I would like to use PHOTOSHOP and 3D STUDIO MAX, but I sadly can't afford them =( ...
Why think the most people so ?
Also I have no Max and PS, but not because I can not afford it. For me ,It is just a hype.
Btw, I create and sell 2D and 3D content for animations and have many program tested already
Therefore, if a programm is more expensive I get not more creativit?t and talent automaticly.
to the original question
I personally do everything yourself. I like to draw, sculpt and moddeling , but I can not programing with syntax. Therefore I love such tools how construct . It is the missing link for me, to be interactive creative.
I use a tablet for pixel-drawing and 3D sculpting, and the mouse for vector-drawing und 3D moddeling.