Honor the Years

Whhonor yearsat better way to honor the years than to self express through your photography and software skills. We recently had a layering class where a silhouette was darkened to almost black, then selected and cut out.

The cutout was saved as a new image with a file format of .png. That allowed the transparency behind her head to show through.

Next we took a busy paper that was stamped and had lettering on it and pasted it as new layer on top of the head.

Once the layer was positioned over the head and hair, erase or mask out certain portions of the letter paper so that we could still see her silhouette.

In the lower portion, we put a quote and cut the opacity to 65%. Honor the Years.

The clock came next, copy, paste as a new layer and cut the opacity. Position if necessary. layer2

Finally , a neutral background was found and placed behind the whole project. I can see this on a birthday card or a get well card.

If you like your photos to play with your creative side, join us for our Notecard class or our on 1 Plug-In Club .Topaz Plug-in NotecardsDIY Creativity with PhotosPhotoshop Elements Basics and Tack Sharp Photos. Follow the links as all of these classes are in August. See you soon.

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Managing your medical Information

You need to be prepared for medical emergencies. All of my patient portals, althhealthvault-microsoft1ough helpful to an individual doctor are confusing. I have been looking for one spot to gather all of my information. Julia W. from our lab had the solution.

This class will help you be prepared for a medical emergency or a routine doctor’s visit by teaching you how to manage your medical information using a patient health record system called Microsoft HealthVault. You will learn how to share critical health information, such as allergies and medications, with emergency responders. The course will also cover what mobile applications are available to help you organize and share important medical information, including advance directives, with your doctors.
Here is a quick easy start  – Senior Emergency Wallet Card
Keep emergency information quickly available wherever your loved one goes. Information such as emergency contacts, medical data and a medical conditions list are easily available with this wallet card.
Emergency Wallet Card
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Thursday July 23rd 1- 3  .register at Age Computer Lab