5 Useful And Inspiring Websites For Creatives


CreativeLive is what you need as a creative: it provides creative content live. "CreativeLive empowers you to unleash your potential by bringing the world's greatest experts directly to you, live. Featuring workshops in photography, video, design, business, audio, music, crafting, and software training." The best part of CreativeLive? There is free content daily!

The Poetry Foundation

You don't have to be a writer, The Poetry foundation is a also great resource for inspiration and creativity. Edgar Allen Poe once said poetry was, "the rhythmical creation of beauty." That sounds like a great piece of inspiration to us. Even if you've never read poetry before or just curious, give it a try. You never know what art it could inspire."The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience."

Search Creative Commons

Looking for a great place to, "find content and ideas you can share, use and remix." This search tool lets you find creative media to use in your own work. Of course, you should always be sure to check the copyright on any material you use, but it's a great tool to find CC content.

Art Web

Art Web is an eCommerce site that specializes in selling art online to buyers around the world. A community of different artists and creatives use this online platform to network and share their work, as well as to make money from it. 

The service works on a no-commission basis, and there's a free plan that gives you an online gallery with up to 15 images. There's also a paid-for version that gives you more images and a professional-looking website.

Adobe Portfolio

Behance Pro has made way for Adobe Portfolio, a platform where you can quickly and easily build a fully responsive site to showcase your creative work.

Everything is easy: pick a layout, customise it – including your own domain name and Typekit’s library of fonts – and then sync with Behance. If you’re looking to create a complex, highly personalised, this isn’t it. But it does its assigned job well. Your site will automatically be optimised for any device, and you can use your own domain name, as well as have access to Lightroom photography and photos grids.

Plus, with the pricier version, you get the entire collection of Adobe creative apps – from Photoshop to Illustrator. After all, there are perks to signing up with giant corporates.

Adobe Portfolio is free with Creative Cloud, along with access to the full Typekit font library. 

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