I noticed TwistedBrush Liquid Studio is currently being given away for free. It's a nice little program that even though I hardly ever used it's pretty good at what it claims to do so maybe it's of some use to you. The nice thing is the license seems to be available for commercial use too so it's a plus. For more details read the description below.

Liquid Studio is focused on the creation of individual objects that you might use in other art software while having a simpler, streamlined interface. The Liquid paints allow you to model and shape your objects and then paint them with the included brushes with the results being crisp lines you might see in illustration software but without the need to mask anything. You can even continue to shape your objects after they are painted.
  
Liquid Art Creation
  
The process of creation using Liquid Studio can roughly follow these steps with the first step painting a basic shape. There isn’t a need to be accurate it will be shaped and fine tuned in later steps. Concentrate on creation of a silhouette of what you are trying to create. Using the liquid shaping brushes push and pull your shape to get it closer to what you want. Similar to working with clay but in 2D. The Liquid smoothing brushes can be used to further refine the shape as well as smooth the edges. Using the collection of paint brushes included with Liquid Studio you are now ready to paint your shape. There is no need to mask or select, only the objects on the current layer will be painted and you will have a crisp edge to your object.

License details:

Terms and Conditions

  • This is a 1-computer lifetime license, for commercial or noncommercial use
  • No free updates; if you update the giveaway, it may become unregistered
  • No free tech support
  • You must redeem the license key before this offer has ended
  • May not be resold

Antivirus scan - software installer

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Alternate link

UPDATE:
You don't have to install their "Daily giveaway notifier" thingy. Just follow the steps in the pictures below to save the software installer locally.

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Useful?

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Not for me.
That's exactly what I was looking for.
I might give it a try at some point.
Not a game, not interested.

Looks interesting. Too bad it doesn't have a mac download, definitely would have checked it out. Generally, I just use the Adobe CC for everything, but I like playing with other apps from time to time.

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Honestly, at this point Adobe has no alternative sadly, when it comes to design. It looks like this app is basically a dumbed down PS with more brushes, but getting new brushes for PS is fairly easy as well, so it seems it has no real advantage.

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so it seems it has no real advantage.

Free for commercial purposes. I'd say it's an advantage.

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Really depends on what you want to do. I highly doubt this software is generally used to create something for commercial purposes...
Using it just for fun, sure, why not, but if you have PS I don't see any advantage from the first glance. Maybe I am missing something.

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Adobe does have an alternative. It's called Affinity. https://affinity.serif.com
Affinity Photo is a Photoshop alternative,
Affinity Designer is an Illustrator alternative,
Affinity Publisher is an Indesign alternative.

Single pay license per program, no subscription nonsense. They're pretty good replacements if you don't need the cross-program links of the full Adobe suite. (AE, PR, etc)

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I agree, but those are fun to mess about with when they're free, just to see what can be achieved. I'd never dream of using them commercially anyway (unless as a one off for something that suited the syle) because programs like that tend to have a singular purpose... creating a particular style of artwork. I tend to use Illustrator and InDesign a lot more than Photoshop either way, to be honest. ^^

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It's ok for its designated purpose.

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It will install SharewareonSale's own downloader to actually being able to install that software.
"(NOTE: You MUST download the installer from us. If you download from the developer, it will NOT accept the license key.)"

There is more also. https://sharewareonsale.com/product-tag/giveaway+active-deals?os=windows

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Wait, is it another (spyware) launcher? :D

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Not really, you can download just the installer without anything else.

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"How to make a logo easily with Microsoft word"

I love that one hahah! Also... please don't. XD

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You don't have to install Sharewareonsale's notifier. Check the steps I added in the pictures on how to save the softwarw installer locally.

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I downloaded and activated it,Is this bad?

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Nope, it should be fine. But I dunno if anything else got installed too, like some toolbars or ad-related apps. You should always be careful and attentive when installing apps.

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Thanks for the clarification

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I accidentally the whole shareware, is this bad?

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I went to their website directly and was prompted to give my email in return for a free key as well.
For those who are interested in the same offer though wants to bypass installing another app first, this could be an option.

http://www.pixarra.com/liquidstudio1-giveaway.html

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Added to the post. Also you don't have to install anything else. Check the steps in the post.

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Oh, my bad. I thought the ShareWareOnSale Download Hub was a program that needed to be installed prior. Thanks for sharing regardless <3

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Hmm, might do that instead, at least it sounds less risky.
Thanks for the tip.

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Thanks, I always prefer to drink from the source

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Might give a try to this program, I don't really know much about this style of digital painting (or painting in general, the only things I have some limited experience with are pixel art and vectors) but their sales pitch sounds promising.

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Well, you have nothing to lose. Being free and virus free seems like a good deal to me. :)

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I had completely forgotten about this, thanks for reminding me :P

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I was interested in one of the ebooks but then they wanted company name, job title, phone number, etc. I really hope I missed something because that's just bad.

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That sounds fishy. Never give that kind of info unless you're completely sure to whom you're entrusting that info.

I never used them for ebooks, just for their software giveaways. The nice thing is from time to time I happen to need one of the various software they gave away and I happily find out I already have a working license for it because licenses aren't always invalidated at the end of the promotion.

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Thanks my gf will like this, she's a pro sketch artist and does painting's of nude male model's.
Maybe she'll use this. c(:

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Haha, it should be useful for the 3D look of certain body parts. :)

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Lmao, indeed she's like an inspector for these "parts".

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hurray, got a demon concept in a dozen of spontaneous movements :)
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wzwd0emxhwkk7ak/demon.jpg

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It looks like an inkblot from the Rorschach test. :)

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