Alright, here are two rough Motorbirds design blueprints but only one is needed for a t-shirt which will be available at TeeBlitz within a short time. Unfortunately, I've not the time to clean-up both of them, so please help me to pick the right one: #1 or #2? Please vote in the poll to the right in my blog's sidebar. THANKS! It is most appreciated.
Thanks, everyone, for voting and commenting! The poll is closed now and, obviously, the Motorglobeship won, hurray! By virtue of my office and for and in consideration of your votes I will clean-up #1! Great!
I discarded the rough design in the post before. I don't know, the new concept I like way better than the previous one. The previous one was kind of... boring? The new one deploys a nice sort of battle or wrangle. That is, I guess, what I was looking for actually. Anyway, the finished piece will follow in a bit...
By the by, what is your favorite memory? (via Colossal)
By the by (2), an often asked question is what does your work place look like? Well, at this very moment I'm working at our kitchen table. There is not much of a reason for that. I'm just enjoying the feeling or vibe of not going to the office today...
This here is the rough design of this year's PIXEL BATTLE poster sujet (BTW, you can view last year's poster over here). Even it's just a pretty rough piece I thought it would be nice to show this here as a teaser or preview. I'll upload the finished piece by Monday or Tuesday then.
Anyway, what's important is that the PIXEL's line-up is really incredible, this year. As for instance, my bro Christian de Vita ("The Fantastic Mr Fox", "Frankenweenie") as well as Disney superduper star Andreas Deja will join the PIXEL fest. For more about this click here...
«Florian Satzinger has a drawing style with a snap and verve that harken back to the best of classic Disney and mid 20th Century Warner Brothers animation.
The lines with which he delineates his characters zing, bounce and swoop so delightfully that they suggest lively motion even before they’re animated.
Satzinger credits Southworth as his major influence, and his work in the style of great classic hand-drawn animation shows his continuation of that tradition.»
DUCK - The Mag For The Birds Presents: Florian Satzinger's BIRDS AND PENCILS
"A superb book filled with some of the best character and vehicle design around the wit involved is fabulous. This book is especially for those of you who loved the Ducktales and Darkwing Duck cartoons of the late Eighties and early Nineties." Amazon UK
Florian Satzinger is one of the members of The Art Center, a place where artists from Disney, Dreamworks, Lucasfilm, Fox Animation, etc. share ideas, tips and tutorials. The Art Center is a sister site of the popular Character Design weblog.
In May 2009, Florian Satzinger gave workshops within the scope of The Genio Fiorentino 2009, on the occation of the Nemoland event/conferment of the Nemoland Special Award in the
Aula Magna at the Instituto Statale d' Arte of Florence, Italy. Former Nemoland workshop hosts/award recipients were animation
directors and animators such as Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Alex Orrelle (Pixar) and J.P. Vine (Aardman Studios).
Besides that, there was an exhibition of Florian Satzinger's original artwork at the Gipsoteca of the Instituto Statale d'
In Loving Memory
Ken Southworth (September 22, 1918 - December 6, 2007) worked for a number of major animation studios, including Walt Disney Studios, Hanna-Barbera, Filmation, Warner Bros., MGM, Walter Lantz and Clokey Productions. His credits includes Disney's Alice In Wonderland, Cinderella and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow as well as Hanna-Barbera's Tom & Jerry and The Flintstones and Walter Lantz' Woody Woodpecker.
JANUARY 10-14, 2011 Willie Real and Florian Satzinger will team up to host a character design programme at VIA University College's Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark. ANIMATIONWORKSHOP.DK
MARCH 4, 2011, 20:00h Maryam Laura Moazedi and Florian Satzinger will give presentations about stereotypes in character design and visual design for computer games at the Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria. ARS ELECTRONICA CENTER