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How to make art without AdobeArt doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg.
It seems that people think of Adobe and its Creative Suite as the industry standard for digital art. And while their programs are indeed very nice, they also cost a fortune. I don't know about you, but they cost way more than what I am willing to pay for art software, especially given that many of them are very similar (ex. Fireworks, Illustrator, and Photoshop). So I decided to compile a list of other programs that are either totally free, or have what I would consider a fair price.
Before you read this: Keep in mind that Adobe does offer better deals than what are