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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PLEASE NOTE, the displayed parody artworks of classical cartoon characters are not copies but distinct satiric imitations/caricatures, by exaggerating and transforming the original characters and their related indica (see 'Coat of Smiles') in a way that creates new originals and new meanings, different from the intentions of the originals.

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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Rough Drawings

Sketches currently on my desk. I can't get away from Retro Punk...

An update exclusively for Achdé. Cheers! (I hope this helps :)

ruler marked in centimetres (metric unit)


  1. wich size do you use Florian ? I would be curious to know the difference between yoours sketches and mine. But, for the rest, that's as usual an incredible part of your talent you give us here !

  2. Achdé, big thanks! 'Hope the size-update helps :)

  3. Hi Florian,

    LOVE your designs! You draw such great hands.

  4. Beautiful work, great characters!

  5. These are really fantastic! I admire your patience with the detail. I wish I had that.

  6. thank you my friend; this size is really very different compared to our in comics books. You're really lucky to work as comfortably in this format and it's better for the eyes! Lucky guy !!!

  7. Florian monsters? Skull bait? I've been away too long!

  8. Wow, some seriously incredible work here . . . fantastic blog!!!

  9. Great drawings...

    I'm constant visitor to your blog and have you as a great reference...

    I hope that does not import if I add the link to your blog to my blog...

  10. your art is amazing, im a big fan! thanks for the comment too, a bit star struck...keep inspiring!