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Help me to choose a software for drawing

Which is the best software for drawing below picture?
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Name of drawing with smooth solid high-contrast shapes

What is the common style name of drawings that consist of smooth solid high-contrast shapes with minimal number of details and minimal number of colors used? Samples:
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Drawing basic human shapes

I'm currently creating a multi-language "Mountain Rescue Casualty Card". It's basically a card (a4paper front and back) which tells the first aid rescuer where someone is hurt after an accident. Now ...
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Drawing Area turned white

The drawing area in illustrator turned white -- I do not mean the art board. How do I change it back to gray?
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Annotations in Isometric View AutoCAD 2014

I want to set Annotations for my drawing but in isometric view it gives me the distance following the orange line when I need the length of the yellow one. Does anyone know what settings I should ...
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Autocad 15 - Print by plot scale (Architect)

I've been learning AutoCad for quite a while now, but I want to know how exactly I use plot scale to print the drawing. I want to draw in meters. If the width of a room is 3.5m, then I shall draw a ...
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Drawing to a specific reference point, ala Sketchup

In Sketchup when making a line termination you can reference some other point by hovering over it, then when you shift-click to draw your straight line, its bottom will be aligned with the reference ...
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Ugly outline around flood fill

I'm trying to do some basic inking and coloring in Sketchbook Pro. I thought it would save some time to use the flood fill when dealing with large areas of a single color. However, the fill doesn't go ...
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parallel alignment

I had to do this in powerpoint but I'm wondering if there is an alternative program that does this well?I wanted to create a diagonal grid style of lines. It's actually a description of an alternative ...
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Rationale on pincushion perspective (vanishing points)

I looked for a StackExchange community but I did not find any Art site so I think this is the closest place. I'm studying perspectives. I've seen 4 and 5 point perspective is often explainable as a ...
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Drawing animation 3D

This is a great drawing animation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uG4xe9cNpP0 On which I don't know how to achieve the following: 1)Moving background creating the sensation of distance between the ...