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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. | 20,358,154 views | 17,051 subscribers



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Sunday, December 20, 2009

Happy Holidays!


Enough is enough. I stop drawing for this year and relax a little. This is my last post this year. Thank you for being with me here. I wish you Happy Holidays and the best in the New Year. CHEERS!



Yet in a way this is a self portrait - in a critterish sense... :o)



Images ©2009 by Satzinger & Hardenberg. World rights reserved.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Snow Game

Man, it's snowing a bunch outside...



Anyways, last year we spent quite some time in Montevideo, Uruguay. I became very familiar with the streets and places. An absolutely wonderful city full of caring people. In this context it's quite weird to watch some mech-monsters burning down Montevideo in Fede Alvarez' science fiction short film "Panic Attack". (via Cartoon Brew)

Monday, December 14, 2009

A Duck Saved Christmas!

Yes, it's true! This causes a sensation: We found this old newspaper in our top secret archive-cave high up in the Austrian mountains, close to the borders to Switzerland, Lichtenstein and Australia.

The Daily Christmas© reports as follows:



But there is more to it than that. With our top secret rendering method D.R.A.W.N. - developed together with our technology partners from NASA, LucasArts and Kelloggs* - we were able to recreate a colour photograph of the event:






* I got an e-mail asking me if we really worked together with NASA, LucasArts and Kelloggs on this. Well, truth be told, we worked also with ESA (European Space Agency), Paramount and Nestle on this top secret method :o)

Monday, December 07, 2009

Frosty Woolthing

This critter deals with some non-licensed cough and cold preparations...





Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Duck Effect On The Envelope

Jake sent me over his Inktober book, including this killing duck drawing on the ouside of the envelope. Cheers, that made my day :o)


Update: Sorry, I couldn't resist: