For this tutorial you will need the following:
Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X, you should be able to use any version.
Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Riccardo Rullo which you need a license to use.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using Think Pink a PTU kit by me.
Font of choice, I am using Onyx
Plugins: No outside plugins used
Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.
Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.
Let's get started!
Open a new canvas 750 x 750, white background.
Set your foreground to #ea86bc and background to null.
Use your preset shapes set on elipse and width set to 15, draw out a circle in the middle of the canvas.
Convert to raster layer.
Click on effects, 3D effects, inner bevel with the following settings (click to enlarge)
Click inside it with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 3, selections, invert.
Open paper 1, copy and paste as a new layer, drag below the frame,
click delete on your keyboard, leave selected.
Copy and paste your close up tube, arrange between the frame & paper where you want it.
Click delete on your keyboard and deselect.
Add any elements you'd like. I used the following:
Element 29, resize by 57% , arrange on top left, duplicate, flip, mirror
Element 30, resize by 75%
Element 24, duplicate, mirror
Element 08, resize by 45%
Element 16, resize by 35%
Element 3, resize by 35%, rotate right by 25, duplicate,
resize by 75%, mirror, arrange on top of larger one,
merge down, duplicate, mirror
Element 17, resize by 35%
Add your copyright info & credits as needed.
Add your name and save.