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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PLEASE NOTE, the displayed parody artworks of classical cartoon characters are not copies but distinct satiric imitations/caricatures, by exaggerating and transforming the original characters and their related indica (see 'Coat of Smiles') in a way that creates new originals and new meanings, different from the intentions of the originals.

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Old Rough Sketches

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

John Starduck: Super Rough Pre-Production Pieces

I'm excited about becoming part of the Tigobo Animation Studios team and looking forward to coming to Angouleme in 2013 in order to exhibit the latest John Starduck production artwork. Cheers from Burbank to everyone, it was a blast!

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Rough Process Sheet

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Threadless: T-Shirt Designs

They're ready for votes: PLEASE CLICK HERE to go to the voting page at Threadless

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Friday, November 09, 2012

Design Process Sheet

I just stumbled across this process sheet, really nice find.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

The Complete Duck: T-Shirt Concepts

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

John Starduck Rough Production Artwork

Ambruster Starduck's garage workshop. (Reference material via Modern Mechanix: backyard space ship)

Monday, November 05, 2012


Monday evening inspiration. Great shot! (via Retronaut)

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Donald Duck

A random bird in a random Donald Duck costume...

Clean-up Process

Reference/Inspiration (via Modern Mechanix)