Photoshopping with the Kids

June 22, 2008 at 12:02 pm Leave a comment

Okay, so two projects yesterday for the kids.  The first involved my daughter’s signatures on a diagonal scrap of paper she wanted “traced” onto her camp t-shirt…she didn’t know to wear it the last day.  We scanned it to the computer, spread the names out, and flipped them all right-side up, then printed to an iron-on paper I had from some project I never did.  I ironed it on her shirt this morning and it turned out well, except that her shirt had a stain on it that I got out with a damp wash-cloth first so as to not iron the iron-on paper over it.  When I was getting ready for the morning, I laid the paper on the shirt waiting for the iron to heat, and the moisture faded one signature at the bottom.  Other than that, it turned out well.

The second was a sports picture frame Boy Wonder wanted for his room that’s been on my desk for two weeks.  I taught him how to photoshop (with a little help here and there) as I painted.  He did a great job!

I’ll insert the finished projects later today, so you’ll have to scroll down to see those later.

 

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I am married to the love of my life, as we raise three children, learning the ways of grace.

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Magnanimity (derived from the Latin roots magn- great, and anima, soul) is the virtue of being great of mind and heart. It encompasses, usually, a refusal to be petty, a willingness to face danger, and actions for noble purposes. Its antithesis is pusillanimity. Both terms were coined by Aristotle, who called magnanimity "the crowning virtue."

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MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.[1] (Source: Wikipedia)

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