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Mark Rimmell

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[Mar. 4th, 2009|10:47 am]
Mark Rimmell
Following my meeting with my accountant, I am now officially an Industrial Artist, or will be once the form arrives on the taxman's desk. I'll feel more legitimate once I have the odd piece or two in my portfolio.
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[User Picture]From: demonmoonglow
2009-03-04 12:08 pm (UTC)
Blimey impressive or what!
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[User Picture]From: markrimmell
2009-03-04 06:03 pm (UTC)
I think the answer is "What"... One has to list yourself as something and if I just put "artist" the taxman may wonder why I'm buying lathes and milling machines rather than a box of watercolours and some brushes. Or so my accountant thought.

I'd rather not put a label on what I do, because that compromises my artistic integrity and pigeon-holes me, I refuse to be defined by agents of the state, I can not be expected to work under such conditions, I am being stifled! Stifled I tell you!

Crawls off to chew edge of the carpet and beat fists on the floor.
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[User Picture]From: pinkwitch2000
2009-03-04 08:26 pm (UTC)
First find carpet! Oh, on second thoughts, find floor! Or, to be more precise, find a bit of floor that isn't already occupied by something! Then beat the floor and watch the cat jump!!!!
;-)
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[User Picture]From: pinkwitch2000
2009-03-04 08:29 pm (UTC)
Actually, I don't remember there being any advice given in "careers" lessons on Industrial Artists. I wanted to be a Vet!
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From: (Anonymous)
2009-03-09 06:56 pm (UTC)

careers

careers lessons taught me that the only job a girl could persue with any confidence was Mastic Ashsphalt Spreader
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[User Picture]From: markrimmell
2009-03-10 12:02 am (UTC)

Re: careers

Well that explains why most of my female friends are Mastic Asphalt Spreaders.
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