Today at Apple Creative Studios hits Chicago and Washington, D.C.

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Today at Apple Creative Studios Chicago
Starting September 18.
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Today at Apple Creative Studios will expand its reach to Chicago and Washington, D.C., Apple said Wednesday.

The sessions will provide students with access to mentorship and hands-on experience in things like illustration, writing and photography. They will be led in collaboration with community partners and local nonprofits.

Apple shows you how to take ‘otherworldly’ iPhone images

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Apple shows you how to take 'otherworldly' iPhone images
Professional photog Maria Lax shares tips on taking eerie pictures with an iPhone’s Night Mode.
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Explore some of the more exotic possibilities of your iPhone’s camera with a free tutorial from a professional photographer. An video Today at Apple session shows how to use Night Mode to take and edit “otherworldly” images.

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Let Apple teach you to draw yourself as a Peanuts character

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Let Apple teach you to draw yourself as a Peanuts character
Kids of all ages can enjoy learning to draw themselves as a Peanuts character.
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Free training sessions at Apple Stores ended with the pandemic, but have now moved to YouTube. The first of these online Today at Apple sessions shows how to draw yourself as a Peanuts character.

It’s not complicated — Peanuts characters are relatively simple shapes. Even so, there’s plenty of room for customization. Plus, all the software is free and not even a stylus is required.

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Apple plans podcasts, training and exercise sessions for Women’s History Month
For Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Apple will call attention to female voices that drive culture and change.
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Virtual Today at Apple sessions will help train up next generation of Chicago artists

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Sentrocks Summer School 1
Chicago's most exciting artists will show off their tips and tricks.
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Apple is continuing its string of virtual Today at Apple events by offering budding artists in Chicago the opportunity to participate in free online art sessions.

Called Sentrock’s Summer Studio, the Webex series is aimed at Chicago high school students aged 14-18. It takes place July 27-31, and features “a lineup of Chicago’s most influential creators” as they take attendees into their studios, teach illustration tips and techniques, and share some of their visual styles.

Online Today at Apple sessions will help develop London-based music artists

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Made in LDN Today at Apple
Apple is helping find the music superstars of tomorrow. (So long as they live in London, that is!)
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Apple’s “Made in LDN” Today at Apple program will kick off later this month, after Today at Apple sessions were canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Because of the continuing effects of coronavirus, the sessions will take place online, rather than in Apple Stores.

The Made in LDN sessions are aimed at teaching skills to young musical artists, aged 16-25, in London. They will run from July 27 through August 28. Registration kicks off today.

Become a wiz at Apple’s Clips multimedia app in online Today at Apple session

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Apple Clips is the focus of Today at Apple.
Anyone unfamiliar with Apple Clips can watch a quick tutorial to start having fun with it.
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An online Today at Apple at Home session released Thursday introduces using Apple Clips. This free software lets iPhone and iPad users combine video clips, photos and music into fun videos.

And because this is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the session is taught in American Sign Language by Gus from Apple Carnegie Library in Washington, D.C. Subtitles and audio narration are also included.

Fun new GarageBand tutorial shows how to make house music in your house

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The latest Today at Apple at Home is a GarageBand Tutorial
Learn to sample sounds in a free GarageBand tutorial from Apple.
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An Apple employee teaches the basics of the free GarageBand music-creation software in an new video tutorial from Today at Apple. It covers sampling sounds from your kitchen to make house music.

Normally, these free educational sessions are held in Apple Stores, but with these all closed during the COVID-19 crisis, they’ve gone online. There are already training videos for drawing and taking better pictures.