Get Some Free Creative Schooling During COVID-19

We’ve gathered a couple of helpful links to free courses and the like that may interest creatives now that we’re all at home because of the coronavirus. Take care of your mental wellbeing and be sure to keep that creative brain buzzing.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Students can avail of Adobe’s free at-home access to Creative Cloud, which includes PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign, so that colleges can continue to provide access to the necessary software. Available until 31 May.


It’s not just Adobe offering its apps for free during the corona outbreak. Serif is offering three months of the whole Affinity suite for free. This includes Affinity Photo, Publisher and Designer, and there are also discounts to buy the apps after the three-month period.

Fundamentals of Animation Course

Master animator Aaron Blaise (The Lion KingBrother BearMulan) has made his Fundamentals of Animation course completely free for a limited time. This comprehensive course covers the “12 Principles of Animation.”

Google Arts & Culture Collections

Virtual tours and online exhibits from over 2500 museums and galleries around the world who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to bring the world’s treasures to you online. Head to the Musée d’Orsay or the Guggenheim with your next cuppa.

Google Digital Garage

Free courses from Google to become a digital expert. Discover a range of learning content designed to help grow your business or jumpstart your career. You can learn by selecting individual modules, or dive right in and take an entire course end-to-end.

Internet Archive

A digital library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, art, websites, and more with the stated mission of “universal access to all knowledge.” Check out the hundreds of modern art books in PDF form courtesy of The Guggenheim Museum.


Get two free months of unlimited access to more than 24,000 courses to fuel your curiosity, creativity, and career with classes in illustration, design, photography, and loads more.

Unity Learn

Thanks to COVID19 Unity Learn are providing three months of complimentary access to their Premium courses, projects and tutorials to get you creating with and advance your skills like building 2D and 3D games or learning VR and AR for beginners.

Let us know what we’ve missed and we’ll add it to the list.

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