Stop Letting Money Troll You: Painting ProgramsThis is the first of a series of articles about cheaper digital art programs. All programs shown are under about $100, and most will even be free. I will be using a similar format to my first article, Stop Letting Photoshop Troll You, which was, of course, the inspiration behind this series. Before I start, I would like to thank my friends for their support and help with these articles, especially, stuck-in-suburbia for proofreading, and AssClownFish for the title.Stop Letting Money Troll You: Painting Programs by BrokenTutorials
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The Selection of Sort of Cheap, Mostly Japanese, Drawing and Painting Programs
In the world of digital drawing and painting, there are several programs people enjoy using; some are cheap, some, not so much. Photoshop is a very common painting program, however, Photoshop can also cost upwards of $400, and not too many people these days have that kind of money. If youre looking fo
Stop Letting Photoshop Troll YouAlternate Pricing OptionsStop Letting Photoshop Troll You by BrokenTutorials
Contrary to popular belief, you do not need to pay out your ass for a fully legal copy of Photoshop. If you know what youre doing, you can get Photoshop CS5 for much less than the $400 price tag ($999 if you want that silly Extended version).
Option 1: Student pricing. If you are a student, and Im pretty damn sure a great majority of you readers are, you would do well to check out Student Pricing. You see Adobe isnt as stupid as it looks. They know that if they make their products upwards of 80% less for the students and teachers, then they will buy their products, and learn and teach how to use them. When the students get out of school, the only programs they will know how use are Adobe products, but being as they are no longer students, they will be forced to pay full price for their Adobe stuff. Its a very smart business plan. But anyways, check out the Adobe Education sto