The Ultimate Online Class Gift Guide: 15 Courses You’ll Want to Give for the Holidays
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The Ultimate Online Class Gift Guide: 15 Courses You’ll Want to Give for the Holidays

Online classes are all the rage right now. Not only can you use them to learn new creative skills, but you can do so from the comfort of your home. Learn while in your pajamas on a Sunday, anyone?

Now’s the time to start thinking about holiday gifting. This year, give the gift of creativity with a Brit + Co online class. Your gift will be inspirational and unique. Plus, learning new creative skills has been connected to less stress, more productivity, and increased brain power.

Psst! There are even more reasons why you’ll want to gift an online class to your loved ones.

Do you have a couple of people in mind who would love to try a new project? Great! Brit + Co makes it super easy to gift an online class.

First, browse our selection of classes and pick a few that you know they’ll love. To add to your cart, make sure you click SEND AS A GIFT instead of BUY NOW.

Once you’re ready to check out, head to your shopping cart. Here, you should see a gold banner with “This order is a gift” selected. If not, just check that banner. Then, make sure you click on Print as your send option. Otherwise, your gift will send right after you check out.

By clicking PRINT, you’ll receive an email with a PDF attached that you can print out and present to the lucky recipient.

To complete your gift, make sure to grab a few of the class supplies so that they can dive right into their new creative project when being around family starts getting exhausting. ;)

We’ve compiled 15 of our student-favorite online classes for you to check out, along with some of the essential supplies. Need more options? Just head over to the Brit + Co shop to find over 90 online classes you can choose from. Now let’s get gifting!

GIFT GUIDE: 15 CLASSES YOU SHOULD TOTALLY GIVE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

1. Intro to iPad Lettering ($39): Take your lettering into the digital world with this online class. Your instructor, Molly Jacques, will teach you how to create hand-lettered designs in the Procreate app.

Supplies needed for this online class:

2. Bounce Lettering Basics ($29): Learn a popular, quirky style of lettering from Tombow’s own Brittany Luiz. In her intro course, you learn the basics of lettering and how to create fun hand-lettered designs just like you’ve seen on Instagram.

Supplies needed for this online class:

See all the class supplies on the class page.

If you love Brittany and brush pens, try gifting her class bundle ($67), which includes her following courses, Craft Your Own Lettering Style ($29) and Embellishing Techniques With Brush Pens ($39).

3. Digital Pet Illustration ($39): Learn how to turn a photo of your fur baby into an adorable illustration. This is great skills to have! You’ll be able to design all kinds of prints and gifts in Adobe Illustration after taking this course.

Supplies needed for this online class:

  • A computer installed with Adobe Illustrator

If they don’t have this program, they can start by trying it out for seven days free. Just send them this link.

4. Intro to DSLR Photography ($39): In this course, professional photographer Jenna Kutcher will give a basic overview of camera settings. You learn how to adjust settings in various lighting scenarios. Plus, she’ll offer up a few tips on how to set up your own in-house studio so can you start snapping photos of friends and family.

Supplies needed for this online class:

5. Watercolor Lettering and Illustration ($29): This is what it looks like when you combine three of our favorite things together: illustration, florals, AND watercolor. You’ll walk away from Valerie McKeehan’s class with the creative skills to design beautiful watercolor floral illustrations.

Supplies needed for this online class:

See all the class supplies on the class page.

6. Phone Photography Rockstar Bundle ($68): This bundle is for anyone who loves taking photos on their phone. No fancy equipment needed. All you need is your trusty smartphone to take three of our most popular photography classes.

You’ll get these three classes in one package:

Because we all want to master that flat lay, amirite?

7. Lettering Lover Bundle ($61): Save when you bundle three of our most popular lettering classes together! In this awesome bundle, you’ll get lettering class faves:

Supplies vary by class, so make sure to check out each class page to see what you need to complete the course.

8. Family Photography: Capturing Your Little Ones ($39): Ready to take awesome photos of your kiddos this holiday season? In this photography course, you’ll learn tips for getting your kids to smile naturally. Because who wants a fake smile? Following instructions from a pro, you’ll also learn how to adjust camera settings for both indoor and outdoor shooting scenarios.

Supplies needed for this online class:

  • a DSLR camera
  • a smartphone (iOS or Android)
  • a laptop with Adobe Lightroom installed (for editing)

9. Creative Calligraphy Challenge ($49): We changed up the format of this course to really help you dive into calligraphy. Meant to be used as a creative challenge, in this class, you’ll learn nine calligraphy projects from pro calligrapher Lauren Essl. She’ll also be giving advice on how to start your own calligraphy business, just like she did!

Since there are so many different projects in this course, supplies will vary. But you’ll definitely need:

The full list of supplies for each project can be found in the course download once you enroll in the class.

10. Digital Illustration for Social Media ($39): See those adorable ice cream cones? That’s what you’ll be making by using Adobe Photoshop in this fun digital illustration course. Plus, you’ll learn how to add your own hand lettering to your designs to make your illustrations uniquely you. You’ll be able to use your new illustration skills to create colorful social media content or custom art prints that you can sell on Etsy.

If they don’t have Adobe Photoshop yet, they can start by trying it out for seven days free. Just send them this link.

11. Photography for Bloggers ($39): Taught by food blogger Lindsey Olstrom of Pinch of Yum, in this class, you’ll learn how to set up your own in-house studio to take professional-looking photos for your blog. In her course, you’ll learn about camera settings, lighting, and how to style your shots to create compelling imagery.

Supplies you’ll need for this class:

12. Creative Designer Bundle ($82): Learn how to design like a pro! In this bundle, you’ll get our three introductory courses for the most popular programs from the Adobe Creative Suite. This includes:

After they’ve enrolled in this bundle, all they’ll need to do is make sure each program gets installed on their computer. If they don’t have each program yet, they can start by trying the apps out for seven days free. Just send them this link.

13. Watercolor Painting ($29): Learn how to mix, blend, and design custom floral art in this beginner-friendly watercolor class.

Supplies you’ll need for this class:

See all the class supplies on the class page.

14. Intro to Floral Illustration ($29): Learn the art of line drawing and illustration in this class. First, you’ll start with the basics by learning how to use lines to outline flowers and plants. Then, you’ll start adding small details and colors to really make your print pop.

Supplies you’ll need for this class:

See all the class supplies on the class page.

15. Shutterbug Bundle ($67): Get ready to take your photography skills to the next level. You’ll save big when you enroll in this bundle that includes three of our most popular photography classes:

You’ll need a DSLR camera and a smartphone to complete this bundle.

So what are you waiting for? This gift guide is jam-packed with our most popular online classes. Be the person that helps kick-start your loved one’s creativity by giving them a new skill to start the new year. Our classes are not only taught by some of the best instructors, but we’ve formatted them in true Brit + Co fashion to make them fun to watch (and learn!).

Let’s get started: Head over to the Brit + Co Shop now and find that perfect class to gift today!

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