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Dec 23, 2006 | 9:57 PM EST
  • Daily 4th Place December 25, 2006

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Gift of Ages is an animation I made in about a week and a half for my church's Christmas program.

Ah, there's so much to say about this one, but I somehow feel that explaining it will make it weaker. I should hope that the piece is strong enough to stand on its own without my having to prop it up with words.

And so for some of you I might have ruined Christmas. But to everyone else, I hope you've enjoyed this presentation and that it brings new meaning to the secular symbols we see annually.

Programs used: Flash 8, openCanvas, 3D Studio Max, and Sound Forge. All 3D work was done by my brother Brian (thanks!), and the music is Chopin's Etude in E major Op.10 No.3, as heard in the OST for Fullmetal Alchemist.

Reviews


DarmealeaDarmealea

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I would really give it a 20.

That was shaking and made me cry, thank you for putting such a beatiful work on newgrounds.



isuckbloodisuckblood

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Masterpiece!

this should be made into an actual movie so everyone can know what christmas is really about.



halfdelitahalfdelita

Rated 5 / 5 stars

dear sweet tender loving god....

for your blood shed washed our sins, so we doth share the joy of simply being alive to others!


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asanoasano

Rated 5 / 5 stars

... So that was cool

I'm likin the whole symbolism thing, i love it. I love you, I love Jesus, and I love that weird old man on the corner saying "the end is nigh!" Thank you, man.



SmokeyTheSmiterSmokeyTheSmiter

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Very deep.

This was amazing, those were some breathtaking graphics. Very swell job. ^_^

Just one thing, how did I get this when I looked up Fullmetal Alchemist? :D!!!!!!!!!!!