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What is Inspiration Clan?

Inspiration Clan is the #1 place for Photoshop artists online. We inspire with our stream of articles and image feed (@manipulation.clan). We teach with our ever-growing library of online courses and tutorials.

When did Inspiration Clan Start?

2015 – Our Instagram account was started @manipulation.clan
2016 – We reached 50,000 followers and built a small art inspiration website
2017 – We reached 100,000 followers and built the current Inspiration Clan website
2018 – We built courses upon courses for our followers and continue to refine and improve our website

We have lots in the pipeline… Learning Paths, broader course topics, course notes and website various website improvements.

What do I need to take the course?

A computer (Windows, Mac or Linux) with the latest version of your internet browser installed and a broadband internet connection. That’s it!

What will I learn?

By taking Inspiration Clan courses you will learn:

  • How to use Adobe Photoshop
  • Beginner, intermediate and advanced Photoshop techniques
  • Photo Manipulation
  • Photo Composition
  • Post-production editing
  • The principles of design
  • Best practices within Adobe Photoshop
  • How to create stunning and unique imagery

You can see a full list of our courses here

How are your courses taught?

Our courses are taught using our advanced learning technique which empowers the user to learn at their own pace.

Courses are broken down into lessons and lessons are broken down into steps. Each step has a text description, application screenshot and a process gif/video where required.

Here at Inspiration Clan, we all agree that text, image and process videos/gifs are the best way to learn when following along within an application. It’s our magic formula, it works… and we are proud of the learning technique we have created.

Can I see example courses?

Yes, we have a number of free courses to give you an idea if the course structure…

How to Create a Spectacular Ideas Explosion Photo 
Creating a Mystical Portal to New Dimensions in Adobe Photoshop

How are you different from other learning outlets, like Phlearn, or free places to learn online like YouTube?

  • Structure – Learning takes time, motivation and a clear path. Learning with Inspiration Clan enables you to have a clear structure using our learning paths. An account with us gives you unrestricted access to every course on the site, allowing you to learn at your own pace. Our progress tracking will keep you on track.
  • In-depth – Learning goes deeper than the “This is how you do it” technique. You need to understand the principles to truly learn. Here at Inspiration Clan we don’t just to show you how, we explain why. This enables you to create your own awesome imagery using all you have learned.
  • Resources – We provide all the PSD files and all the stock images for every course on the site. This enables you to clearly follow along at every step of every course
  • Industry leaders – Learn from highly qualified professionals

How many hours of learning do you have?

As we are constantly adding new learning courses, this question is a little difficult to answer. Right now (16/07/2018) there is just over 100 hours of learning available.

Do you provide the PSD files and stock images?

We sure do! We proved the fully layered PSD file and every stock image for every course on the site. This allows you to clearly follow along step by step.

Can I teach for Inspiration Clan?

We welcome all creatives with open arms. If you have experience within the industry and feel you could create courses for Inspiration Clan, drop us a message at [email protected]

You have loads of courses! Where do I get started?

Our goal is to give you, the user enough content so you can direct your own online learning. With our Premium content, we have 3 different difficulty levels so there are courses for everyone. You can take one of our learning paths to keep you on track.

How much are the courses?

To access our courses we charge a subscription fee of $10 / month. (You can cancel anytime)

What form of payments do you accept?

We accept all major credit and debit cards. We also accept Paypal.

How does the membership payment work?

Your first payment is taken manually during the signup process. Subsequent payments are processed automatically. Super simple and super efficient.

Can I cancel my membership anytime?

Yes. There is no contract with our memberships, you can simply cancel your membership at any time.

Do you offer team discounts?

Yes, we do offer team discounts. You can find more information about group and team accounts here

Can I cancel my account any time?

Yes, You can cancel your membership at any point. There is no contract involved with the Inspiration Clan Instant Access membership.

To cancel your account you can simply login, navigate to the membership settings page and cancel your membership

I've purchased a membership. How do I access it?

Once you have become a member, you can simply log in, then navigate to the course via the course list page on our website and you will automatically have access to every course on the site. 

Do you offer a free trial membership?

Currently, there is no “Free Trial” period available. However, the first month of Instant Access membership is only $4.99. That’s half the price of the normal monthly payment (or a couple of coffees). We have done this As an alternative to the “Free Trial” period.

I can't login to my account. What should I do?

Not to worry, you can simply reset your password to regain access to your account.

To reset your password you need to do the following…

  1. Click on the login icon in the top right-hand side of any page on the Inspiration Clan
  2. Beneath the login form simply click on “Lost Your Password?”. You will then be taken to a password reset page.
  3. On the password reset page, you need to enter your username or the email address associated with your account, and click “Reset Password”.
  4. You will then receive a password reset link that you can use to set a new password.