New bill mocks being 'paid' with exposure

For some reason, unlike any other industry we know of, non-creative folk have this idea that artists and designers like to do stuff for free. Actually, we do know why, it's 'for the exposure', right? 

Wrong. It's a misconception that has plagued the design industry since the beginning of time, and one which, quite rightly, gets on every creative professional's last nerve. In fact it's a cause of such frustration that many artists over the years have used their creative prowess to express exactly how they feel about it. 

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Kerrie Hughes
Freelance writer

Kerrie Hughes is a frequent contributor to Creative Bloq, and was once its editor. One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications such as ImagineFX, Computer Arts and Digital Camera World. After a stint working for the police, Kerrie is back reviewing creative tech for creative professionals.