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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. | 20,358,154 views | 17,051 subscribers

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Sunday, September 23, 2012


I restarted recording process clips in parallel with my work, here's one of those.

Update: In the comments section Matt was asking about how I go about believable weight. What I often do/have in mind when I'm drawing is like the character kind of stands on two (because he's four-legged) imaginary supernatural cement blocks or magnets which boost gravity of sorts. Apropos, my pal Wouter did a nice post about this issue, too: Wouter Tulp about weight