Here’s one final post celebrating the 1st anniversary of this blog. Last week, I published my Top 5 Favorite Sources of High-Quality Freebies. (5 publishers that are continually churning out great free training and education stuff.)
In this post, I’m going to focus on 8 of my favorite stand-alone training or education items. These are single-purpose resources that are lovingly crafted and maintained by experts who are simply sharing their expertise — no strings attached. And while these folks may not be continually publishing new or different content, what they have published is some of the best stuff you’ll see anywhere on that particular topic. So here… in no particular order… is my list of 8 Great Stand-Alone Freebies from the first year of The Best Free Training.
1. xyAlgebra and xySolver – Powerful, patient, persistent… and you can download it to your computer to use offline!
Topic: Basic painting and drawing principles and techniques from the Renaissance to the present
Format: Printed text, lavishly illustrated with photos & diagrams, and suggested student activities
Reviewer/email: Mike G – firstname.lastname@example.org
Everyone who views paintings or drawings could learn much from and find a lot of pleasure in this beautifully illustrated, carefully crafted, and thoughtfully explained series of art lessons by John Hagan. And if you want to become an artist, then this training is essential.
Looking through this beautiful series of lessons was truly a pleasure! In this course John Hagan will teach you how to see art (and the world!) more clearly, to imagine your desired artistic results in higher resolution, and to achieve these results using the tools of the artist’s trade. Continue reading