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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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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Pete's Dragon (1977): Model Sheets

Highly inspirational.

©Disney / The photos are courtesy of their respective owners (via Disney Wiki).

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Walt Disney

Two extremely rare photos of Walt Disney.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Test Driver

The Photo (dinky car) is the property of its respective owner: via Scale143.com

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Duck 'n' Dragon

The handsome space traveller duck and some random dragon.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

PAPERWALKER SHOW, Kunsthaus Graz / Designforum

Some nice memories from last year... (Photos © Ulrike Rauch / infograz / Paperwalker et al.)

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Of Cat, Mouse And Man

Image via/copyright/courtesy of: Shorpy

Dirty Old 1970's New York City

I dig the colours, I dig... well, actually, I dig everything about this photo. (via)

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Today's His Birthday

Remembering Harald Siepermann (1962-2013) and his enormous talent.

Monday, June 08, 2015

Birthday Wishes, Smashing Compliments And Andreas Deja

Thanks a million to each and everyone for all the lovely birthday wishes, I'll come back to everyone during the next days. CHEERS!!

By the by, as I was going through the birthday wishes, I saw this from fellow Il Giornale animation expert Federico Fiecconi and couldn't resist to adapt the sketch a little to fit the quote:

Federico Fiecconi: "Florian, the closest thing alive to Marc Davis (after Andreas Deja...)"

Florian Satzinger: "Get me Deja!"

Wednesday, June 03, 2015


Tiny hamster is a giant monster!