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The PAPERWALKER Journal is a nearly daily updated weblog of 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 'John Starduck©' for France and US based Tigobo Animation Studios. ©2014 World rights reserved. | 21,465,080 views | 19,134 subscribers



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Friday, December 19, 2014

Construction: Critter

The other day, I was asked by one of my fellow readers if I could post another (basic) construction/process clip. Now, here's a pretty quick one i've done recently testing out a new screen recording software.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Skipped

A couple of months ago, I was about to clean-up this rough design and use it as the cover sujet of the new book we're developing here at PW but skipped it because of some story changes etc. Anyhow, I think it makes a nice posting anyway.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Inspiration: Vintage Chicago

A couple of beautiful shots from Chicago's past. Sources/©: cta and The Magazine (Photographer: Yasuhiro Ishimoto)

Monday, December 15, 2014

After The Sony Hack...

D*#%n it! After the Sony hack this super secret rocket ship design of mine got leaked too.



But, they didn't leak the super super secret stuff. Phew!

Friday, December 12, 2014

Just Scribbling Away...

Decent Weekend Plan, Replicated

Here's the plan: (via Tee, Coffee And Books)

Friday Morning Inspiration: Disney's Professor Ludwig von Drake

Designed by the unmatchable Milt Kahl. (Images via/more @ Random Notes From Some Kind Of Hairpin)

Images © Disney. All rights reserved.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Thoughts, Face

One Million Dollar reference photo, by Jeannick Gravelines. (via)

Any Which Way You Can

«Anyone who believes in talking drawings should see a mental health professional.»

Why CTN eXpo Matters (by Dan Sarto)

"While it’s often easier to lure studio executives to Annecy than to Burbank, there’s no excuse not to participate in such an important event right in your own backyard." Read the full article HERE...

Monday, December 08, 2014

Whatever

Okay, this is... weird. (via)

Saturday, December 06, 2014

F#*k Parkinson's

Sorry for the dumb post title, but that was my first thought.

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Ice Storm

'Frozen 2' references, anybody? Lower Austria, Forest Quarter, yesterday. (Photos © Einsatzdoku/Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters)

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Chitty Chitty Chitty...

Monday, December 01, 2014

Rooooooooooooooooaaar

As above.

Reference And Effect

Rough Concept Piece

The idea behind the shape of this here was a chicken.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Mini Jet Vehicle

Of course there's a flying machine for every trip and every mood...

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone

Dell's Walt Disney's Comics And Stories, December 1951.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Non-Digital

Another piece from my non-digital drawing (line work) era, from quite some time ago.