Creative Class Topics for Skillshare

The beauty of teaching on Skillshare is that you’re truly empowered to teach any topic or skill about which you’re passionate. With over 2 million students on the platform eager to learn, the possibilities of what you can teach are limitless.

Creative classes have long been some of the most popular classes on the platform so it’s a great field to teach on Skillshare. Here are some ideas to get your wheels turning. Check them out and get started on your own class here!

Graphic Design

Teach students how to design a unique logo or typeface, best practices for displaying data, or a creative technique they can use to depict their favorite furry friend. Don’t shy away from teaching a more advanced class - tons of users on Skillshare have graphic design backgrounds, there is an excited audience ready for more advanced topics! Evgeniya and Dominic Righini-Brand go beyond the basics in their class, Mastering Gradients in Illustrator.


Utilize your love of creating animated GIFs, your chops with Adobe, or your fascination with patterns to share your talents with the Skillshare community! Sophia Maria shows her students how to turn their doodles into GIFs in her class, Whimsical Illustrations: Tips From Quick Doodle to GIF.


Have a way with watercolors? A special touch with a calligraphy pen? Or even a whimsical style of doodling? These hobbies can all be the launching point for an excellent Skillshare class! Bryn Chernoff breaks down her calligraphy to share her process for creating exquisite calligraphy in her class, Pen and Ink Calligraphy: The Art of the Envelope.

If you have questions about teaching on Skillshare, feel free to reach out! We are always happy to help brainstorm class topics and provide further guidance as you work on your first class.