When I was doing odds and ends graphic design years ago, I had a lot of professional tools available to me including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator among others.
Now that I am retired I have tried to find alternative resources at much lower expense. This is one that I've been using for over a decade and it's still a free graphics tool based on the .Net framework. -- Paint.Net. It's available for a free download but you can also purchase it on the Microsoft store. The free download is in the link below, but be careful what you click because the site has a lot of adverts (to make money of course). The download link is here: Paint.Net DO NOT click the Start Now button. That's an ad. Click the link in the upper right that says "Free download now
There are available plugins for this but I haven't tried any of the latest yet. The basic end result is that you'll have a free graphics editor that will remind you of Photoshop. Example of what it will look like: