10 more Awesome Skills to Learn for Free Online



In Februrary we wrote about 10 Awesome Skills to Learn for Free Online that every student can take advantage of from the comfort of their own homes.

We’ve rounded up 10 more awesome skills to learn for free online. Happy learning!

1.  Pickle your own vegetables

Pickle your own vegetables

Pickle your own vegetables

Eric and his cousin will teach you how fun, delicious, and creative pickling can be. In their class they go over supplies, types of brines, vegetable characteristics, and more useful bits of knowledge that will bring your at-home pickling skills to the next level.

www.skillshare.com/classes/food-and-drink/Brine-Time-Pickle-like-a-Pro/700467999

2. Learn how to make music

Learn how to rock like Jimi

Learn how to rock like Jimi

Here are a couple of directions you can take to learn how to make music, whether it is playing real instruments, writing a song for your lover, making electronic music, or just improving your karaoke singing!

http://justinguitar.com
https://www.berkleemusic.com/welcome/free-voice-lesson

https://www.coursera.org/course/songwriting
http://lifehacker.com/the-basics-of-music-production-the-complete-guide-514079132

3. Learn to negotiate.

Negotiate with confidence

Negotiate with confidence

Businesses require people skilled in making deals, negotiating contracts, and resolving conflict. These negotiators examine issues and prepare, present, and defend positions. Students entering this field should know how to determine business goals and strategically reach them. The following online negotiation courses and lectures lay out in more detail the skills necessary to succeed in this niche discipline.

academicearth.org/negotiations/

4. Learn how to draw

Learn how to draw

Learn how to draw

With Drawspace you have free access to hundreds of downloadable, professional drawing lessons that are ideal for artists of all levels – beginner, intermediate, and advanced.

www.drawspace.com

5. Learn Journalism

Become a journalist

Become a journalist

“Journalism is a method of inquiry and literary style that aims to provide a service to the public by the dissemination and analysis of news and other information.” Get started with your career in journalism with these excellent resources from the Wikiversity.

en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Journalism

6. Learn Photography

Master photography

Master photography

Lifehacker’s basics of photography is a good place to start on ow your camera works, the basic of composition, and editing images in post-production. You can complement what you learned from Lifehacker with a short course on displaying and sharing your digital photographs.

lifehacker.com/5815742/basics-of-photography-the-complete-guide
www.shortcourses.com/display/

7. Learn to knit

Learn to knit

Learn to knit

Learn to knit in just a few weeks!  Use this step by step guide to become a professional knitter in time for the holidays.

www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Instructions-Learn-to-Knit/

8. Start practicing yoga

Do some yoga

Do some yoga

Most cities have free community classes (try searching Google [your city] yoga classes), or if you’re more comfortable trying yoga at home, YogaGlo has a 15-day trial and Yome is a compendium of 100% free yoga videos. If you’re already familiar with basic yoga positions but you need an easy way to practice at home, you can take a look at YogaTailor’s free trial as well.

www.yogaglo.com
yogameditationhome.com
www.yogatailor.com

9. Tie your shoelaces better

Tie your shoelaces quicker

Tie your shoelaces quicker

Learn how to tie an “Ian Knot”, the World’s Fastest Shoelace Knot.

www.fieggen.com/shoelace/ianknot.htm

10. Clean your house fast

Clean your house fast

Clean your house fast

So, your landlord/parent/home inspector/favorite movie star is dropping by, and your place is a disaster. You don’t have much time to clean it up. You’re in emergency mode.

unfuckyourhabitat.tumblr.com/post/42115227575/emergency-cleaning-unfuck-your-whole-house-in-the

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