How do Nicole’s Classes work?
The Nicole’s Classes is an online learning platform where you can watch your class from any device connected to the internet. Learning is divided into either 2 or 4 weeks, and within those weeks you can learn at your own pace, anytime, anywhere within the time you have access to the class. There are no set class times, though homework is due every Sunday night for instructor feedback.

Students also have unlimited email access to the instructor for the 2 or 4 week period, to ask questions or get any help when they’re stuck. They’ll also potentially have an online chat session with their instructor during the class to ask their burning questions (depends on the discipline). Our classes are flexible, fit into most any schedule and we happily welcome international students!


Are your classes compatible with tablets or mobile devices?
Absolutley! Login on any device connected to the internet.


How long will I have access to the class materials?
For most classes starting on or after April 2014, you have access to the instructor and the class materials during the dates listed at purchase. After the class end date, you will have extended access to the class materials only, as long as we are in business!


Do I need an internet connection to take your online classes?


What kind of camera is required for your online photography courses?
Our Photo 101Tabletop Photography and Photo 102 courses are designed to teach you how to use a DSLR camera (ex: Canon, Nikon, etc), but you really only need a camera that allows you to change the aperture and shutter speed. Most point-and-shoot cameras will allow you to change those settings, but the ranges are more limited, so you may not get as much out of the classes.


Do I need to have the appropriate Adobe program installed on my computer for the Illustrator and Photoshop courses?Yes, you will need to have the relevant Adobe program installed to take our Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator courses. We do not provide the program for you, but you can download a free 7-day trial from the Adobe website. Please note that you should wait to download your trial until the class starts so it doesn’t run out early.


What versions of Photoshop and Illustrator are compatible with your courses?
Our current classes are taught in Creative Cloud. Versions CS5, CS6 and CC are recommended for use with this class. Version older than CS5 versions may not translate well enough and are not recommended, so you’ll need to either upgrade or download a free 30-day trial of the newest version as noted above.


I didn’t receive a confirmation email — did my order go through?
All completed orders will receive a confirmation email from us immediately after purchase (if your email address was entered correctly). If you did not receive a confirmation email, than your order did not go through and you should try again or contact us.


I’ve sent an inquiry via your contact form. How long will it take for you to respond?
We strive to respond to every inquiry within 24-48 hours. If you have not heard from us after 48 hours, please feel free to send an email directly to

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