I studied graphic design because I knew how to program video games and it seemed related.
I ended up making infographics in newspapers.
On the internet, infographics were interactive.
I learned Flash and programmed in AS3.
When Flash died, I learned web development.
I added 3D models to infographics.
Instead of art & special effects, modelling felt more like building. I discovered technical drawing.
Stone carving applies design and 3D.
This turned serious when I went to stonemasonry school, to restore heritage sites.