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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Motorbirds Illustrated: Tintin Inspired Rocket Ship

I love ducks an' my ducks love rockets.

Apropos, there is a nice article by Paul Gravett: Explorers On The Moon:

Update: Look what Christian DeVita was doing in his second week teaching at the Animation Workshop in Viborg! You can't leave him alone for a minute! :)

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  1. another amazing piece!
    i wonder how it will come all together? what are the plans for this year florian? when we can see finished pieces of starducks and toby skybuckle?

    good luck my friend!

  2. Cheers Charles! :)

    Anonymous, thank you! Regarding the plans, well, finally "Toby Skybuckle" will be out sometime this year. I guess this is good news, isn't it? :)

  3. Andrei! :) I'm really delighted that you like it!

  4. Can you pretty pretty please sell this as an art print!!!

  5. Hahaha, thanks Derek! I just spoke to friend of mine about this on the phone. Sure, I will! This one and the other Motorbirds Illustrated cover with the motorsuit thing. I'll let you know when

    David, hey! Cheers :) Thanks for stopping by my little duckworld!

  6. Derek,
    A great Idea, also I will buy it!
    Make work of it florian! :-)
    you can earn some money here :p

    it makes me very happy that Toby skybuckle will come out this year
    I wonder when and also when we gonna see more of it... hmmm it makes me very curious!
    It would be nice to see a paperwalker tv video of this

    and your amazing duckworld? are we gonna see StarDucks also this year?
    I'm already saving money!

    man you are a true source of inspiration

    And if you really have some time left, can you do an exhibition and stop in Belgium!

  7. Wow ..!! Great work !!
    Love the 3d effects you did just with pen... you know how to do volumes... Great exercice..! good inspiration ... !

  8. I have actually a question for all character designers up here, I'm wonder how you guys make money of all this.

    So you give workshops
    you have an artbook
    and you have clients
    (soleil prodcution i guess for you upcoming toby skybuckle
    but i ask myzelf how you set your prices and all for a character design

  9. FLorian, amazing stuff as always. Please tell my whenever you will have a workshop in New York. I also recently met Tom Moore, creator of Secret of Kells, it was amazing.

  10. This gay is crazy!Looks like he enjoy it very much!:o)