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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Friday, January 28, 2022

Workshop Bits

Some live demo bits/process breakdown sheets from last weekend's workshop at Beaux-Arts & Entertainment/Theatre Trevise in Paris.

Photo credit: Polymagou - CC-BY-SA

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Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Extended Duck

The Extended Duck. Heavily inspired by my good friend, former studio colleague and favourite architect, Axel Steidl.

#thisisnot #DonaldDuck #parodyart #roughdrawing #characterdesign #architect #artistsoninstagram #architectsoninstagram

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Fake Unicorn Method

Anger management exercise, falling drawing-sheets fixation hypnosis technique combined with a very specific cognitive behavioural therapy (AKA pencil-on-the-head or fake unicorn method).

#donaldduck #parody #parodyart #parodypainting #hypnosis #forducks #artistsoninstagram #unicorn

Friday, January 07, 2022


I don't want to spam you with too many of this, this is just a little reminder in regard to the upcoming class in Paris. For some time now BA&E and I have been trying to make this very class happen, finally it worked out: upcoming class in Paris.

#workshop #masterclass #drawingtechniques #animation #design #characterdesign #floriansatzinger #beauxartsandentertainment

Thursday, January 06, 2022

Overlap Technique

Shape/form/weight demo piece for the upcoming class in Paris. I switch a lot between traditional and digital sketching, it's a kind of overlap technique I really enjoy doing.

#workshop #masterclass #drawingtechniques #animation #design #characterdesign #floriansatzinger #beauxartsandentertainment

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

Stylized Character Design And Fictional Anatomy

'Stylized Character Design And Fictional Anatomy' workshop, Paris, France, January 22nd - 23rd 2022, Beaux Arts & Entertainment, hosted by Maryam Laura Moazedi and me.

Sign up: Beaux Arts And Entertainment
#characterdesign #workshop #paris #france #floriansatzinger #beauxartsandentertainment #artistsonfacebook

Saturday, January 01, 2022

Let's start this year off right

My ducks will go museum, this year. July 17th 2022 until February 19th 2023, Karikaturmuseum Krems, Austria. I'll post more about it soonish.

This year's schedule is already packed, it really is, with all sorts of exciting things. The first gig abroad will already take place in January, in Paris. But about this more on Monday. Enjoy the New Year's weekend, everyone.

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