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

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Author Comments

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


WinzraWinzra

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Excellent Work and Status Quo...

This is a powerful animation, sadly one that has been seen late due to my behalf, yet however, still a tale of incredible spiritually innovating emotions. There is not much to be said about your work, other than that it is always at the highest quality and impressive work put into your animations. My blessings to you and your family who put great strides and effort to put this animation into it's place.

A fan of your work
Winzra



breakcrushbreakcrush

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Nice!

Good animation! Just plain good.



SteampunkSteampunk

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Classy.

I'm not religious or anything but this is a really great cartoon with a unique style, you did a great job. I obviously dont have to say that the graphics were brilliant, but the storytelling was very well judged, it gets the message across without being preachy. Nce.



chris-the-stick2chris-the-stick2

Rated 4 / 5 stars

it was really good.

it was really good and touching. and that word ,about <<give what you may take...>> it was really good. and touching. great work, on this flash....great work,



melondreammelondream

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Good again!

I almost cried. That was so freakin' cool! And I love it when you use songs from anime that I know! Hope you'll do more like these!