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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Monday, April 30, 2012

Planet CTN eXpo

This is a super-super-super-rough preview. Once more, very much Eustace Tilley influenced, like my blog's title piece. I'll try to finish this later on, maybe end of May or so.
Photos via speckyboy
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Friday, April 20, 2012

Mr Jake Parker: The Antler Boy And Other Stories

My good friend Jake - who's moreover one of my favorite artists - has a lovely book project on Kickstarter, check it out!

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Yellow Submarine, StarWars IV And My Blue Ball Pen

I just came back from a fun judging weekend at the Sehsuechte Festival in Babelsberg, Europe's largest international student film festival. I was part of a four-headed animated film jury. The four of us were legendary special effects supervisor, Oscar winner and Praxis Films Works president Robert Blalack ("Star Wars IV", "Robo Cop", "Wolfen", "Cat People", "The Blues Brothers" etc), animation director and animator Paul Driessen ("Yellow Submarine", "Three Misses"), Berlin based animator/character designer Karen Strempel and me. This here below is one of the judging forms we had to fill out for each film. My forms always look like this, drawing characters on them while - in this instance - discussing films. I blurred the notes and memos on it here because of a standstill agreement, the festival's winners will be announced later next week. By the by, I copied Harald Siepermann's technique, ball pen and coffee for the shading (by dipping my finger in cold black coffee, no sugar)...
And here are some ball pen sketches from the back of the sheet:
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Tuesday, April 17, 2012


Quite inspirational, love that "character". BTW, Jake has a pretty stunning book project on Kickstarter!
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Monday, April 02, 2012

Paperwalker TV: Motorbird Controlled Painting Machine

I wasn't recording any sketch process for a while, was I? Anyways, here's a new clip now, 'hope you like it. Well, it's a little short but I was quite fast with it, I kept everything as rough as possible.

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