12 inspirational free courses to get your creative juices flowing

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We all can use a creative boost every now and then, but finding the right resources that respect your time and talent can be a challenge. To help, ArtStation, the community that was shaped with the goal of empowering artists and creating opportunities for success, has made their educational ArtStation Learning video library free for all users. 

In this article we’ve rounded up 12 of their high-quality tutorials and lectures that are sure to spark your imagination and get your creative juices flowing. These cover everything from mastering colour and light, developing a unique style, and how to make more of the core digital art tools at your disposal. 

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Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and video game titles Play and Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on digital art, VFX and video games and tech, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.