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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Sunday, February 19, 2023

Bye Bye

Today's the last day of my exhibition at Caricature Museum Krems. Thanks a million for all the wonderful feedback from all over!

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Friday, February 17, 2023


Red Bull character design samples from ca. 2008-2009. Art directed/supervised by Rob Rottensteiner.

#throwbackfriday #redbull #rookiebullz #characterdesign #visualdevelopment #conceptart

Thursday, February 09, 2023


Classic Donald Duck title card reimagined, focusing on his temper that made him a star.

#DonaldDuck #backtoDuckburg #DenisPierreFilippi #FlorianSatzinger #conceptart #visualdevelopment

Wednesday, February 08, 2023


Discarded rough layout test from 2021. It's really a very, very hazy piece but I still enjoy its animated qualities.

#preproduction #roughlayout #behindthescenes #conceptart #visualdevelopment #DonaldDuck #DenisPierreFilippi #FlorianSatzinger #glenat #comicalbum