What are some alternatives?
When comparing Adobe Creative Cloud and GIMP, you can also consider the following products
Sketch - Professional digital design for Mac.
Adobe Photoshop - Adobe Photoshop is a webtop application for editing images and photos online.
Krita - Krita is a professional FREE and open source painting program. It is made by artists that want to seaffordable art tools for everyone. Concept art. texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.
Adobe Illustrator - Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor.
Pixelmator - Pixelmator is an image-editing application for Mac and iPad.
Adobe InDesign - Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing software application.