Tag: Creative Arts

Graphic Design for Beginners

Do you want to be able to create amazing posters or slick logo designs? Why not develop your skills in graphic design, this can be useful both as a future career but also a really useful skill in loads of other jobs as every business or industry always needs employees with design expertise! Check out…
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Circus Skills: For Beginners

Always wanted to learn some circus skills? Why not check out this site below that has 5 easy how to videos and instructions to show you how to master 5 different circus skills with resources you have at home. In this guide you will be able to learn: Plastic Bag Balancing Toothbrush Spinning Cushion Padiddling…
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Virtual Cameras In Animation

Do you want to learn more about how animators use cameras within animation to create different cinematic effects? Or even learn a bit more about cameras in real life? Check out this great video from the guys at Disney to see how it’s done: If you enjoyed this and want to learn something more about…
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Easy Magic Tricks For Beginners

Want to be able to amaze your friends and family with some spectacular magic tricks when you meet up with them next? We’ve gathered together a collection of tricks that we think anyone could try to learn and then show off to their friends with. Check out all the videos below and then try learning…
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Music & Sound Production in Film

Have you ever wondered how music and sound can effect how you experience a film in different ways? In this short activity we show you how a different backing track can lead to immensely different styles of film. Watch the video below to see a simple representation of how it works: Did this surprise you?…
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Storyboard That

One of the key elements of a creative project like a film or an animation is a story board of what’s happening at any particular time (it’s basically like a comic book) and there a loads of tools to help you create your own if you don’t want to use a pen and paper. Click…
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Produce Your Own Audio Interview

If you want to work on your journalistic or sound production skills a great way to get content to work with is to produce your own audio interviews. On top of this you’ve the added benefit of gaining new knowledge and sharing this with others through the interview. Check out this great video from StoryCorps…
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The Art of Story Telling

Did you know that story telling is more than about writing books or children’s stories? At the heart of any good film, tv ad or even a quality youtube video is a good story. So learning the art of story telling is a hugely powerful life skill. In this activity we are bringing some content…
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Write Your Own Movie

If you have a passion for movies and want to learn how to write one for yourself or even just understand how other movies are written we have found this great short course that is free to take and created by UEA (University of East Anglia) and Future Learn. (One note, whilst taking the course…
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The History of Breakdancing

If you are into creative arts or dance we haven’t forgotten about you here at Youth Online, we hope you have been checking out the great dance classes on our livestreams page. But we have also found this great documentary from Vox that outlines the history of Break Dancing and how it came to be,…
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