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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. | 20,882,712 views | 18,421 subscribers

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Sunday, August 15, 2010

Artificial Beak

Apropos inspiration (see also the previous post): I was truly fascinated by this eagle's "beak job". This greatly inspired my way of designing beaks with character, as you can see here from the samples below.

Eagle photos via WebEcoist (Photos © by their respective owners)

Oh, by the by, if you're in the New York City area I encourage you to stop in The Village Petstore And Charcoal Grill, 7th Avenue South. Here's one of my favorite pets from there (besides the hot dogs, of course):

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