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The PAPERWALKER Journal is the personal weblog of award-winning character designer Florian Satzinger 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, such as 'Toby Skybuckle©' for France and Japan based Ankama Group LLC and 'DUCK AWESOME©' and 'John Starduck©' for Paperwalker Studios SHF. ©2020 by Florian Satzinger. World rights reserved. | 62,7M VIEWS | 128,864 FOLLOWERS

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Monday, October 29, 2012

The Complete Duck©

Recently, I started putting together all duck/birds/peckers/beaks artwork I ever did. This gonna be quite page-intensive... this here's the rough copy of the cover.
Indeed very, very rough.

Thursday, October 25, 2012


The weatherman said heavy snowfalls are in the forecast for Saturday night. BTW, I already posted this piece earlier this year. This is just an updated (a little) version. Anyways, I had a great summer an' a nice autumn, so I'm looking forward to a bright white winter!


Rough and semi-rough.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Design Process Pieces...

...plus inspiration material (via Pink Tentacle).
Viewing them in detail I'm always surprised how rough my initial sketches are, aren't they?

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012

Rough Process Sketches: Ambruster Starduck

Late father of John Starduck. Strongly inspired by Eustace Tilley.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Random Sketch

Friday, October 12, 2012

Coyote And Roadrunners

My sort.

Monday, October 08, 2012

Thank you, Oscar!

Look what a beauty this is! My Motorbirds got grillofied!
(Oscar Grillo's weblog)

Thursday, October 04, 2012

PIXEL VIENNA Artwork Update

I've already developed a rough preview sujet which shows a Pixel logo shaped jet bike of sorts for next year's conference... anyways, I hope to see you at the conference, tomorrow:
PIXEL CONFERENCE, OKT 5-7, 2012, Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria.

Update: Process collage, step by step:

Tuesday, October 02, 2012


Here we are, the finished design for the PIXEL CONFERENCE (OCTOBER 5-7 2012, VIENNA) art-battle promo poster. I like the uber-sophomoric thouch to it... but be that as it may, if you are in the Vienna area and love animation, grab a ticket and see these two crackers: BRUNO BOZZETTO and OSCAR GRILLO! I'll be around, too.