11.11.14 by Jeff

7 Years of Daily Drawings in a 2500 Page Book by Artist Ruben Steeman


For seven years artist Ruben Steeman posted one drawing each day to his website. After reaching the incredible milestone of 2,500 drawings he decided to put all of the drawings in one book. Various publishers told him it would be impossible to produce his book but he remained determined, crowdfunded it and eventually found a book binder to make it happen.

The result is 2500 Days of Rust an enormous 2,508 page book, weighing in at a healthy 3.5 kilograms. He points out that if you were to look at each page for 10 seconds it would take 7 hours to go through the entire book.

Take a look at more images of the book below as well as a video clip of the accompanying installation showcasing all 2,500 drawings on a 19m wide wall.














Via: Designboom

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • Wow, this project is absolutely awesome !!! I post a sketch a day on my blog since 2012 and this kind of artwork inspires me totally ! So sick ! Great job ;)

    • Ezequiel Blurpenstein

      cool! whats your blog?

      • (sorry Ezquiel, I try to answer you and give you the link of my daily project. But my comment is awaiting to be approved by the administrator of BOOOOOOOM!) Well, maybe you can check my website ;)

  • Ezequiel Blurpenstein

    wow, that is awesome. i want that booK!

  • Erin Fletcher

    Such an impressive project. As a binder myself, I’d love to know more about the binding process.

  • Ezequiel Blurpenstein

    nice one, man, thanks! cool project, and awesome drawings. :)

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