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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. | 18,982,944 views | 16,501 subscribers



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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

John Starduck: Production Concept Art

John Starduck, son of late industry tycoon Ambruster Starduck, NYC.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Square-Shaped Post-It Critter

By the way, don't miss the great Kickstarter race my friends Dave Guertin and Greg Baldwin are currently in: CREATURE BOX - THE MONSTER VOLUME

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Bruno Bozzetto & Oscar Grillo

Two grand masters of hand-drawn animation, Bruno Bozzetto and Oscar Grillo, will be heading for Vienna in October. This is a pre-pre-announcement for the PIXEL Conference, October 05 - 07, 2012. Austrian Academy of Sciences. Save the date! :)

By the by, I put this together from an one-minute telephone doodle I scribbled the other day. I tried to maintain the pencilly and sketchy hand-drawn look of the original piece:

Monday, July 23, 2012

Monday Morning Warm-Up Sketches

Sunday, July 22, 2012

The Disneyland Monorail That Almost Was

Love this future of the past feel to it. Besides, this is a stunningly beautiful crafted concept drawing, just wow.
via/read more: Disney Historic Intitute

Ozo

This is a beautifully designed piece, love the ideas in it.
via Cartoon Brew

Friday, July 20, 2012

Ken Hultgren: The Know-How of Cartooning

More about this right over at C. Martin Croker's arglebargle!

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The Faces of ParaNorman

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Spoon-Billed Sandpiper Chicks

As a pecker enthusiast, I had to post this.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

John Starduck: Early Blueprints

Nearly empty felt tip pen on paper.

Tuesday Morning Inspiration Piece

Walt Kelly, Sir. (via IA)

Monday, July 16, 2012

Dawn Of The Ted

Hahaha, creepy!

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Andy Warhol Eating A Hamburger

Via kottge



The scene is part of a film done by Jorgen Leth called 66 scenes from america.
Leth had his assistant buy some burgers and directly advised him to buy some in halfway neutral packaging as Leth was afraid that Warhol might reject some brands (Warhol always had an obsession with some of his favorite brands).
So Andy Warhol finally did arrive at the studio, of course along with his bodyguards, and when he saw the selection of burgers the assistant had brought he asked "Where is the McDonald's?" and Leth -- slightly in panic -- was immediately like "I thought you would maybe not like to identify..." and Warhol answered "no that is the most beautiful". Leth offered to let his assistant quickly run to McDonald's but Warhol refused like "No, never mind, I will take the Burger King."

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Alba's Monster #2

Another fruit of Alba's art direction.

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Alba's Monster

This beast here was 100% art directed by my 5 year old niece Alba, colours, shape, features, everything. I just followed her artistic instructions. My sister didn't allow us to watch cartoons, that's why we started creating our own one...

Red Pen Telephone Doodles

Sunday, July 01, 2012

Sketch