This priest surely committed to his celibate there...
Cheap art will be just that. The true value lies in commitment and hard work. This is just a tool and without a creative mind operating it the results will hold no magic. Did photography kill painting? I think both are doing and developing rather well.
Developers Q&A at 2014 Blender Conference event
Developers of Blender software answer the questions of 2014 Blender Conference event attendees.