The Workflow Edition
Illustrate with beziers and splines in the most intuitive, yet powerful, vector-based drawing application available. One good session with Inkscape usually means an Inkscape user for life.
Drawing beautiful images with digital material emulation should not be this easy. Mypaint provides a simple and minimal interface, while Krita emphasises configurability. Either way, in an artist's adept hands, the end result is a gorgeous work of art.
Page layout, magazine spreads for both digital and print delivery, built-in PDF pre-flight options, CMYK conversion, and more. If you are making bound material and want it to make an impact, make it with Scribus.
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