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Monday, July 27, 2009

Fritz: Pirates! (Chili Green)

When I get out of my deadlines I'll post the rough sketches of this... BTW, I didn't make it to San Diego, so, how was it this year?

By the by, have you seen the Alice In Wonderland trailer already? The new flic looks drop-dead beautiful... and scarry, too.

What I've forgotten to mention is that Nemoland chief of staff Francesco Malin did this wonderful piece for me. Thank YOU!


  1. wicked drawings pal, love the sense of movement and roughness. Very cool :D

  2. Really like your works!dynamics and such expressive drawings...

  3. Like the other 240+ posts. Awesome.

  4. i love the little studies you posted on the side of the drawing. the drawing itself is cool too but its nice to see a thought process :D

  5. Sweet drawings man! very dynamic :)

  6. Very impressive Florian , i like it!

  7. GREEEEAAAT job!
    Nice to see taht !
    Hey, I just see on the right here, you want to make a new funny cartoon?

    I will Make the same vote with my green Rabbit... Is it cute or not? ...
    See ya ...

  8. Awesome! I love the ship design!

  9. Your pirate ducks are not something to be much scared of, on the contrary, they look very funny to me!

  10. Very good drawing ! great !

  11. You should get to Comic Con next year. Have a book signing or something. I'll snag one, for sure.

  12. Agreed, I'd grab a book too. "The Art of Florian Satzinger" Has a nice ring to it =D

  13. I love those heavy desauturated tones. Awesome piece!

  14. Yes! "The Art of Florian Satzinger" sounds awesome! It would be REALLY cool!!

    Florian, you forgot to include "bunny" in the poll!! :D

    Greetings, my Master.

  15. Pirates are the best!


  16. Was a real pleasure for me Florian! beautiful work .. I love pirates!