If you want to look back on 2013, then look no further than this one drawing that sums up the year in one take.
"Here's to 2013" was drawn by freelance illustrator Mario Zucca for content marketing firm Beutler Ink. It depicts almost 90 events that Beutler Ink asked Zucca to document, from the Edward Snowden revelations to
So how did Zucca manage to get everything in there? A lot of planning. As Zucca explains on his blog, he put the events in categories and started figuring out where they would be placed in the
He told the Los Angeles Times that, since he's an
Zucca even managed to work himself into the drawing. "A little self-portrait," he calls it. A
"[The Pirates] were terrible for years and years, and they finally broke with a winning season," he said. "So I thought I'd get my little Pirates shout out in there."
Zucca said he's been "blown away" by the attention the drawing is getting, and he's already looking ahead to the end of 2014.
"I think based on the response this has gotten, it will definitely have to become a yearly thing," he said.
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