A version of ArtRage called "Ink Art" was included in Microsoft's Experience Pack for the Tablet PC in 2005 and on some older Wacom tablets. Ink Art contained a subset of features offered in the full ArtRage program. Promethean Planet, an educator community, distributes a free version of ArtRage for classroom use on Promethean's range of interactive whiteboards.
Another Serif product (think Affinity) is DrawPlus X6 is a full-on graphic studio for 2D or 3D illustrations, painting, and animation. Fast, powerful, and easy to use is appropriate for all users from beginners (tutorials and templates) to professionals (advanced high-end tools). There are ready-made templates, example designs, intuitive drawing tools, and everything flows from the simple clear interface. From simple illustrations and Social media graphics to full magazine productions DrawPlus X6 is pulling in some great reviews.
ibisPaint is a free illustration and manga drawing app. The UI design is optimized for smartphones and tablets. In addition to more than 2500 textures and screentones, it also has a full range of manga production features such as a frame border function. And it can support B5 or A5 canvases that have a 600 dpi resolution, a requirement for printing black-and-white comics.
You will need to pay to unlock features such as layers, the eyedropper, filters, and layer masks. You can do rudimentary sketching with the free version, but you will probably want to pay to make a full illustration.
The ArtFlow digital art studio for Android comes packed with features and tools, both in free and paid tiers. ArtFlow's free version is already a solid drawing app, with nine customizable brushes, a symmetry tool, color picker, six-step undo and support for three layers. 2b1af7f3a8