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Photoshop Elements Class

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2009 $10 Quilt

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I actually got it done before Saturday. Given that I hadn't cut anything out until Friday, its a good few days work.

A walk to ROM and in ROM

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I went into Toronto today to go to the museum to see the Diamond exhibit. The exhibit closes this weekend. I took the GO train into Toronto then walked from Union Station to the museum and had fun taking pictures. Windmill from Go Train GO Train View Sunflowers in front of Royal York Part of fence near Osgoode Hall? Statue of Mary Pickford outside Sick Kids Near the Ontario Legislature The Ontario Legislature Carvings at the legislature Carvings at the legislature Carvings at the legislature Carvings at the legislature Top of the Music Conservatory gate Top of the Music Conservatory gate Carving on Museum Wall Lamp next to the musuem In the textile section. Drapes 1830-5 Applique Quilt 1872 Canada Applique Quilt Detail Applique Quilt Detail Applique Quilt Detail

Spring is coming

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Spring must be on the way. The lilac bush has little buds, I found these under the living room window where I have bulbs planted and in the park, this tree looks like the pussy willows are coming out I went for another walk in Applewood Park. This time I took the bigger camera and tried taking pictures mostly of wild life -- robins, squirrels and ducks. The robins weren't sure about me at first but I sat on the far edge of the path opposite them. Some posed, some moved away. The squirrels mostly moved away. This guy on the right was running through the trees then decided to snuggled into the branch. I guess position really is everything. There isn't really suppose to be a pond here. Its part of the green space but I noticed it flooded last spring too. The ducks like the make-shift pond. A small boy and his dog ran around the pond several times and most of the ducks left to go to the creek. Despite all the wind we've had this winter, this is one of the trees …

PSE 7 - Layers

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Today I went for a walk with my little camera in my pocket. Saw something in the top of the tree across the street. This evening I played with enlarging the area with the bird. Went back to the snapshot lesson and cut out the area with the bird and enlarged it. Then cut selected just the bird and enlarged him. Playing more with lesson 7, I started my drawing my fist with the tablet pen. Then added a selection of a drawing I'd done with paper and pencil. Finally I tried adding a fill layer to my hand but it doesn't fill in for some reason.