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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Friday, May 31, 2013

Grand «Lucky Luke» Exhibition!

Right tomorrow, there will be the grand opening of the most comprehensive - on a world-wide scale - Lucky Luke exhibition at the caricature museum in Krems, Austria.
My buddy Achdé (successor of Lucky Luke creator Morris) is the artist behind this European comic book legend. I'm so much looking forward to it! Here's BTW a pencilly little hommage I did the other day, 'have to clean that up sometime soon for him...

Thursday, May 30, 2013

New York City, 1979

Colour references
The last four pics here are from 1959, 1965, 1969 and 1971 (all images via Vintage NY).

Ferrari 250GT «Breadvan»

To me, one of the most exceptional sportscars every built. Its shape is BTW one of the main references for the final design of John Starduck's rocket-ship.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013


New York City, 1941


The colours, the sujet, pure inspiration (via Pour 15 Minutes...)

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Jack Davis For Sale!

Uli Meyer is selling an original Jack Davis drawing on Ebay. Jaaaaaack Daviiiiiis! Look at this beauty...

Line Of Action: Rough Process Pieces

Here's a little more of the duck's rough process...

Monday, May 27, 2013

Swiss Miss: Happy Anniversary!

Tina's blog is turning 8 today. Here's my Happy Anniversary speed painting duckthing!

Line Of Action


Jake has a lovely new sketchbook project on Kickstarter ... and I did a fast little Motorbirds-ized version of his cover illustration for warm-up, last Saturday.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Old School

Pencil on paper.

Gillian Reid

May I introduce you to the super-talented Gillian Reid...

Image © Gillian Reid

Monday, May 20, 2013


June 8th, 1968, funeral cortege of Robert F. Kennedy from New York to Washington. (via Shorpy)

New York City: Flatiron Buliding Rising

1902 (via Shorpy)

New York City ca. 1900

"Little Italy", Mulberry Street (via Shorpy)

Friday, May 17, 2013

Tuesday, May 14, 2013


Tigobo Animation Studios, lunch break picnic, Angouleme, Spring 2013.

By the by, leaving comments shifted to facebook etc, no? People almost stopped commenting on Blogger blogs, aren't they?

Photographer Mark Laita: Created Equal

From the book »Created Equal«, for more please follow this very link...

Monday, May 13, 2013


Another process piece from the bird faculty...

Lego Food

Monday, lunch break. (via Zeitgedanken)

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

The Process

Here we go...

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Today's Warm-Down Sketch

I wish you a nice evening, everyone...