Get Your May 2015 Free Desktop and Mobile Wallpapers Now!


We may have slightly missed May Day, but there are still plenty of days left in the month to enjoy our new desktop and mobile backgrounds!


50% off today only!


Our 50% off Flash Sale starts right now! Save 50% through tonight at 11:59pm PST on your entire order with the code FLASH50! The code is good on our online classes, textbooks and gift certificates!

Don’t miss out on our one day only crazy sale! The code expires tonight 4/28/15 at 11:59pm PST and we won’t be extending it! And make sure to share with your friends that would love Nicole’s Classes!

Pssst… There’s a Sale Coming!


Check back here (or Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest) tomorrow morning at 7am to save big on our online classes and textbooks!

Ask Nicole #2: The Business of Photography


This is our second installment (see the first here) of the blog series Ask Nicole! In this series, Nicole will answer questions asked by students or social media follower (you can ask a question here). Enjoy!


Floral Friday is Back!

Now that spring has officially sprung, it’s the perfect time to bring back a little Floral Friday! Today we’re sharing 3 of our favorite arrangements from our Floral Arranging 101 class. While it’s hard not to make flowers look pretty, we’re always so blown away by the student work from this class and all the amazing things our students are learning from Chelsea Fuss of Frolic! Read on to see just a few of the great arrangements our students have created over the last few months!

Viktorija Prušinskienė created this beautiful hand tied bouquet for her Week 1 homework. Not only are the pictures so soft and pretty, but we adore her choice and mix of interesting florals. Nice job Viktorija!

Nicole's Classes Student Work


No Joke — April 2015 Free Wallpapers Are Here!


It’s no April Fool’s joke… our April 2015 free desktop and mobile wallpapers are available to download now!


Can’t-Miss-Gotta-See Photography Student Work!

We never get tired of showcasing the great work our students create in our myriad of online classes. This week, we’re featuring the best of the best from our photography based classes. Read on to see some of our recent favorite shots!

Our first image is from Food Styling 101 student Adrienne Robideaux. Adrienne has taken our full fleet of photo classes, plus more in other disciplines, and she has been a standout in all of them. But we just couldn’t resist featuring this beautifully styled and photographed image we saw on instagram. Check out more of her amazing images on her food blog Susie Makes Supper!

Nicole's Classes Student Work


Ask Nicole #1: Photo Editing


Welcome to our first installment of our new blog series Ask Nicole! In this new series, Nicole will answer a new question asked by a student or social media follower (you can ask a question here). Enjoy!


Lightroom 101: Virtual Copies


Today we’re sharing a super helpful and informative video from Lightroom 101 instructor Mark Weinberg on how and why to save virtual copies of your images.

Click here to watch the video tutorial!

Happy St. Patty’s! Save 17% Today Only!


Top o’the morning to everyone! Today only on 3/17 we’re having a special St. Patrick’s Day sale — just enter code STPATTYS at checkout to save 17%!

You have until 11:59pm PST tonight to use this code, so don’t forget!