Want to Learn Something New, in Just 60 Seconds?
January 29, 2016 - Uncategorized
In most of our tutorials and courses at Envato Tuts+, we aim to cover a topic in depth, giving you a comprehensive understanding of the concept or skill we’re teaching.
But we also know that people don’t always have time to read a long tutorial or watch a 15-part video series.
So we’ve been trying out something different: a series of quick video tutorials, in which we introduce you to a new subject in just 60 seconds. It’s been quite a challenge for our instructors to tackle complex subjects like building a WordPress theme or filming a documentary video, and cram all that information into just a minute. But the results have been impressive.
So far we’ve created more than 35 video tutorials across a wide range of subjects. You can browse a selection of them below, and if you’ve got a minute, why not play one of the videos and see what you can learn?
Build a WordPress Theme in 60 Seconds
Creating a basic WordPress theme can be easier than you might think. Here’s how, in 60 seconds!
CSS Preprocessors in 60 Seconds
CSS Preprocessors do a number of things and can massively improve your workflow. Here’s a quick-fire explanation.
Your First HTML Document in 60 Seconds
Creating your first HTML document is one of the most satisfying moments for any new web designer. Here’s how to do it in 60 seconds!
If you want to learn more, you can watch the full series of 60-second Web Design video tutorials.
Photo & Video
How to Film a Documentary Video in 60 Seconds
Filming a documentary is all about telling a true story. It is your job to make that interesting and engaging. Find out how in this short video.
Macro Photography in 60 Seconds
If you’d like to photograph small subjects up close and personal, then you can learn how in this video.
Cinematic Drone Video in 60 Seconds
Light unmanned vehicles are opening the skies to brand new kinds of affordable aerial filmmaking. With drones you can achieve cinematic shots that were once limited to big-budget productions.
If you want to learn more, you can watch the full series of 60-second Photo & Video tutorials.
Design & Illustration
Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Smart Objects
In this 60-second video, Kirk Nelson explores some of the amazing benefits of using Smart Objects in Adobe Photoshop.
Design in 60 Seconds: RGB and CMYK Color Modes Explained
If RGB and CMYK color modes have ever seemed confusing to you, this quick 60-second video will help out.
Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Use the Pathfinder Panel
Having trouble figuring out how to use the different Shape Modes found under the Pathfinder panel in Adobe Illustrator? Well, worry no more, since in this short video you’ll learn exactly how to use them!
If you want to learn more, you can watch the full series of 60-second Design & Illustration video tutorials.
Creating a Simple WordPress Plugin in 60 Seconds
The process of creating a WordPress plugin can be daunting, especially as you’re just getting started. But before trying to create a large, multi-featured plugin, why not start off with the basics?
Gradle in 60 Seconds
Gradle is the de facto build system for Android Studio. It takes your project’s source code, resources, and other dependencies, and packages them up into an APK file. But there’s much more that Gradle can do. In this video, you’ll learn what Gradle is and what it can do for you.
Create a React Class in 60 Seconds
In this video you’ll learn about React as a library, and you’ll see how you can begin implementing it in your projects.
Want to Learn More?
If you want to see more 60-second tutorials, here are those links to the overall series again:
- Web Design 60-second video tutorials
- Photo & Video 60-second video tutorials
- Design & Illustration 60-second video tutorials
- Code 60-second video tutorials
If there’s another subject that you’d like us to explain in 60 seconds, leave a comment below. Our instructors love a challenge!
Source: Design – Tuts