I love using Illustrator, however i recently set out on a quest to find a free alternative. And boy did I find one. It’s called:
Inkscape is totally free software and it is updated often to include new cool features. The UI is similar to Illustrator, and people who use illustrator will feel right at home. Some functions are so much smarter than Illustrator.
This is truly an amazing peice of free software, perfect for the smaller graphics firm or anyone who wants to use opensource (free) software and don’t have to worry about licencing fees.
Over at heathenx.org there is almost a hundred of easy to understand video tutorials for inkscape. Very well done.
Free Love and Peace, and software!