Adobe Photoshop is an incredibly feature rich program. You've heard all the talk about "layers", "actions", and all those cool Photoshop "brushes". You've probably also heard about the HUGE price tag too!
Well, what's a poor struggling artist to do? The answer is GIMP. This is an open source program that works in many way just as Adobe Photoshop does. Free to download and FREE to use.
If you have been looking for "The" digital image composition, authoring, retouching and processing program...look no more!
The site offers all sorts of help for those of you who are unfamiliar with the intricacies of Photoshop. Tutorials include: Simple Animations, Adding Text, Masking, Creating Brushes, Convert Color to B&W, and much, much more.