Here are some free programs that you guys might find useful
-For drawings/illustrations I recommend Painttool SAI, Adobe illustrator, CorelDRAW, Sketchbook Pro.
But InkScape is free inkscape.downloadasaurus.com/
-For painting, and Photo manipulation which can also be used for drawing, I suggest Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter.
GIMP is free www.gimp.org/
(you can also animate on GIMP, so GIF animations can be made in GIMP.
-Some 3D programs are Autodesk Maya (can get free for 3 years if you're in school), 3D max, Z-brush.
Blender is free www.blender.org/
-Animation programs are Adobe flash pro, Toonboom.
Pencil is free www.pencil-animation.org/
Doink is free and online flash animation www.doink.com/
-Music and sound producing programs are Magix, Pro Tools, Audacity (free but very limited) or Reason.
Fl Studio is free for only the demo which isn't a trial but you can't open a file to edit or work on it so you'll have to leave your computer on and make music without saving and export as mp3. www.image-line.com/downloads/f…