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    Is Skillshare Premium Worth The Price?

    I’ve been using Skillshare for a good 4 years now. Skillshare is a learning platform where you can find tutorials on a huge number of subjects. I’ve found some really useful tutorials which have helped me with coursework at college and university. Some classes on Skillshare are free but you have to pay to access most of the content on the site. Last year I signed up to a 12-month Skillshare Premium plan. I got a great deal, only paying half of the full price. Looking back over the last year Skillshare has been a really useful resource. I’ve used it to help me with university and personal work. So…

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    4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Attend Art School

    A few weeks ago I wrote about all of the advantages of attending art school. In that post I mentioned there were a few bad things about studying an art course so today I will be sharing all the reasons why you shouldn’t go to art school. PRACTICE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN ART SCHOOL The one big argument out there about art schools is you don’t really need to do a course to learn art. For the most part that is true. All modern art courses work by teaching you fundamental basics which you practise while working on different projects. These are things like analytical drawing, colour theory, typography. You…

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    4 Advantages of Going To Art School

    I’ve come across a number of people on the internet say that art school isn’t worth the price, that what you learn can be done on your own. Since I’m in my third year of doing an art course, specifically graphic design, I thought I would share some of the advantages of going to art school. The lecturers: This really depends on which school or university you go to but chances are your lecturers are going to be people working in that field. Wether it be illustrators, graphic designers or other artists. They could be people who teach part-time and work on their own projects part-time. Or people who have…