I have had Corel Paint Shop Pro for over a year now, and I have been determined to start teaching myself how to use it.
After two nights of reading and playing, this is my first try: (Mr. Bill, if you are reading this, PLEASE don't tell me how hard you laughed).
After some lighting and blemish correcting:
And, this is the final one. I love the look of a out-of-focus background. This was my meager attempt:
AND ONE MORE