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The PAPERWALKER Journal is a nearly daily updated weblog of character designer Florian Satzinger in which he shares bits and pieces of his character design work, processes, visual development, inspirations and reference materials of current, past and future projects, such as Toby Skybuckle© for France and Japan based Ankama Group LLC and John Starduck© for France and US based Tigobo Animation Studios. ©2014 World rights reserved. | 20,807,760 views | 18,043 subscribers



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Friday, November 21, 2014

Another Great One

It's so full of this very particular muppetish anarchic energy I so much love with everything Jim Henson.

So Good

Three old 1960s commercials featuring Jim Henson's La Choy Dragon. Commercials representing La Choy Chow Mein that is "Quick cooked in dragon fire!"

Birdish Skull Rider

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Donald Duck, Paperwalker-ed Up

The world's most famous duck from my perspective.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

John Starduck Rocket Ship: Reference Photo

Flying fortress (via)

The Peanuts Creator At Home (1967)

See all photos right OVER HERE... (LIFE, March 1967)

Sunday, November 16, 2014

David (1967)

Epic photograph of David Bowie in his early twenties. (via 'Diversity is beautiful')

Photo by Nico van der Stam, 1967.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

One Million Dollar Gift (3)

This became the year of the one million dollar gifts, look at this beautiful piece I got from Jose Lopez:

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Process

Walt E. Mariachi Samurai

Monday, November 10, 2014

Today: Drawing Jam @ Kunshaus Graz

Drawing Jam at the Paperwalker show with my buddy Jose Lopez, today, 4:00pm, November 10th, 2014 @ designforum Kunsthaus Graz, supported by Creative Industries Styria and Paperwalker Studios. KUNSTHAUS GRAZ

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Snow Rodeo

Since I've to wait a bit until I'm allowed to share some pieces of my recent work, here's something I did for an Austrian skiing area, earlier this year.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Freak Kitchen: Freak Of The Week

Amazingly beautiful animated!!!

TV Guide

TV guide cover art from the past.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Batman Serenades Spock

Hilarious photomontage. I've just found it on the internet and got totally excited. (via)

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Space Age Batman

Nice find! (via Brecht Bug)

Creepy Yet Inspiring Character

The most creepy yet inspiring film character of my childhood was the Child Catcher from 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' (1968), played by the great Sir Robert Helpmann (1909-1986).

Friday, October 24, 2014

Another One Million Dollar Gift I Brought Home From Florence

My childhood's most, most, most favourite TV cartoon series was 'Vicky The Viking' ('Wickie und die starken Männer'). So, guess what Nemo Academy's art director Luca Chiarotti made me as a gift, last week? An animation drawing from the original 1970s production! Thank you so much Luca for this amazing piece of animation art. And a million thanks to Laura for having told Luca that I loved (and still love) this very series so much.

New Toys

Finally, the new workstation is set up. First warm-up sketch with the new toys...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

One Million Dollar Gift

Uber-talented Disney artist Francesco Guerrini made me a one million dollar present in Florence during my workshop's lunch break, last Saturday. He presented me with two sheets full of original drawings of him. One sheet with Donald Duck all over it, the other one with beautiful versions of my own birds designs. I was really, really blown away. Francesco has no idea how big this is to me.