Daniel José Older is a New York Times best selling author of novels and short stories. Learn Daniel's secrets for staying inspired and productive in his writing career.
Lauren Hom is a self-taught letterer, illustrator, designer and Skillshare teacher. Learn Lauren's secrets for staying inspired and achieving success in both professional design and in life!
Drew Geraci has mastered the art of time-lapse photography and now runs his own production company. You can spot his work on the opening sequence of House of Cards, and he now has his own production company District7. Read our interview with him to learn more about his career, his craft, and his creative process.
Just in time for Halloween, designer and illustrator Stefan G. Bucher has released a brand-new Skillshare class, Drawing Daily Monsters: Finding Inspiration in a Drop of Ink. This 45-minute class goes behind-the-scenes at his Los Angeles studio to reveal how he transforms inkblots into quirky creatures—and then inspires students to make their own!
Simon Sinek is a master storyteller best known for popularizing the concept of “The Golden Circle,” which has become the third most viewed TED talk of all time. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, and Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t.
Peter Mendelsund’s name might not ring a bell, but if you’re a book lover, his witty and visually arresting covers have definitely caught your eye. Mendelsund has managed to create some of the most recognizable and celebrated book covers in the world, such as Stieg Larsson’s "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," James Gleick’s "The Information," and James Salter’s "All That Is" to name a few.
Last week, acclaimed journalist and Skillshare teacher Susan Orlean gave her students a special opportunity to ask her anything. Questions ranged from writing and teaching to stories she’s saving for a rainy day. Fellow Skillshare teacher Grace Bello even jumped in with a question!
Susan Orlean has written about almost everything. In addition to being a staff writer for the New Yorker for more than two decades, she has contributed articles to globally recognized magazines such as Vogue and Esquire and has published eight nonfiction books, including The Orchid Thief and Rin Tin Tin.
Paula Scher is one of the world’s most legendary graphic designers. The award-winning design icon has been at the forefront of graphic design for more than four decades, working with an impressive roster of big-name clients as a partner at the distinguished international design consultancy Pentagram. From the Citibank logo to the MoMa brand identity, Scher’s iconic images have attracted acclaim throughout the world.
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!
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!
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.