As part of Envato’s creative ecosystem, Tuts+ contributes to our mission of “helping people learn and earn online”. We love to see how people transform themselves and their lives by learning creative skills and earning money selling their creations or services to the world.
Whether your day job is creative or not, life is better when you learn and apply creative skills regularly. To do this is satisfying in its own right and a practical investment in your future.
Our Unique Approach
It’s inspiring to see busy people who are committed to developing and refreshing their skills. This isn’t school: there aren’t any uniforms or tests or badges. For lifelong learners who are seeking practical skills and real-world outcomes, true motivation comes from within.
So there’s no single ‘correct’ path at Tuts+. Learn at your own pace, whenever or wherever you like. Focus deeply on one topic, or go broad across a wide range of areas. Whatever creative skills you seek, we’re here to help you take charge and shape your own path to a better future.
Creative Skills for All
We believe everyone can be creative. It’s not a rare or magical talent, just a mindset and a set of skills. We’re all born with curiosity, playfulness, and an ability to learn. As adults, we can choose to foster that creative spark and devote time to master the practical skills needed.
Why not develop your skills in code, design & illustration, music, photography, game development, craft or more? Take that photo. Build that app. Write that song. Draw that picture. Invest some time in learning new skills and then go create something wonderful!
A World of Opportunity
Whatever your current situation, we believe you are in charge of your future. You’re never too old to learn something new. Yes, it will take commitment and hard work, but it’s also very satisfying. Learning creative skills can be your passport to a better and more rewarding life.
Create interesting things in your spare time. Pursue a great job doing what you love. Sell your digital items on the Envato Marketplaces or offer creative services on Envato Studio. There are so many possibilities-and it can all start with learning new skills at Tuts+.
How We Help You
Tuts+ offers video courses and written tutorials to help you learn creative skills in code, design and illustration, photography, video, music, web design, game development, craft, and more.
Tuts+ tutorials are available to you completely free—all 16,000 of them!. Based around specific projects, they include step-by-step written instructions and screenshots to help you practice and master the skills needed to create a practical outcome. For example you could learn to:
- Stream video in Android apps
- Record jazz instruments
- Make hoop earrings in different shapes
- Draw a realistic dog or wolf
- Create a minigun muzzle flash in 3D Studio Max
- Create a starlight time lapse video
- Apply the anatomy of web typography ...And much more!
Tuts+ courses help you learn a particular skill from start to finish. With expert instructors and a practical style, our 300+ courses typically include 2—3 hours of video, organized into chapters and bite-size lessons. You can buy any individual course, or subscribe to the full library. You can also take advantage of great value course bundles. Popular courses include:
- 30 Days to Your First Website Design
- Responsive Web Design for Beginners
- Object-Oriented Design in PHP
- Lightroom for Photographers
- Digital Drawing Fundamentals
Join the 5 million people who visit Tuts+ each month to learn and practice creative skills.
Our Story So Far
From humble beginnings in 2007 with some tutorials on freelancing and Photoshop, we expanded to a network of 15 educational blogs, each with their own brand, website, and editorial team. In 2011 Tuts+ Premium was added, with subscription-based access to video courses, eBooks, and more. In 2014 we combined all 16 sites into one big friendly place we call Tuts+.
Today Tuts+ is a leading publisher of online tutorials and courses for self-directed learners to develop creative skills. Tuts+ is part of Envato, a privately owned Australian company that operates an ecosystem of creative websites with a global community. We’re passionate about the web and enabling creators to make a living doing what they love.
“Tuts+ plays an important role in Envato’s mission to help people learn and earn online. We want to help as many people as possible learn useful creative skills, so they can earn a good living and shape the lives they want.”