COAT OF SMILES, parody art of iconic symbols. A duck's hat, a mouse's ears and a smiling yellow button. Three iconic things brought together in one artwork.
The PAPERWALKER Journal is the personal weblog of DUCKLAND creator and award-winning character designer Florian Satzinger – who worked on characters such as Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, Looney Tunes (Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, Silvester etc.), Pinky And The Brain, A.J.Hogg and Scooby-Doo, for studios such as Warner Bros., Disney, ReelFX and Zanuck Family Entertainment – 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.
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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Walburga Potts

I finished this piece some days ago. It's for a children's production by the writer and composer Henry Muldrow.


Tuesday, October 23, 2007


It's snowing outside and snowing and snowing and snowing.

Apart from that, I have no idea what this is, but I like it. I mean this thing on the limb.
No idea.
Update: Now I know where this sketch comes from. I did this geezer together with the Cell Dragons, last Christmas:

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Huck Finn: Teaser Sujet

I did this mashup of rough character sketches for the HF teaser site. After all, only Buck (the bird with the smoothy) made it onto the page:

Less is more.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Icelandic Berserk


Friday, October 12, 2007

The Mississippi River Witch

Halloween's coming up. Witches, ghosts and goblins will be following you. So get prepared...

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

The King; Legal Ducks

Update: Allow me to introduce... The King: (Through and through inspired by the same-named character in Mark Twain's original story)

And here're the legal eagles ducks:

J. and A. Drake. Lawyers from Duck, Duck & Waterfowl.

Those two drakes are very, very loosely inspired by two real life lawyers. A former elementary school classmate of me and his associate. (Well, they, the real ones, don't look or act like ducks, of course. They just have, hopefully, a good sense of humor. At least in this case...)

Sunday, October 07, 2007

The Dainty Mr. Wolf

He's very ambitious, but a tiny bit too cold-blooded. Anyway, what do you think of my two-handed painting and drawing technique? I could do that while doing a handstand and using my feet to handle the paintbox and...

"Put up evidence or shut up!"


Friday, October 05, 2007

The Nicely Evil Doctor Dish-Soap

Dr. Dish-Soap: We could think of him as the invisible meaning behind... whatever.