The traveling ones were fun for sure, but what I didn't love about the local ones was the getting-to-class part after working all day, especially in the dead of winter. So last year, I took an online photography class at NicolesClasses.com. I still got to ask my teacher questions and get feedback as well as check out other student work, but on my own time and in my own home. So I took another one and another one and now I teach one (check out my new online Sewing Class if you like).
There are loads of online classes popping up around the web, from quilting and cake decorating at Denver-based Craftsy to knitting and jewelry at SF-based Creative Bug to unlimited cooking classes for a monthly fee at America's Test Kitchen. Have you taken an online class? Share what you've learned below!
(Image: Theresa Gonzalez)