Build Your Own Home Studio (With Practical Examples)
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Build Your Own Home Studio (With Practical Examples)

Learn how to setup a mini-studio in your home or office, and start churning out pro-quality videos, podcasts & music.
4.4 (13 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,794 students enrolled
Created by Gobala Krishnan
Last updated 8/2015
Current price: $10 Original price: $60 Discount: 83% off
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the key elements of creating a home recording studio
  • Get insights into affordable, effective lighting solutions that a perfect for smaller spaces
  • Get an overview of lighting techniques that the professionals use, and how to replicate it at a lower cost
  • Select, research and get the optimial lighting to light up your subjects & creating more engaging videos
  • Select, research and get the best audio recording & production tools so you can sound your best
  • Understand more advanced studio production techniques like green screen, music recording and much more
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  • You do not need any technical skills, but it will help if you have tried to create your own videos without a studio
  • Building a studio is going to cost you money. I show you how to minimize your investment by choosing products that give you the best bang for for your buck
  • I do not cover D.I.Y stuff, becasue I am not very good at that. However, I do help you find external resources on it. Just ask the question.

Are you trying to create better videos, podcasts, screencasts, or even record your own music? Nothing gets you to the next level like having your own home studio!

In this course, I skip all the technical jargon and give you practical examples of how to plan, design, modify and profit from your own mini-studio, regardless of whether you do it at home or in your office.

Throughout this course, I will guide you step-by-step in understanding how the professionals do it, and help you pick up the most useful tips for building your own recording studio, video studio, music studio or photopgrahpy studio.

Who is the target audience?
  • YouTube marketers who want to create better "talking head" videos and get more views
  • Internet marketers who want to create stunning sales pitches with perfect audio and pleasant video
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Curriculum For This Course
22 Lectures
Course Introduction & Materials
4 Lectures 15:15

Already trying to create your own podcasts, videos or music? Here's why having a cozy little studio in your home can help you get to the next level.

Preview 05:50

My recommendations for getting the most out of this course.

How to Take This Course & Give Feedback

Mo money mo results? Not really. You can start small and scale up if really required.

How Much Is This Going to Cost Me? What Do I Need to Buy?

The complete slides in PDF including links to all the resources mentioned or explained in the course.

Download Course Slides in PDF Here
90 pages
Planning, Designing & Modifying Your Studio
6 Lectures 33:56

Location, location, location. Selecting a good space to build your studio is the most important thing you'll have to do.

Preview 04:38

Don't let the door hit your pretty face (or your expensive equipment) when you want to get into or leave your studio.

Open Sesame! The Entrance to Your Studio is Mysteriously Important

Follow the light and you will gain new clarity when recording videos.

Analyze & Identify Ambient Light in Your Studio for Greater Consistency

Hello... Hello... Helllloo.. Ouch lets get rid of that nasty echo!

Improving Acoustics - The Echo Problem and Unwanted Noise

Let's get rid of unwanted echo by padding the walls of your studio. It can even make your studio look more cool!

Padding Your Studio with Foam Panels & Bass Traps

Someone said foam?

Foam Panels 101 - How to Buy & Use Foam Panels

Test your understanding of the various elements to get better audio in your home studio.

The Audio Quiz
2 questions
Getting Better Audio & Audio Equipment
4 Lectures 29:03

Get started with a low budget, but still get high-quality audio in your studio.

Some Afforable Options to Get Good Audio in Your Home Studio

Are you a podcaster, or are you trying to create better screencast videos? This microphone might be what you need.

Preview 10:06

Investing in a lavalier microphone is your best bet if you do a variety of stuff in your studio.

The Most Flexible & Portable Microphone for All Your Videos

Moving around a lot means you'll need an audio capture device that moves with you.

Moving Around a Lot? Live Action Shots? Here's a Solution
Getting Better Lighting & Lighting Equipment
4 Lectures 34:30

With just three lights, you can get a really good look for your videos.

Three-Point Lighting: Basic Lighting Setup for Great Videos

Getting a softbox is essential to light up your subject (you?) and create better videos.

Preview 10:03

Let's dissect a softbox and understand what makes it work, as well as what you need to look out for when buying a softbox.

The Components of a Softbox, And Softbox Buying Guide

L.E.D lights are supposed to be energy-efficient & last ages. Myth or reality?

Lights That Will Last Forever (Or So They Say) & Make You Look Sharp!
Recording Better Video & Video Equipment
2 Lectures 13:28

Don't want to display the contents of your nostril to your audience? Then you have to position your laptop correctly when using the built-in HD webcam.

Preview 08:38

No built-in webcam? No worry. There are tons of external HD webcams you can buy that records great videos easily.

External HD Webcams As The Main / Additional Video Capture Device
Advanced Studio Techniques for Recording Video
2 Lectures 15:40

Basics of recording videos with green screen / chromakey.

Green Screen Recording in Your Home Studio

Bigger is not always better! Choosing the right type of green screen can help you save money and avoid frustration..

How to Choose The Right Green Screen for Your Studio
About the Instructor
Gobala Krishnan
4.3 Average rating
424 Reviews
20,854 Students
6 Courses
Digital Marketing Expert, SAAS Advisor & Startup CEO

I built my first money-making website in 2001 with no help. In the past 15 years, I have made over $396,000 selling ebooks, courses, workshops, templates, software, and platforms.

I am an expert in affiliate marketing, niche marketing, website building, WordPress, copywriting, e-commerce and SEO. I have a passion in teaching others how to start, manage and succeed with an online business.

Recently, I have also been experimenting with video production, photography, and creating online tutorials for free and via places like Udemy.

Through my company, Kash Media, we own popular marketing platforms like LinkTrackr, Shorty, Nichify and Heylo.