|Early design with zipper closure, piping, short handle and sewn-down font|
Before VinAlly, I worked 12 years in the Canadian Oilpatch, using my geology degree to do quality control analysis on geological databases for information service companies. I left that to raise my children. When my kids were still small, I started taking night classes towards a Certificate in Visual Design from the University of Calgary. I had always wanted to get a fine arts degree, and the certificate seemed a good way to get the basics in fine arts. The certificate program covered all the bases and you really had to work at it to get marks. The flyer for the certificate actually came for my sister in law, but I knew it was really aimed at me. Thank you, Providence! It took me nearly a decade to complete as family schedules, and my own chronic illness of fibromyalgia made it difficult to attend evening classes.
|Finally earned my certificate!|
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