What’s a lad to do if he wants to create an animated series about a parrot sailing the high seas, chasing treasure, and finding adventure but he knows nothing about animation?
Matey, that was me dilemma. I had a brilliant idea that was the perfect type of programming for PBS Kids, and yet, I knew nothing about animation. And really, who can afford to attend community college classes? Not someone on a pirate’s salary.
I put me idea on hold. Until one day…
The Library added Lynda.com to their ever growing list of treasures in the Answer Cache. Lynda.com be an online learning company that teaches lads and lasses about business, software, technology, and creative skills. Lynda features nine subject areas: developer, design, web, photography, business, education, 3D + animation, video, and audio + music. Each subject area includes hundreds of individual classes and video tutorials. There be more than 5,000 courses to choose from! Blimey! As a whole, the site boasts more than 180,000 video tutorials. That’s a lot o’ hours o’ learning, matey.
Ye can learn from yer computer, tablet, or mobile device making it easy to take yer courses with you on your next trip to Tortuga. Ye can also customize yer learning experience with playlists and the ability to learn at yer own pace. Got a battle on the high seas? Just pause the class.
Lynda’s great, because it has videos for the complete beginner and the savvy expert. And, each class is taught by an expert in the field yer studying! Why wouldn’t ye try it out?
Learn HTML, game design, employee communications, management skills, social media marketing, Photoshop, WordPress, and app design.
Seriously, there’s a course for everyone.