Why I’m Shifting Gears Toward Painting Environments

When I first transitioned from working in the public sector as a city planner to becoming a freelance illustrator 3 years ago, I had a very broad interest area, ranging from designing environments & painting characters. The problem with this approach, I begun to realize, as I got better artistically, was that the complexity ofContinue reading “Why I’m Shifting Gears Toward Painting Environments”

Digital Rural Economies – Can video e-commerce help economic revitalization in rural areas?

I’ve been thinking a lot about digital rural economies, especially with the rise of remote work. Recently, I read a tweet from Web Smith on rural e-commerce platforms & infrastructure, comparing the United States and China: And it’s true. How digital e-commerce works in China: In China, Alibaba has created Taobao Villages in rural areasContinue reading “Digital Rural Economies – Can video e-commerce help economic revitalization in rural areas?”