Scraps To Sale

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Scraps To Sale

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Sydney Sousa is a trained artist who has been been directly effected by Covid-19 frustrations as a small business who trying to stay afloat. As an attempt to help conserve money during this difficult time Syd has resorted to cutting open and scrapping the last bit of paint within her tubes. As a small business its hard to buy in bulk as you may not need that much product at ones however it is often cheeper this way, especially with a decrease in sales during COVID-19, its been difficult to manage money. Similarly, as a business she experienced frustrations with new regulations such as store hours or limited products because of limited manufactory. Syd expressed that not only is this a tool she uses to save money but also time as sometimes she most be creative to create solutions to problems COVID-19 presented her.
Photographed is open tubs, open cut and scrapped for remanences of paint to save money during the pandemic

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This item was submitted on December 16, 2020 by Victoria Leite using the form “Share Your Story” on the site “A Journal of the Plague Year”:

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