Free Resources for Creatives

Free resources for creatives


Want to improve your creative skills, manage your time better or send more traffic to your website? The internet has tons of free resources to help you develop your practice.

From project organisation tools to industry insights and creative classes, here are some great websites that we think you’ll love.

CreativeLive

Access online classes, advice and inspiration in five categories: Art and Design, Music and Audio, Photo and Video, Craft and Maker, and Money and Life. Offering everything from sound mixing masterclasses to building a successful blog, mastering long exposure photography to optimising your online shop, CreativeLive lets you preselect your interests so you get the most relevant class recommendations.

Tune in and watch live classes for free every day. RSVP for any class in advance and get reminder notifications via the CreativeLive app.

www.creativelive.com

CreativeLive

Linktree

Linktree

By using Linktree, you can add multiple links to your Instagram biography, instead of just one which Instagram currently allows. Direct your profile visitors to your personal website, online shop, upcoming exhibitions/events, online portfolios (Zealous!) and more.

The free package allows you to keep track of how many times each link has been clicked, and you can pick from a variety of basic themes.

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Linktree

Add multiple links in your Instagram biography with Linktree, instead of just one. Send your profile visitors to your personal website, online shop, upcoming exhibitions/events, online portfolios (Zealous!) and more.

The free package allows you to keep track of how many times each link has been clicked and you can pick from a variety of basic themes.

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Linktree

Skillshare

Every Skillshare class asks you to complete one project, meaning you’ll be learning by putting your skills to use. Class types include Fine Art, Illustration, Animation, Music Production and other business-related categories including Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Productivity. If you prefer group learning, they also offer workshops, where you complete projects on a schedule with a group of other students,

The Skillshare app means you can learn on the move, and if you feel like you have something to share, you could always have a go at teaching!

www.skillshare.com

Skillshare

Todoist

Todoist

Todoist is your online ‘to do’ list. The task management tool lets you keep track of everything you need to do, including your projects and goals in one place. Prioritise your tasks and set recurring dates.

You can keep a record of up to 80 active projects on Todoist for free, so it’s perfect for creative freelancers and small teams.

You’ll never forget deadlines and it will help you develop a routine, checking off tasks as you go.

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Todoist

Todoist is your online ‘to do’ list. The task management tool lets you keep track of everything you need to do, including your projects and goals in one place. Prioritise your tasks and set recurring dates.

You can keep a record of up to 80 active projects on Todoist for free, so it’s perfect for creative freelancers and small teams.

You’ll never forget deadlines and it will help you develop a routine, checking off tasks as you go.

en.todoist.com

Todoist

awwwards

If you’re looking for some creative design and innovation inspiration, look no further than awwwards.

A jury of industry experts assess the talent and effort invested in the online projects that are submitted daily. Get tips and insights on how they score each website based on factors including design, usability, creativity and content.

www.awwwards.com

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Coolors

Need to generate some colour scheme ideas in a hurry? Coolors has an Adobe Add-On for Photoshop and Illustrator, and over 1,000 ready-made colour schemes for you to choose from. Pick up starting colours, adjust temperature, hue and other levels, and keep them organised with tags.

And they’re currently offering two free months of Skillshare Premium! Sign up here to redeem.

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Coolors

Need to generate some colour scheme ideas in a hurry? Coolors has an Adobe Add-On for Photoshop and Illustrator, and over 1,000 ready-made colour schemes for you to choose from. Pick up starting colours, adjust temperature, hue and other levels, and keep them organised with tags.

And they’re currently offering two free months of Skillshare Premium! Sign up here to redeem.

coolors.co

Explore page, Coolors

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