100 softwares, 1066 courses, 63,528 tutorials
Update: Congratulations to Deborah, Joel, Nic, Sam, and Summer!
We hope you enjoy your premium 1 month subscription to lynda.com and become design software gurus!
This month the Ponoko blog is partnering with lynda.com to give 5 winners a free, 1 month premium subscription to the lynda.com Online Training Library.
If you’re not familiar with lynda.com, its a virtual mecca for online learning of software. They’ve got top-notch courses — uncountable hours really — of video training on a 100 different softwares.
Course subjects include 3D, Animation, Audio, Business, Design, Development, Home Computing, Photography, Video, Web + Interactive.
But we think all you makers out there will really like the 3D & Design stuff.
There are courses on 3ds Max, AutoCAD, Blender, CorelDRAW, Freehand, SketchUp, Illustrator, Maya, Rhino, ZBrush and more.
And each course has free tutorials, (10% of the entire library is free actually.) so you can get an idea of what that course offers and decide if you want to subscribe.
A subscription gives you access to the entire lynda.com library. A premium subscription — which is what we’re giving away — gives you full access plus the actual files used in the exercises.
Other cool features of lynda.com are new releases every week and searchable closed captions for several of the videos.
Win a free, 1 month premium subscription and jump into your own software summer school with lynda.com. Just leave a comment stating:
1. What software listed at lynda.com you are most excited about learning
2. What you would make with Personal Factory using your new software skills
The contest closes at 10pm pacific on Friday, July 29. 5 winners will be chosen at random from qualifying comments and notified the first week of August.
And if you’re new to Ponoko and Personal Factory, here’s the run down. Or you can sign up for a free Personal Factory account and we’ll send you a nice ‘n neat orientation email about how we turn your design files into real, super awesome stuff.