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Arti stoftheMonth:Chri sti naMari eFrench Ia c t u a l l yh a v ema n ya r t i s t so nb o t hs i d e so fmy f a mi l y , So meh a v eb e c o mes u c c e s s f u lg r a p h i c d e s i g n e r sa n ds o mewo r ko nt h e i ra r tp a r t t i me wh i l ewo r k i n go t h e rp r o f e s s i o n s . If i r s ts t a r t e d p a i n t i n ga n dd r a wi n gwh e nIwa say o u n gc h i l d . Ir e me mb e rc o p y i n gc o mi cd r a wi n g sf r o mt h e n e ws p a p e ra n dc o n s t a n t l yd o o d l i n g . I nh i g h s c h o o lIg a v eu pb a n da n dmu s i c a li n s t r u me n t s s ot h a tIc o u l dt a k ea r tc l a s s e st h a twe r eh e l da t t h es a met i me . Ir e a l l ye n j o y e dmi x i n gc o l o r s , wo r k i n gwi t ht e x t u r e s , l e a r n i n g , a n dd r a wi n g s k i l l s . I nc o l l e g eIs t a r t e do u twi t hAc c o u n t i n g , f e e l i n gt h en e e da n dp r e s s u r et od os o me t h i n g p r a c t i c a l , a n dt h e nr e t u r n e dt oFi n eAr t s . If i r s t s wi t c h e dt oGr a p h i cDe s i g nf o rac o u p l eo f y e a r s , t h e no nt op a i n t i n ga n dt h e a t r e . Al l t h r o u g ht h e s ey e a r sIa l s owo r k e do np h o t o -

g r a p h ywh i l ek e e p i n gu pwi t hmyd r a wi n g . Af t e r c o l l e g eIwo r k e do na r tp r o j e c t sa r o u n dt h eh o u s e a n dwo u l dc r e a t ed e s i g n so u to fn a i l sa n dma t e r i a l st h a tIc o u l df i n da tt h eh a r d wa r es t o r e . Iwe n t o nt og e tmyMa s t e r si nEd u c a t i o n , f e e l i n gt h a t p r e s s u r eo f" s e t t l i n gd o wn "b u tc o n t i n u e dd r a wi n g , p a i n t i n g , p h o t o g r a p h y , a n dh o mei n t e r i o rp r o j e c t s f o ral o n gt i meo nt h es i d e . Twoy e a r sa g o , I r e a l i z e dt h a tId i dn o twa n tt ot e a c ha n y mo r ea n d Iwa n t e dt ob ea b l et oc r e a t ea r ta l ld a ya n dd o g a r d e n i n g . Wh i l es o mema ys a yt h i si st h es i g n o fmi d l i f ec r i s i s , In e v e rf e l ta sh a p p ya sId owh e n Ia mwo r k i n go nmya r t . Af t e rma k i n gt h ed e c i s i o n t or e t u r nt oa r t , If e e ll i k eIh a v eu n l o c k e dap a r t o fmet h a th a sb e e nh i d i n gu n d e rt h es u r f a c e . I f e e lt h a tIc a np a i n t , r e l a x , e n j o y , c r e a t e , a n d u l t i ma t e l yb eamu c hh a p p i e ra n dg r e a t f u lp e r s o n i nl i f e .

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