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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, April 25, 2016

He goes with many names ...

Wonderbeak and Steam Duck are just two of them.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Dog Tuning

Reference photo via Maddie On Things, courtesy of Theron Humphrey.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

John Starduck rough pieces from way, way back

The beaks were shaped differently than the ones now. The ones from now are more like big noses or snouts.

Monday, April 11, 2016


I accidentally overwrote this file, screensize without layers. Arrrgh!

Friday, April 08, 2016

Design excursion: bicycle design

This bicycle has MS. Read the full article right over here at Inclusive City.

Monday, April 04, 2016

Pirate's beak

Duck branding, incessantly.

Friday, April 01, 2016

Welcome to my brain, again ...

I didn't plan to draw a bird, but ended up drawing one.