Anonymous: Dis-United Kingdom

A terraced house in London costs on average £550,000: that is four times the cost elsewhere in what used to be the United Kingdom. Since the introduction of the National Lottery and the opening of Tat …

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Billy Lloyd: 4 years of practice

Potter Billy Lloyd explains how he gained awards and commissions soon after his apprenticeship. Billy also talks about how he uses barter and exchanges to make his money go further and how online reso …

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Bartering and exchange

Bartering involves the exchange of goods and services directly for other good and services without using money. It’s probably the most primitive form of trade, and has the advantage that you don’t nee …

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Spend less

The less money you spend, the less you’ll need to earn or raise. Before you think about raising your income, work out if you can reduce your expenditure. Are you paying too much for your studio (if yo …

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Affordable housing

Housing and accommodation costs – especially in London – can prove a significant drain on an artist’s resources, but a number of housing options exist that are more affordable than renting from privat …

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