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The PAPERWALKER Journal is the personal weblog of award-winning 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 'DUCK AWESOME©' and 'John Starduck©' for Paperwalker Studios SHF. ©2018 by Florian Satzinger. World rights reserved. | 45,734,914 views | 77,305 subscribers

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

How To Train Your Li'l Dragons, pardon, Students

Daybreak, Campus Urstein
Here are some first impressions of MULAN art director Hans Bacher's visiting professorship at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg. Yesterday, over 400 students attended Hans' animation talk. What an animation art fest we have here.

Photos © Satzinger & Hardenberg Image Archive. W.r.r.

Oh, by the by, this rough piece here below shows a nice example that the monster's napper changed a lot in the rough process. I'll try to post the finished piece by Thursday.

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  1. What fun we indeed have, thanks Derek!

  2. Hi Florian

    Thanks so much for the kind words on the ArtCenter post.

    I have been a huge fan of your work for a long time, and continue to be.

  3. Recently bought your book . Great stuff and great design style . Just so much fun in your work !
    Inspiring .

    Cheers .

  4. Josh! Same here, thanks for stopping by!

    SIM-R, thank you for buying the book and double thanks for leaving such a nice feedback here. Cheers!

  5. the layout and design of your blog is exceptional. the artwork is great but i really enjoy how organized your blog is. you make me somewhat jealous. maybe ill give mine a revamp. great work!

  6. Isaac! Thanks for the lovely feedback! I'm a big fan of your work!