Andrew Blackman
Freelance writer and editor
Andrew Blackman is a copy editor for Envato Tuts+, and writes for the Business section. He's a former Wall Street Journal staff reporter, now travelling around Europe and working as a freelance writer and editor. He maintains a popular blog about writing and books.
  • Photo & Video
    New Course: Cinematic Drone Video ProductionCinematic drone small
    In our new course, Cinematic Drone Video Production, you'll discover the innovative world of drones and how you can achieve cinematic shots that were once limited to big-budget productions. You will also learn how to fully integrate drones into your own production workflow.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Free Course: Coloring and Shading Line Art in Adobe PhotoshopSimplecoloringlineartps 400x277
    In our free course, The Basics of Coloring and Shading Line Art in Adobe Photoshop, you'll learn how to color and shade line art. The course consists of just nine bite-sized video lessons, so you can easily fit it in around your other commitments. And best of all, it’s free.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Learn Java for AndroidJava android 1
    Android is the world's most-installed mobile OS, running devices as different as phones, tablets, watches and TVs. By developing for Android, you can create apps for all these devices. But before you start coding Android apps, you'll have to learn the Java programming language! In Learn Java for Android, you'll master the basics of Java programming, with a focus on the Android platform. Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course: 14 Days to Learn SassSass 1
    In our new course, 14 Days to Learn Sass, you'll learn the basics of Sass with a lesson each day for a fortnight. If you ever wanted to learn about nesting, variables and mixins, you’ve come to the right place.Read More…
  • Code
    Free Course: What's New in ASP.NET 5Asp 5 2
    Do you have an hour to spare? That's how long it will take you to get fully up to speed with ASP.NET 5 in our latest course, What's New in ASP.NET 5. And best of all, it's completely free.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Advanced Techniques in CorelDRAWCorel 1
    In Advanced Techniques in CorelDRAW, you'll explore a range of CorelDRAW's features in a very practical way, by creating a digital still-life scene from scratch.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    New Photography Contest With $5,000 in PrizesUnstock preview
    Our parent company Envato recently launched a new collection of photography called Unstock. The idea is to provide images that are shot to feel natural, raw and fresh. No staged or stilted stock photos. To celebrate the launch, and to give more photographers a chance to be part of this collection, we're running a contest with $5,000 in prize money for the best new photos selected for the Unstock Collection.Read More…
  • Business
    How to Do One Thing at a Time—and Stop MultitaskingHipster office preview
    Countless studies show that we are not good at multitasking. We get less done, and we do it less accurately and effectively. So in this tutorial we’ll look at a better way of working. I’ll first go through some of the research on multitasking and productivity, and then I’ll show you how to set up your day to get more done by cutting out the distractions and focusing on one thing at a time. Read More…
  • Code
    How We Work: A Peek Into the Lives of the Envato Tuts+ TeamTiffany preview
    Today we're giving you a chance to look behind the scenes here at Envato Tuts+ and meet the editors who bring you all these tutorials and courses. You'll get to see photos of our home offices and hear how we work, how we balance work and family life, and how we stay productive and organised.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Free Course: Give Your Digital Images a Colour Film LookColour film look small
    In our new free course, you'll learn what makes each type of colour film visually unique and how to emulate the film look with your digital images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Using a sample image, you'll learn how to approach building your own creative look with consistency and personality.Read More…
  • Code
    Enter Your Laravel Scripts & Apps to Win a Share of $5,500Laravel
    Attention, Laravel developers! Our parent company Envato is keen to offer more Laravel items for sale on CodeCanyon, and is putting up $5,500 in prize money for the best Laravel scripts and apps submitted before 20 January 2016. Read on to find out how you can win.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Upgrade an App to watchOS 2Watchos2 1
    With the recent announcement of watchOS 2, many developers have been eager to learn all its new features and functionality. In this course, Derek will walk you through the process of taking an existing application and upgrading it to use the new Swift 2.1 syntax as well as making it compatible with watchOS 2.Read More…