What’s Coming to Skillshare This Spring

Learn calligraphy from the creator of some of the most iconic logos and illustrations. Get leadership tips from the CEO of a high-growth start up. Discover how an acclaimed author crafts stand-out opening scenes. These are just a handful of exciting learning opportunities coming your way in the next few months!

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Learn calligraphy with a design icon….

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Seb Lester, Fundamentals of Calligraphy

Boasting over 1M Instagram followers, Seb Lester is one of the most recognized designers of today.  He has developed logos and type illustrations for some of the world’s biggest brands, including the likes of NASA, Apple, Nike, and The New York Times. In his first Skillshare class, Seb will share his approach to the ancient art of calligraphy, walking through the basic forms in an easy to follow format. If you’ve been thinking about trying your hand at a calligraphy, or simply want to refine your style with the help of an expert, this class is not to be missed!

Get leadership guidance from a notable CEO...

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Steph Korey, A Masterclass on Leadership

Steph Korey is the co-founder and CEO of Away, a global lifestyle brand designing thoughtful objects to make travel more seamless. Under Steph’s leadership, Away has grown from a team of four to more than 150 employees, opened four U.S. retail locations, expanded internationally, and sold more than 300,000 suitcases.

In her first Skillshare class, Steph will share her tips for creating a culture where your team can thrive, helping you to create and retain incredible employees and grow your company faster and more sustainably than ever . It’s the perfect class for managers, small business leaders, and aspiring entrepreneurs!

 

Getting creative writing advice from a top-selling author...

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Daniel Jose Older, Creative Writing Essentials: Writing Stand-Out Opening Scenes

Acclaimed fantasy and young adult fiction writer Daniel Jose Older will help writers of all levels in his latest class on  how to craft a compelling opening scene.Using the first and last drafts of the opening scene for his urban fantasy novel Shadowshaper as cases studies, Daniel breaks down the anatomy of a scene and provides exercises to help students consider character, movement, and structure.

Get a behind the scenes look at an illustration pro’s process…

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Dylan Mierzwinksi, Watch Me Work

Illustrator and ever-popular teacher Dylan M. is nixing the traditional class format in her upcoming class! She will let you follow along as she does her regular workflow and completes her own projects. You’ll walk away with a sense of how a professional designer structures her time, approaches prompts and reviews and critiques her own work.

Create eye-catching geometric designs …

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Evgeniya & Dominic Righini-Brand, Geometric Graphic Design

Graphic design power duo Evgeniya and Dominic have a unique style that they’ve taught to over 20,000 students. In their next class, they will break down their approach to creating bold, geometric designs. You’ll tame and master a range of tools and techniques for creating eye-catching patterns in Adobe Illustrator.

Make your print on demand business a success...

Threadless and Wendy Bryan Lazar, Designing for Print On-Demand: Ideation to Branding

Wendy Bryan Lazar is a designer who makes a living selling her brand of quirky accessories, I Heart Guts, through print-on-demand sites like Threadless. In this class, she’ll walk through everything you need to know in order to get your print on-demand brand and business off the ground. You’ll get her tips for initial design ideation, strategies for branding and marketing, and tools for shipping. By the end of this class you’ll have the groundwork to start testing ideas and get your business off the ground.