Alternative Jobs

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How to become a taxidermist – we talk taxidermy with Nicola Hebson

How to be a taxidermist? Explore the path with Nicola Hebson, a vegan who transforms roadkill into surreal art.

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Job hunting self care tips for being kind to yourself

These job hunting self care tips may help you find ways to be kind to yourself when looking for work, because it's hard enough.


How to become a tattoo artist. Let your art blossom into a career

Want to become a tattoo artist? Transform art into your life's work! Learn more about the training, salary, perks and challenges of a tattooing career.

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How to become an alternative model – expert tips

How to become an alternative model? See expert tips from successful models who have been there, done the front cover of .Alt Fashion Magazine...


Job hunting tips for tattoos, piercings and dyed hairstyles

Job hunting tips for getting paid work while keeping your tattoos, piercings and spirit.

Carla Valentine

How to become a Mortuary Technician – with Carla Valentine

Carla wanted to work in a mortuary ever since she was a little girl. UK Pathologists prefer not to call it a morgue...


Jason Webley interview: How to become an accordion player

Cult leader and accordion player Jason Webley tells us how he got into busking and beyond...

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How to become an alternative makeup artist

See how to become an alternative makeup artist from scratch with professional expert tips on building your kit, networking and more.

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How to Become a Food Photographer

Learn how to become a food photographer with advice from Flavi J, a published food photographer who talks you through what this profession is really like and how to get into it.

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How to become a burlesque performer

See how to become a burlesque performer with Miss Roxy Velvet, who shares her experience of things to consider when doing burlesque for a living.


What is it like to be a concept artist at an indie game studio?

Pixelbomb Games concept artist Marina talks career tips, soul-searching & sci-fi gore...


How to be a film and TV extra

Be a film and TV extra - create a CV / portfolio and apply to theatrical agencies specialising in film and TV extras, then be professional on set.

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How to become a stained glass windows designer

How to become a Stained glass windows designer and maker

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How to become a music video director

Want tips on how to become a music video director? Stacey Goldschmit reveals how she built her portfolio...