If you’re a creative person who wants to learn a new way to express yourself, then this post is for you. It lays out 3 of the best YouTube channels to follow if you want to learn a new, artistic skill from an expert.
1. Gordon Ramsay — The Chef
Gordon Ramsay, the food king of reality TV, is famous for the shows Kitchen Nightmares, Master Chef, and Hell’s Kitchen. Well now he’s taken his skills for cooking and media and decided to apply them to Youtube, and the channel is amazing. Here’s why:
When you watch Gordon Ramsay on TV you see other people learn from his cooking experience. You get to see beautiful shots of decadent food and drool over what you may never eat. When you watch Gordon Ramsay on Youtube he teaches you how to cook. His Youtube channel features FoodNetwork esc videos of him in the kitchen talking through recipes step-by-step with explanations of why he uses certain techniques. Watch the Gordon Ramsay channel if you want to learn how to make delicious food!
2. Wengie — The Makeup Artist
Wengie is an incredibly talented makeup artist from Australia with a background in marketing. Early in her career she learned the importance of writing for blogs and social media as way for businesses to connect with their audience. She took those lessons and started working for herself.
Now she is a famous Youtuber whose videos average thousands of views. The videos are generally makeup tutorials, and her approach is one of an artist. She looks critically at culture, compares and contrasts different styles, and ultimately provides her perspective on make-up while teaching technique. If you want to think thoughtfully about makeup as an art, or just learn some tips for your daily routines or a night out, follow Wengie! She’s amazing.
3. William Kemp Art School — The Painter
William Kemp is a talented painter who has studied art in Italy, run his own gallery, and taught art in school. Now he has a YouTube channel of art lessons for art beginners. He offers videos on sketching technique and acrylic paint. There are more painting videos than sketching videos. The paint videos teach you a lot about the medium.
He explains how to take care of paints & paintbrushes, and logically walks the viewers through new techniques step-by-step, slowly so they have time to learn. This is definitely a good channel to watch if you’ve always loved the idea of painting, but haven’t picked up a brush since middle school. You’ll learn so much and be amazed by what you can create.
That’s it! These are 3 of the best YouTube Channels there are. Gordon Ramsay, the expert chef, will teach you how to cook. Wengie, the talented make-up artist with a unique perspective, will teach you make-up technique, and William Kemp will walk you through the basics of painting with acrylics. Happy creating!