Mark Frauenfelder, editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine and co-editor of Boing Boing is bringing his DIY skills to Skillshare through two new online classes launching today: Introduction to DIY: Become a Maker and Introduction to Arduino: Creating Interactive Projects.
5 Design Classes to Jumpstart Your Creativity
Hey, all Designers and Design enthusisats! We’ve just added dozens of new Design classes to our Membership course catalogue. Plus, with our current 7-day trial running, you’ll be able to enroll for free! Check out some of our five favorite Design classes below:
Guy Kawasaki’s AMA: The 10 Best Questions and Answers
To kickoff the launch of his new Skillshare class, Art of the Start: Turning Ideas into High Growth Businesses, startup pro Guy Kawasaki hosted an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit yesterday afternoon. Aspiring entrepreneurs and fans seeking advice had a chance to ask Guy anything!
Seth Godin’s AMA: The 10 Best Questions and Answers
To kickoff the launch of his new Skillshare class Modern Marketing Workshop, best-selling author and entrepreneur Seth Godin dropped by the Skillshare Headquarters yesterday for our very first “Ask Me Anything” session. Seth generously shared his knowledge as hundreds of inspiring marketers, entrepreneurs and fans joined in on Skillshare’s Tumblr to ask questions and seek advice.
Show Your Love With Homemade Valentine’s Day Cards
Show your loved ones how much you care with a homemade Valentine’s day card, straight from the heart. Learn how to create greeting cards, calligraphy or hand-lettering from one of the classes below to create a one of a kind Valentine’s day card for your loved one!
Learning by Doing
We knew from the start that we wanted to do online education differently. We have a simple philosophy that drives our view on education: learning by doing. On Skillshare, students prove what they learn through project completion, while collaborating with other classmates, asking questions, sharing ideas, and exchanging feedback in class. In August, we launched our version of MOOCs (massive open online course) – our Online Skillshare Classes. We’ve started to see a tremendous amount of success with this unique model around “doing”.