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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Wednesday, April 23, 2014


I'll be at the Nemoland Festival in Florence, next week. I'm really looking forward to meeting up with the lovely Nemo people, Tom Bancroft and Isao Takahata.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

17 Million Views

Last night, Paperwalker crossed 17 million content views. Wow.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Breaking In A New Bot Ride...

(reference photo via Wikipedia)
(reference photo via Carter's)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

This Is My Story

Red Riding Hood! I stumbled upon this game project gem by Paris based Bekko Studio on Floriane Marchix' weblog Floony, a fellow artist colleague whose work I already admire for a long time; who's by the by taking care of the visual development of the game and environments for this very game trailer here! Read more here and here.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014


Monday, April 14, 2014

Coffee Break

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Just For

...the fun of it.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Sneak Peek

I'm not allowed to reveal more of this. But this little piece of it is absolutely safe to post. I hope you like it anyway, even though it doesn't show much.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

My New Ride

In 1936, designer O. Ray Courtney took a 1930 Henderson and modified it into the streamlined style you see here; which is obviously a 3D rendering image; some real photos of this very ride you can find right over here. (Thanks, Laura)

Sunday, April 06, 2014

Pencil Sketch: Crow

Radio controlled.

Thursday, April 03, 2014


This is so totally my cup of tea. I'm a huge fan of Scandinavian story-telling, it has this certain feel to it. It's hard to explain what it is, but easy to understand :-)

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Over 16 Million Content Views

Get outta here! Over 16 million (!) content views since October 2012, mostly issuing from the posts and pics here on my weblog Paperwalker. Thanks everyone for stopping by, I really appreciate that.

By the way, the most visits come from the US (nearly 25%), followed by France, the UK, Canada, Germany, Brazil, Russia, Spain, Italy and Belgium (they're all ranging somewhere between 7-4% each). But of course, lots of visits also come from my own country Austria, Australia, Mexico, Argentina, Singapore, Norway, India, Japan, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Hungary, Portugal, South Korea, Ireland, Taiwan, Israel, Colombia, Turkey and many, many, many more. Thank you so much!

Batgirl Fights for Equal Pay

Batgirl fights for equal pay in a television ad supporting The Equal Pay Act. (via Open Culture and Diversity is beautiful)

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

A Carl Barks On Steroids

One of my favorite reviews of my work was "Florian Satzinger: a Carl Barks on steroids." Anyways, I just was reminded of this during drawing this chap here.