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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. | 19,351,356 views | 16,763 subscribers



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Monday, July 27, 2009

Fritz: Pirates! (Chili Green)

When I get out of my deadlines I'll post the rough sketches of this... BTW, I didn't make it to San Diego, so, how was it this year?


By the by, have you seen the Alice In Wonderland trailer already? The new flic looks drop-dead beautiful... and scarry, too.



What I've forgotten to mention is that Nemoland chief of staff Francesco Malin did this wonderful piece for me. Thank YOU!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Tweeter (ol' warhorse chicken)

*Todfeind: German word for deadly foe

Sorry again for the lack of updates, replies and answers. I'm terribly busy at work in parallel with preparing things for a longer work related stay (and holidays) abroad... happy holidays to everyone!


Unquestionably this very critter is inspired by Warner Bros' Tweety... and a little bit by my Latin teacher back in school.


Monday, July 13, 2009

Monsters In The Ski Run

An old team is joining forces, once again... FRITZ!





Photo/File: Wikipedia

Friday, July 03, 2009

Red Pencils; Rough Piece of Duck

Update: Here are some older pieces... I really enjoy colouring with red. (Btw, one of my all-time favorite cartoon characters and all-time favorite inspirations is Chuck Jones' Gossamer)





Apropos old, I just made a nice find on a forgotten SD card. The photo shows our hotel room in Montevideo, last year. I worked there on one of those tiny hotel coffee tables and had a terrific view on the Rambla/riverside. The original sketch, here in the foreground, was part of the "Of Critters, Ducks And Dragons" exhibition in Florence, no Luca?


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This is just a very fast and rough piece of duck. Sorry for the lack of updates and replies. Right now, it's just because I've not enough time... I wish you a nice weekend!




Happy Independence Day, btw... :)

Photo/File: Wikipedia