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The PAPERWALKER Journal is the personal weblog of award-winning 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. ©2017 by Florian Satzinger. World rights reserved. | 30,122,629 views | 33,704 subscribers

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Weekend treat: Carl Barks, comic book cover artwork, 1962

Image: All copyrights belong to their respective owners.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Knife sharpened pencils

In my little digitally-drawing world going analog is like a breath of fresh air...

Friday, April 07, 2017

John Starduck References: Kurt Roeschl, space art

Kurt Roeschl (1923-1986) was an Austrian graphic artist and painter who illustrated various science-fiction stories in the 1950s.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017


Monday, March 20, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Carl Barks: Magazine Donald Duck, model sheet

"Drawn with R. Esterbrook art & drafting pen #356" Image courtesy: Disney

Friday, March 10, 2017

Legendary model sheet segment: Uncle Scrooge McDuck by Carl Barks

Carl Barks establishes some rules for drawing his creation, Scrooge McDuck (via) Image courtesy: Disney

Thursday, March 02, 2017

DuckTales Reboot - First Look

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Beaks and peckers

For the love of beaks and peckers.

Friday, February 03, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

It's weekend, baby!

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Cat of the cloth

Speed sketching helps extract ideas ...

Friday, January 20, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

One perfect duck

Milt Kahl, concept sketch, from Disney's Robin Hood. (Image courtesy of Disney)

Sunday, January 08, 2017

DUCK Corp. silhouette design kit update

The kit will come with full instructions (eggs not included).

Monday, January 02, 2017