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Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Paperwalker TV

I'm back again, Happy New Year! I switched on the screen recorder while I was sketching this rough concept piece, enjoy (please click here or on the image below to start the clip):

Work In Progress Clip on Vimeo
Software used: Photoshop CS4 · Tablet: Wacom Intuos 4

Clip stills:


Update: This is good news. Recently, dear colleagues Dave Guertin and Greg Baldwin launched Creaturebox 2.0 in order to give their creatures, hobs and other fine things more room to bounce around AND to make us marvel at the brilliance of their art.

Image courtesy of Creaturebox i.e. Dave Guertin and Greg Baldwin. A.R.R.


  1. Oh my god, a videooo! It's not like seeing you work in person but I hope this is just the first of many videos! Beautiful work as always! ... ah, so many wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Florian!

  2. Super sympa de mettre cette vidéo ! J'ai l'impression d'avoir appris plein de choses :)

    Et très beau boulot, comme d'habitude :)
    Merci !


  3. brilliant first post for the new year. The video was outstanding man! You must get lost in that brush library! Can't wait for more man, really inspiring!

  4. A great new year starting on Paperwalker!

    The video is amazing, now I know and understand much more on your working process (I never forgive me for have miss Florence!).

    Waiting for much more videos!

    Happy New Year!

  5. You're awesome!!, thanks for sharing this, just great!

    Happy new year from a big argentinian fan.

  6. A great creating year to you !
    The video is just awesome !

  7. thanks for this lesson ..!!!
    I'm learning and it's a hard study...!!!
    Good Job !

  8. very cool video. it's great to watch you work.

  9. This is my best New Year present!I dreamed to see YOU in process! THIS IS AWESOME! it seems that your hand moves faster then your thoughts! :)