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 27, 2023

Donald Duckling

Duckburg, US West Coast. In the 1930ies. Donald Duckling and Gyro Gearloose grew up in the same hood, of course.

#DonaldDuck #satire #artwork #DonaldDuckling #roughdevelopment #earlycolorsketch #roughlayout #characterdesign #floriansatzinger #handdrawn

Monday, January 23, 2023

Pencil 8B,
Ø 5,3 mm

#pencil #artisttools #drawing #pencildrawing #drawingonpaper #sketching #origginaldrawing #floriansatzinger #characterdesigner #mouse

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Rough vs Finished

'Duckland' pre-production art (2021) excerpt, rough layout vs finished. Kasematten, Schlossberg, Graz.

#duckland #preproductionart #characterdesign #exhibition #floriansatzinger #animationart #drawingprocess

Monday, January 16, 2023

Coats of Mouse

Commissioned designs from late 2020.
Mickey and the Beanstalk (1947), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1940), Steamboat Willie (1928) and Brave Little Tailor (1938).

#MickeyMouse #shortfilms #mickeyandtheBeanstalk #SorcerersApprentice #steamboatwillie #bravelittletailor | Original idea by Stan Ward

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

«The complexity of Donald Duck's nature in one image.»

I had to sketch this because it's been rattling around in my brain for a couple of days now. No time for colours and clean lines, just the rough drawing.
#DonaldDuck #caricature #FlorianSatzinger #characterdesigner #roughdrawing #originalsketch