If someone you know wants to create an amazing digital image, here's an amazing tool to try right now: Inkscape - https://inkscape.org - there're thousands of video tutorials & docs on line. It saves kids & institutions the outrageous per-seat cost of the "professional" tools (which, honestly, are totally unnecessary). With fully Free and open source software like Inkscape, we can remove barriers to education. This is how we achieve digital equity. No corporations required.
@mpjgregoire sometimes takes folks a long time to see good sense. That's why we have to be patient and persevere. Also, a lot of people are desperately vulnerable to marketing. We need to help them save themselves from that unhelpful proclivity :)
@lightweight @keithzg Oh, where I work we use #Inkscape to produce small #sketches to include in design notes. #FreeBodyDiagrams, bending moments, maybe bolt arrangements. Doesn't need to be exactly to scale. Only vector drawings are appropriate.
I've seen people trying to mark dimensions or draw arrows for such sketches with MS Paint... like trying to pound in a nail using a screwdriver.
I do a lot with Inkscape, but I do offer one caution : If you have a lot of fonts installed on your system ― say, if you have TeXLive installed ― Inkscape may hang up or crash during text-manipulation operations, especially when trying to change fonts.
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