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Wednesday, October 22, 2008


Didn't I tell you before? I'm a bit loopy... and affected with Steampunk disease.

Optional equipment: WiFi steering wheel.

Photos: © Satzinger & Hardenberg Archive

I took the colours both from the Red Bull corporate colours and from this photo I made in Santiago de Chile.


  1. Very cool, another great post. Been a lurker for awhile and your work never seizes to amaze me.

  2. woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooa
    really awesome

  3. amazing job florian. i really like your work. keep it up. looking forward to seeing more.

  4. Steampunk disease?!? Where'd you catch that? I want some!!
    Great designs my friend!

  5. Fantastic! Love the colours!

  6. Great machines. I love the power source. Hilarious. The colors are awesome as well.

    I don't think I would want to fly in the one on the left, though. You've gotta be a brave/crazy duck to balance up on that thing, I think.

  7. these are phenomenal! looove those designs.

  8. Great design, great coloring, just great! :)

  9. red bull is magic xD

    so great man!

    some news about the internship?

    my last update is influenced by disney, you should take a look =)


  10. Great! like ever Florian , it´s very funny

  11. *clap clap, very smooth designs, just so fluid for mechanical gadget.

    Keep it up =D

    Will their be a StarDucks sketch book or Art of "StarDucks" ever published ?

  12. Outstanding! I'm new to your work and am blown away. Instant fan. I love the photos of the sketches w/pencils. Nice touch.

  13. man I love this one. Or these two I should say. Brilliant ship and poses.

  14. Wow, so many comments in such a short time! Thank you so much for all that great feedback. I appreciate that very, very, very much.

    BTW Jon: We'll start working on a StarDucks publication, very soon. As soon as we've signed the contracts, we'll begin immediately.

    Bryst, I'll write you an e-mail soonish...

  15. There's not a single drawing here that didn't like....
    They are all fabulous!

    Looking so simple and complex at the same time....

  16. Your work is beautiful and filled with so much creative energy.

  17. Wunderbare Arbeit, wie immer. Was Farben angeht lern ich hier am meisten... Hier und im kunsthistorischen Museum :-) Du bekommst Xoth! übrigens bei mir, bei meiner Comicpräsenation im Grazer Rechbauerkino am 05.12. Da kommt aber auch eh noch eine offizielle Einladung.

    Sonst, wenn dus kaum erwarten kannst, über amazon :-)

  18. Why do you have to draw such cool $#!T! (.Y.) :P

    I'm shamed....ok not...


  19. Fantastic ...... your work is great !!!