What is the ForeverScape?

“To call his work monumental would be something of an understatement.”
        —Lauren Cooper, Reed Magazine

The ForeverScape is a hand-drawn artwork Vance Feldman started in 2009. It is a physical drawing on panels where every single page connects. It's longer than the Titanic end-to-end. As a tessellation, the panels can be laid-out left-to-right or into a 5 column grid. When arranged as a grid, it stands over 18 stories tall. It grows at the average rate of one page every two days, making the first 1,000 pages just a warm-up... Vance pledges to keep adding to it indefinitely.
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About the App

Dev Podcast an interview with Matt Groves.
Fine Art Becomes App basic info about the art app.

About the Game

ForeverScape The Game info about the game.
Game Dev Postmortem retrospective of the challenge and success.

About the Art

Six Years of Restraint Overview of Different Mediums and Time Periods.

“An impressive work of ink and watercolor...”
        — Jenna Lechner, Portland Mercury

It began as a ballpoint pen drawing and was forcibly constrained to simpler media for the first six years. In 2015, opaque paint was allowed. Until then, it consisted of colored markers, watercolor and oil pastel. If you're not familiar with how the genuinely epic storyline evolves, read the article Frogs in Space to get an idea of just how long the story arcs extend.

Magic of the ForeverScape:

“It’s a surreal piece, spanning many landscapes and environments— bringing in everything from a factory manufacturing Buddha statues to colonies of germs spewed from a "McSludgewich" box.”
        — Matt Stangel, Portland Mercury

“This just blew my mind. Seamless stacked hand drawn illustrations that go on, well, forever.”

“Wow. That looks like an illustration of the craziest dream ever.”
        — phroxen

As the first page ran out of room, the logical thing to do was to connect another sheet of paper, and then another, and then another... Soon, the drawing became an obsession; locked away in a metal case, the drawings follow me wherever I go. The psychedelic landscape employs roving vanishing points and vanishing realities. It is an expression of my feelings at the moment I make each segment. Each panel is a link to a memory, a place, a sight and a discomfort.
        — The Denver Egotist

“I clicked on a facebook ad... and it blew my mind. Imagine what you‘d get if you handed Salvador Dali a pen and an endless roll of paper... then you started feeding him acid.”
        — Little.org