Finding a new hobby is a great way to fight boredom during another lockdown. The popular online learning platform Skillshare is still offering 14 days of free classes to spark your creativity during these challenging times.
And leading the virtual classrooms are some very famous professors.
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Starting April 27, late night talk show host (and Scarborough, Ontario's pride and joy) Lilly Singh will begin teaching her first Skillshare class: Social Media Storytelling: Make Videos People Care About. It's free to enroll if you sign up for a 14-day trial.
If you're curious about Tik Tok or looking to grow your Instagram audience, this class could be of great value. Singh has 9.6 million followers on Instagram so she's definitely doing something right.
You’ve known for years that her milkshake brings all the boys to the yard but did you know that the singer Kelis is also a classically-trained chef?
If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, her Simple Sauces to Elevate Every Meal class is fit for any beginner chef looking to express themselves through food. Who knew you’d one day be learning to make a delicious pasta sauce from a Grammy-nominated artist?
One of the greatest essayists of our time, Roxanne Gay, is teaching a writing workshop called Creative Writing: Crafting Personal Essays with Impact which is totally free is you sign up for the trial.
Over 29,000 students have taken the class already and commend Gay for being “direct, truthful and not intimidating”. No word on whether or not she can sign copies of Hunger for you.
For those looking to improve their drawing skills and maybe one day have their own animated series on Netflix (hey, dream big!), Australian artist and YouTuber Jazza Brooks can help guide you in the right direction.
He’s currently teaching Character Design: From First Idea to Final Illustration where students can learn how to develop their ideas before putting pen to paper.