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This class will cover many of the tools in Adobe Photoshop Elements. Basic concepts like cropping, resizing and adding different effects to your image will be covered, as well as some tools to manipulate and retouch your photos.Prerequisites: Basic mouse and keyboard skills.
The library continues a series of artist biographical lectures when local art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman presents the artist Michelangelo. Michelangelo was a sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the Italian Renaissance. Best known for his sculptures Pietà and David, Michelangelo once said “carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop.” Attendees will all be given an informative postcard that includes facts about the artist’s life.
Bestselling author Robin Hutton will discuss her latest book, War Animals: The Unsung Heroes of World War II. Hutton brings the animal heroes of World War II to vivid life with the heartwarming and sometimes hilarious history of bona fide heroes of feather and fur.
Linguist, author, and psychologist Steven Pinker will be speaking about his latest book, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress. In his book, he urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom to show that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge and happiness are on the rise, not just in the West, but worldwide. Bill Gates called Enlightenment Now his “new favorite book of all time.”
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