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Monday, February 25, 2008

Rough Piece

Managed to make it back to my drawing desk in one piece after a lot of travelling. Anyway, here is an older rough concept piece I still like very much. I think it's inspired by one of those cardboard box spaceships my brother and I were building when we were kids...


  1. Oh yes, Skybuckle stuff! This is Satzinger at his best :)

  2. Hi Florian.
    Incredible your drawings!!
    Really fantastic stuff!!

  3. Great shape explotation and playfulness. Love your style and design work. Best to you,


  4. beautiful and fun blog !!
    really inspiring shapes and characters!!!

  5. Man, I wish my rough pieces could look as good as yours! Great piece Florian.

  6. I can't stare at your linework and structure enough. the life, the dynamics, the weight, the colors. EXCELLENT.