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 The Zanuck Company – 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, 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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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

The Red Canard X-2: Rough Colour Sketch, Incl. Vintage Toy Reference

The ducks from the A.C.M.E. Spaceflight Department's press office reported that 'The Red Canard' made the Kessel Run in less than seventeen parsecs. Well, it doesn't top the Millennium Falcon's twelve parasecs, but anyways, it's pretty fast still.

BTW, I remember seeing an interview with George Lucas, where he had this very tin toy rocket standing on his work desk. See at minute 20:36 The Making of Star Wars (1977)

#vehicledesign #rocketship #roughdesign #referencematerial #productiondesign #visualdevelopent #georgelucas #parasecs #kesselrun

Sunday, June 27, 2021

Duckland: Souvenirs

Apropos preliminary colour pencils vs digital clean-up (see previous posting). Here's the original colour sketch of the Duckland show's main character sujet, showing Wolfgang Amadeus Duck. Plus two photos of the show's opening day, back in March this year.

Venue photos © Martin Schoenbauer. All rights reserved.

#Duckland #exhibition #kasematten #theatre #wolfgangamadeusduck #floriansatzinger #originalartwork #animationdesign #animationart #characterdesign #visualdevelopment

Saturday, June 26, 2021

Fat 313

Preliminary colour pencils vs digital clean-up, spoofing contemporary artists Maurizio Cattelan, Erwin Wurm and Donald Duck.

BTW, as I learned recently, late Austrian artist Manfred Deix already had developed and carried out the idea of "fat cars" for the magazine Profil in the 1970s. Since Deix always has been an undoubted inspiration for the Austrian arts scene it shouldn't wonder if some of Erwin Wurm's sculptures were highly inspired by Deix' works and genius.

#donaldduck #mauriziocattelan #erwinwurm #parodyart #originalart #colourpencils #digitalcleanup #animationart

Friday, June 25, 2021

Reflection

I never considered my worksite a studio or atelier but a laboratory.

#characterdesignstudio #laboratory #littlewoodpecker #artistsstudio #worksite #workplace #animationdesign #visualdevelopment #woodpecker

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Time Machine

Scientist visiting his younger self.

#hgwells #timemachine #scientist #youngerself #cartoonduck #roughsketching #roughlayout #timetravel

Friday, June 18, 2021

These Are Parodies, Baby!

Art Austria Fair, June 17-20 2021. 'll be on site all day, tomorrow (June 19th).



#artaustriafair #bakerhousegallery #nftart #parodyart #satiricimitations

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Three dimensions

Three dimensions, one duck. Quick workshop demo piece, addressing the very basics of the x-y-z matrix. Width, height and depth.

#xyzaxis #threedimensions #perspective #demodrawing #cartoonduck #roughlayout

Friday, June 11, 2021

Purple Pete

A new plague for Duckberg. Purple Pete, supervillain.
Here are some 'Purple Pete' drawing process bits. BTW, I was asked about Pete's backstory. Actually, he runs an ice-cream truck fleet which is a disguise for his gadgets-on-wheels service, serving fellow villians.

#characterdesign #supervillain #cartoonduck #colourlayout #conceptart #visualdevelopment #supergadgets

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Michael Palin is a duck

This rough layout sketch makes it abundantly clear, Michael Palin would make a perfect cartoon duck, wouldn't he?

#michaelpalin #lumberjack #cartoonduck #characterdesign

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Weirdpecker

The Weirdpecker AKA The Skypecker.

#weirdpecker #chronicneckpain #cervicalgia

Monday, June 07, 2021

Colt 313

This is the pet-therapy part of his anger management class.

#donaldduck #angermanagement #developmentart #roughsketch #conceptart #roughdraft #bluepencils

Friday, June 04, 2021

Woodpecker

Please meet Marcus, he's a red-crowned pied woodpecker, lives in our backyard and prefers earthworms over marshmallows in his hot chocolate.

#marcuswoodpecker #backyard #sketch #bluepencils #digitalsketch #digitaldrawing #characterdesign #reference #visualdevelopment