Meet The Artists Who Quit Their Jobs To Pursue Their Entrepreneurial Dreams

Ditching the day job to pursue a hobby full-time is something that most people have probably dreamed of. The biggest barrier is finance; giving up a salary for the uncertainty of self-employment is a risky move, but for those who go on to achieve that goal, the risks have proved to be well worth taking.

From construction worker to coastal artist

For Tom Inglis, as a youngster, painting was one of his greatest pleasures. When he left school, he trained as a carpenter and began working in the construction industry in London where he’d grown up, and continued to paint in his spare time.

He says: “I studied

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