Here are my drawings for the second lesson:
I did several of these, and picked the one I liked best
I found the lasso interesting, but hard to draw with it.
Again, I did several, and picked this one. I used some filters on it, also.
I do not know how to reduce the size of kb for a photo. Here is one of mine, taken at a miniature show. I used the hue/saturation button and changed the colors. I failed to get my black-and-white photos to a manageable size for the web. I did use the texture button for one cemetery photo.