Picture tubes are a feature that is apparently unique to PaintShop Pro. I am not sure at which version they started using tubes, but I know for a fact that version 4 had them, so it is definitely not new. For anyone who is not familiar with the basics of what picture tubes are, think of a roll of stickers: you can have a roll with all identical stickers, or a roll with several different stickers. Unlike brushes, the picture tubes are coloured images by themselves, and you cannot change that, just like a sticker would have its own colors.
When digital scrapbooking started, several scrappers felt the need to get inspired (myself included), to get passed the “blank canvas” hurdle, and one way to get a jump start was to browse in galleries. Looking at other layouts might spark an idea, an inspiration. Where do I start? When I first started in digital … Read moreTemplates or sketches? Different tools for different uses