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Featured GoAnimator: Commedus - The Wizard's Love

Commedus
GoAnimator Commedus is the Inaugural winner of my GoAnimate, Get Featured in TET's Blog contest. Commedus has had his account with GoAnimate since September of 2011 and in that time has had two staff picks and was awarded the much sought after position of Animator of the Month for May of 2012.

Commedus was able to choose any of his animations to be featured and chose one that I hadn't seen until now and am sorry I missed when it was released back in June of 2012. Prop only videos have become something of their own genre on GoAnimate and Commedus, The Wizard's Love is a very beautiful example of what can be achieved.

The Wizards Love by Commedus on GoAnimate

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Commedus writes about his animation...
I have picked my animation, The Wizards Love, to represent my work because of all the things it means to me. I know many people may think my party videos, such as The Throne Room Party 1 and 2 and Dead Mans Party, are a better representation of the kind of videos I do. I am very proud of them and like them very much but The Wizards love is my favorite video for many reasons.  
When I first joined GoAnimate prop videos scared me the most. I thought they were the hardest videos to make by far. So, by doing them I over came my fear of them. 
Doing The wizards Love I learned many things. I never thought I could convey so much emotion through simple props, and of course, a good piece of music. 
I had 12 year old children message me and tell me they cried when they watched this. That hit me hard as I never thought I could touch anyone's heart so deeply, especially children. 
Some told me how much they loved the music. Again, who would think that children would love classical music and I could be the one to expose them to it? 
I have gotten the same messages from adults and it means just as much to me also. We can expand our minds and our likes of different music and mediums such as animation and art in general. We just have to be exposed to it in the right way.
The other reason The Wizard's Love, and all of my Wizard videos, mean so much to me is that they represent me in my real personal life. I am a magician in life and this surely reflects that. 
One reason that magic is so important to me is because it helps me to communicate to people of all languages. Everyone in the world understands what they are seeing when they watch magic. 
In the same way my Wizard videos use no words at all in them. The actions of the Wizard speak for themselves and everyone on the site, no matter what country they live in, understands them. The Wizard will always be able to communicate to everyone in the whole world and is indeed a very special thing!
If you've enjoyed Commedus' work then why not check out more of his animations on GoAnimate.

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