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 The Zanuck Company – 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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Friday, March 06, 2009

Toby Skybuckle: Sneak Peek

For Jake Parker. And for Crisse too, naturally.

This was btw a very fast and rough rendering for some test clean-up purposes.


  1. YES!!! This is wonderful Florian! I'm really loving this ominous lighting scheme you've got going on here. Very moody, very good.

  2. I'm pleased to hear that, Jake! :) Big thanks!

  3. What is this?? A direct connection to my childhood's wishes and dreams? Thanks for sharing!!

  4. Excellent as always Florian! Thank you for sharing!

  5. Hi Florian,
    Lighiting effect is great. Feeling of depth is very clear.
    Another thing..I posted caricature of Danny boyle, need your feedback.

  6. Yes !
    Love that one again and again ...
    colors are beautiful !!!
    Just make us dreamin ..

  7. Absolutly perfect , i like that terrorific theme

    congratulations Florian!

  8. Phenomenal details! You still maintain those cartoony qualities too.

  9. Hey Florian - awesome stuff man!!