A conversation with Chris Buchholz from “An Illustrated Journey”
Here’s the next interview with the contributors to my new book An Illustrated Journey: Inspiration From the Private Art Journals of Traveling Artists, Illustrators and DesignersChris Buchholz has been on a wild adventure over the past few years, giving up his life as a designer in Pennsylvania to move to the Dominican Republic and take up missionary work. A dramatic life change that results in a lot of gorgeous sketchbook pages.
Chris shares a lot more in my book. Here’s an excerpt:
“For me, my sketchbook is the ultimate passport. When I’m traveling with my sketchbook in hand I seem to slide easily into cultures and conversations. When I’m drawing, the locals seem to let me into their world, accepting me as if I were one of them. This self-issued passport, the sketchbook, is what gets me into the “heart” of the place; into the dining rooms, front porches, hidden alleys, and into the most fascinating conversations..…” (continued)
Please don’t forget to check out Chris’s flickr feed.