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So after a big investment, I've finally got a really powerful computer with incredible specs. My computer should be able to run Photoshop and HD videos should run without lagging, overheating, crashing, etc. Along with updating and new hardware to make my life a little easier.

I'm sorry for the huge, huge delay and I want to thank you for your patience. So I'm opening back up commissions and getting started right away. 

Stay cool and stay hydrated. See ya!
For those who have been waiting for me to finish my commissions, I'm very sorry to the extreme delay and I appreciate your patience.

The bad news is that my computer has been broken for a while and I cannot resume my commissions for a while. 

Currently I'm saving up to build a really good computer. The computer I had struggles when I make complex drawings in high resolution. I was able to salvage my hard drive however so it's not a complete loss. 

Fortunately, I'm close to saving up enough to buy a new computer and I should be able to resume within the next 2 weeks. 

Again, I'm very sorry for the inconvenience. Be sure to stay cool okay?
Effective as of 2/17/15

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Rules
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Not Allowed:                                                                                                    

  • Pornography, senseless violence and anything without redeeming social value.                                             
  • I cannot use Copyrighted material (including Disney, MLP, Pixar, Dreamworks, etc.)
  • Anything that is defamatory, disrespectful, or anything that has no socially/culturally redeeming qualities. 
  • Sharing personal information of anyone whatsoever.                

 Are Allowed:

  • Using existing art styles (eg. Disney, MLP)
  • OC's that's based on existing material. (OC Ponies)
  • Locations can be based on existing material as longs as it's an original work. (So no Ponyville or Canterlot)
  • Public Domain material may be used.
  • Ask first for mature content and fetishes.
  • Commentary and constructive criticisms.

General:

  • ONLY real currency via PayPal. No points. 
  • No art trades.
  • Must ask for approval before sending payment.
  • Unwillingness to pay or negotiate will result in no further commissions.
  • I reserve the right to refuse any service.
  • Once commission is complete, there will be no exchanges, refunds, and/or substitutions.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
Process

1. Decide what you would like and provide a well written description of your commission. Try to be specific and/or provide some examples. I may ask you questions if there's anything I don't understand.

2. We will discuss the price and I will provide a breakdown of the costs. Once your in Slot 1, you'll be able to pay in advance or pay after the commission is one.

2. I will provided work in progress material. At this stage, please be sure they is close as possible to what you want before I create the final product. It'll save more time if we fix the commission during the work in progress.

3. Once you finalize the sketch, I will not create a complete redo so be sure the sketch is close enough to what you want. See below for "edits".

4. Even when I've finished the final product, minors edits will be allowed. Though if edits become excessive, I may charge you extra (varies).

5. Once we reach an agreement and the transaction is complete, we can call it a day.

Extra charge for edits
You might want to make changes if the product isn't turning out right on the final product. Depending on what changes you want, extra charges will vary depending on quantity and complexity.

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Edits - No charge
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Basically errors, slight changes to things that I've already made, or things that don't require a lot of effort.

Edits include but not limited to:

-When I don't follow instructions and references correctly.
-Errors such as wrong proportions, wrong lighting direction, missing/misplaced details, color outside outlines, etc. 
-Color changes (Solid color only).
-Decreasing image size and cropping.
-Changing positions of objects and character as long as I don't need to fill up the missing parts.
-Copy and pasting objects.

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Edits - With Charges
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Generally anything that requires me to create something that I haven't already made.

Edits include but not limited to:

- Adding/replacing props, characters, shadows/lighting, and other details.
- Fixing perspective for characters, objects, background, etc.
- Redrawing character/props/background.
- Expanding image and/or filling empty spaces.
- Remastering small object/image with bigger resolution. 
- Filling missing parts after changing position of objects and characters.

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Slots
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Slots are basically reserve spots for you to commission me. It helps me keep track on who and when a client is commissioning me. Only one slot per client and it's first come first serve. These are all of the slots that I can handle, so I won't be adding anymore than what I have. 

I will not accept payment in advance from you until are moved to Slot 1.

If the slots are full, I will try to notify you if I can. If not, I'll keep updating my slot status for you all to see if there's any slots available. 

Slot 1: :iconhewytoonmore:
Slot 2: :iconsmithkakarot:
Slot 3: :iconjeht-maverick:
Slot 4: :iconadenthecaringone:

For those I didn't follow up with (for a long time), I may need you to contact me again. My apologies.

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Rates
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I. Characters
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Test: Last of Us by Trinityinyang                     Bronco the Blue Ox by Trinityinyang
Sketch $5                                          Lineart $8                  


     
    Paul and Bronco - Thinking by Trinityinyang                              Twilight Sparkle - Gala Dress (Human) by Trinityinyang
Color w/ Black Outline  $10        Color with Color outline $12

Shading and Rendering $ Varies

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Group Discount Perks

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*Applicable for sketches, lineart, color w/ black outline, and color w/ color outline.

1. Small discount

For a group of 2 or more, additional characters are $2 off. 

2. Group Bonus
Groups of 6 or more is $4 off each character after the 5th. 

3. Party Premium
Groups of 10 or more is $6 off each character after the 9th.
Sketches will be free after the 9th character.

4. Crowd Control 
Groups of 15 or more is $8 off each character after the 14th.
Sketches and lineart will be free after the 14th character.

*Only applicable for group drawings. Otherwise, prices for individual characters would be normal price.
**You may not stack up individual single character drawings and count it as one.
***Strictly for the character section. Does not combine with comics, animation, and miscellaneous. 

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II. Comics
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10 panels max per page. Rates are negotiable depending on art style and amount of panels. Number of characters will not matter, though keep in mind how many characters can fit in a panel. If you haven't already came up with designs for the characters and setting, I would have to charge you if you ask me to create them.
 
  Yuna in Wonderland - Doorknob (Page 3) by Trinityinyang                     Commission: Page 3 (May 1, 2014) by Trinityinyang                                          Commission: Mythology Issue 1 Page 5 by Trinityinyang                                                                                              
Sketch $12                                    Lineart $16                                            Black and White $24               



                                                                                  Commission: Comic (May 21, 2014) by Trinityinyang
[No Example]
Color w/black outlines $36                                          Full color $48 

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III. Animation
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Traditional Animation
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There are 24 frames per second and you will be charged for every 12 frames. The more frames you have, the more fluid it would be.

As a cost cutting measure, I would be shooting on two's, which will make up 12 drawings per second. Shooting on twos will give satisfactory sense of movement without sacrificing too much quality. This is what American animation use for the most part, but shooting ones is reserved for fast movement because it's expensive and shooting on twos may be too slow to interpret the movement.

It's also possible to shoot on three's, which would make up 8 drawings per second. This technique has been used for most anime productions. 

Machines and Vehicles are not my strong point, just so you know.

Also, like I've said in the comic section: If you haven't already came up with designs for the characters and setting, I would have to charge you if you ask me to create them.

Costs:
For every 12 frames. You can do the math.
  • Rough Animation $8 (R)
  • Clean Up Animation $16 (C)
  • Black Outline and Color Animation $32 (BC)
  • Colored Outline and Color Animation $38 (CC)
  • Shading $4 (SH)
  • Highlight $4 (H)
  • Limited Animation will vary (L)
  • Sync to Sound will vary (S). You may provide your own sound and music, but can't they be copyrighted. 
  • Background will vary (BG). No charge for providing your own and/or having me use a preexisting one, as long as it's not copyrighted.
  • Effects animation will vary (FX)

Breaking it down:
Not including sound, background, and FX.
  • 0-12 frames (0-1 sec)   =  (R) $8 / (C) $16 / (BC) $32/ (CC) $38
  • 13-24 frames (1-2 sec) =  (R) $16 / (C) $24 / (BC) $48/ (CC) $54 
  • 25-36 frames (2-3 sec) =  (R) $24 / (C) $32 / (BC) $64/ (CC) $70 
  • 37-48 frames (3-4 sec) =  (R) $32 / (C) $48 / (F) $96/ (CC) $102
  • and so on. 

Examples:
Shoot for the Moon (Animation) by Trinityinyang Red Riding Hood - Secondary Action Study by Trinityinyang
      

Basic Flash Animation
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I'm going to stress on the word basic since I'm barely learning how to do Flash and stick figure animation. They are potentially the cheapest form of animation I could provide. The most basic animation I could do I would consist of simple cycles and panning. I can try to attempt MLP animation.

  • I'll charge for you every 12 assets used for the animation. 
  • Assets would include stick figures, houses, clouds, arms, legs, eyes, trees, fire, etc.)
  • Once I create an asset, I can reuse them anytime instead of drawing everything from scratch.
  • More assets will result in wider more range of movements. Of course, the more expensive it'll be.
  • I would not charge you for every frames I use, which means more animation for less money because I'm reusing assets.

Let say you want a MLP character, I would create:

1. Head
2. Eyes
    -2a. Half closed
    -2b. Closed
3. Mouth
4. Top mane
5. Side Mane
6. Mouth
7. Legs 
8. Tail

Using this example, 10 assets is just enough to make an idle animation (standing still and blinking). Creating more assets will be needed for a walk cycle and more complex movements.

Again, it'll depend on what you want and complexity but here are the basic costs

Every 1-12 stick figure assets $8
Every 1-12 Black and White assets  $16
Every 1-12 Color assets $24
Sync to sound will vary
Background will vary


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IV. Miscellaneous
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All will vary depending on complexity.

Baker's Dozen (Storyboard) by Trinityinyang  Long Distance (Storyboard) by Trinityinyang
*Interactive Slideshow - You get a bunch of pictures and I'll make it interactive. For now I can only create one that can only navigates left and right with the keyboard. It can also be a very basic web comic.

Commission: Devon Bookmark (Pony/ Human) by Trinityinyang
Logos - Names and titles designed according to the theme of your commission. 

CWAS: Love is in Bloom by Trinityinyang  Commission: Troid and Excalibur Sandboarding by Trinityinyang
Background - e.g simple, forest, beach, street, castle, etc. 

[No Example]
Props - sword, staff, wand, lollipop, crown. Basically anything that the character interacts with but not wearing. 

[No Example]
Machines - Robots, machines, mecha, vehicles, automobiles, etc. It's not really my strong point.   

CWAS: My Love Will Give You Strength by Trinityinyang
Special Effects (SFX) - magic sparkles, fire, lightning, ice, wind, etc. Basically moving objects that's neither a character or background. . 

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Closing
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If you want to commission me or any questions, send me a note and we can discuss the details.

I'll see you around.
Happy New Year guys!

We're finally in 2015! A whole new year to come up with New Resolutions, make a fresh start, try something new, making an improvement, etc.

My New Year's Resolutions are:

-Getting better at animation. Which I can start by creating animation projects here on Deviantart. SOO...it's possible that I'll do human pony animations YAY!
-Maintaining a comfortable life for my family and friends.
-Finish my classes to transfer to a new school.
-Save enough money for big purchases for things like a new computer and a PS4.

As for the 'Let it Go' animation, I'm afraid I still don't have the finished clean up animation just yet, but I managed to get the key frames. It may not look like much, but it's a lot of work.

Frozen Let It Go by Trinityinyang Frozen Let It Go 1 by Trinityinyang 2 by Trinityinyang Frozen Let It Go 3 by Trinityinyang 4 by Trinityinyang
5 by Trinityinyang 6 by Trinityinyang 7 by Trinityinyang 8 by Trinityinyang 9 by Trinityinyang 10 by Trinityinyang

In motion:
Frozen Let It Go by Trinityinyang

I'm gonna work on her cape later because it's the secondary animation, which is the animation that follows the primary animation. In this case, the primary animation is her body movement and the cape has to react to those body movements.

And left the crown out for now as well.

I hope you guys enjoy what I have for now.

Have a great 2015 and I wish you guys all the best!
Merry Christmas everyone! I'd like to make an announcement about a project I'm doing.

I would like to start a new trend where I adapt CG Animated films to into hand drawn animation. It's to pay tribute to the old school hand drawn medium.

I will start it off by doing a hand drawn animation adaptation of a clip from

Maxresdefault by Trinityinyang Frozen's "Let It Go".

So far I've only done a rough animation to get the motion right.
This is what I have so far.

Frozen Let It Go by Trinityinyang


It won't be until New Year's till I get the clean up animation. Though I may not do color.

I'm open to further suggestions, so drop a comment to if there's something you want me to adapt from. Though keep it a few seconds as it's very time consuming.

Happy Holidays and stay tuned!
I'm sorry that I haven't been updating with new artwork and such.

It's because right now I have a job, my very first job ever. While I won't go into specifics, I work as a bookkeeper. Which means I'm in charge in recording all of the transactions for a business and making sure bills are ready to be paid by my boss. Not a bad job so far, pay is decent and the hours are flexible.

Though I'm also going to school. So it's a bit of struggle to juggle them both. With that in mind, it means that new artwork will come out slowly, even for commissions. Yes, I know I've been only doing commissions and it sounds unfair that you guys have to pay me to make new artwork and the content is dependent on the client. To make it up to you guys, I'll make the effort to do something else for you guys when I find the time. In fact, I might consider doing some new MLP humanization since I've improved since then. Yes, a *NEW MLP humanization*, Trinityinyang style. And I want YOU to let me know what you guys want for this occasion. I hope you guys are excited for it.

Keep in mind though, I'm not coming out of retirement yet. Also, I've only seen up to season 3 for MLP and the first Equestria Girls movie, so I won't know what happens in season 4 and beyond. Other than that, if you guys have any suggestions, feel free to leave a comment. 


If you guys still want to commission me, read the rules here   Commission Rates and Rules v 0.18---------------------------
Rules
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Not Allowed:                                                                                                    
Pornography and senseless violence.                                                          
I cannot stress this enough. I cannot use Copyrighted material (including Disney, MLP, Pixar, Dreamworks, etc.)
Anything that is defamatory, disrespectful, or anything that has no socially/culturally redeeming qualities. Sharing personal information of anyone whatso
 send me a note and we'll discuss the details. 

Thank you for your time, lates!
www.indiegogo.com/projects/hul…

As of now, the campaign to raise money for Hullabaloo has officially closed.

Results:
$470,726, which is almost 6 times more than the original stretch goal of 80,000.

They will now officially produce a total of 4 short films. Keep a look out for them and check it out when they release their first one.

It makes me happy to see people continuing to support 2D animation. Thanks guys!
A 2D animation project will be headed by James Lopez, a verteran animator who has worked on Disney's Paperman, Princess and the Frog, Hercules, and Lion King.

Hullabaloo is a steampunk film about Veronica Daring and various other female characters who strive to become positive role models in the field of science and engineering.

Here's the donation page:
www.indiegogo.com/projects/hul…

Though the project has reached well over that goal of $298,613 out of $80,000, it has more to offer with further donations. The last day to donate is October 1, 2014.

Here's the following stretch goals thus so far (9/17/14 8:30am):

STRETCH GOALS

UNLOCKED! -$140,000: At the $140,000 mark, we will make a second Hullabaloo short titled Curse of the Cheshire Cat. 

UNLOCKED! -$160,000: At the $160,000 mark, we will produce a full-orchestra soundtrack for both shorts.

UNLOCKED! -$240,000: At the $240,000 mark, we will now make a third Hullabaloo short titled The Mysterious Island.

UNLOCKED! -$260,000: At the $260,000 mark, we will now produce a full-orchestra soundtrack for the third short. You will get this soundtrack at perks thatoffer digital rewards at $25 and up. So now you get three shorts and three soundtracks made with a full-orchestra starting at $25 and up.

$300,000: Behind the scenes featurette on "The Making of Hullabaloo", showing the Hullabaloo team at work.

$320,000: Tea for all. Anyone who has picked up our $35 dollar perk and up (or any perk that grants “All Physical Rewards”) will get a teacup charm to add to your collection of amazing Hullabaloo loot.

$340,000: At the $340,000 mark, we will make a fourth Hullabaloo short titledAsk the Professor.

Let's help bring back 2D Animation to it's prime! Thank you for your time and have a good day!

I've started an Instagram and Twitter. Those who are interested, feel free to check them out. There's not much right now, but I'll be updating them on a regular basis. 

twitter.com/Trinityinyang

instagram.com/trinityinyang/

Those who still want to look at the rules and rates for commissions
trinityinyang.deviantart.com/j…

Alrighty then, have a good day.

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Rules
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Not Allowed:                                                                                                    

  • Pornography and senseless violence.                                                          
  • I cannot stress this enough. I cannot use Copyrighted material (including Disney, MLP, Pixar, Dreamworks, etc.)
  • Anything that is defamatory, disrespectful, or anything that has no socially/culturally redeeming qualities. 
  • Sharing personal information of anyone whatsoever.                

 Are Allowed:

  • Using existing art styles (eg. Disney, MLP)
  • OC's that's based on existing material. (OC Ponies)
  • Locations can be based on existing material as longs as it's an original work. (So no Ponyville or Canterlot)
  • Public Domain material may be used.
  • Mature Content allowed as long as it's tasteful. Ask first.
  • I understand that we have our own preferences so I will allow fetish (including feet, breasts, resizing, etc.)
  • Social commentary and constructive criticisms.

General:

  • ONLY real currency via PayPal. No points. 
  • No art trades.
  • Depending on how long it'll take each commission, I'll allow more than one.
  • Must ask for approval before sending payment.
  • Unwillingness to pay or negotiate will result in no further commissions.
  • I reserve the right to refuse any service.
  • Once commission is complete, there will be no exchanges, refunds, and/or substitutions.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.

Process

1. Decide what you would like and provide a well written description of your commission. Try to be specific and/or provide some examples. I may ask you questions if there's anything I don't understand.

2. We will discuss the price. Once your in Slot 1, you'll be able to pay in advance or pay after the commission is one.

2. I will provided work in progress material. At this stage, please be sure they is close as possible to what you want before I create the final product. It'll save more time if we fix the commission during the rough stages.

3. Once you finalize the sketch, I will not create a complete redo so be sure the sketch is close enough to what you want. Edits will be allowed however.

4. Even when I've finished the final product, minors edits will be allowed. Though if edits become excessive, I may charge you extra (varies).

5. Once we reach an agreement and the transaction is complete, we can call it a day.

Extra charge for edits
There will be cases that not everything gets worked out during the work in progress and you might want to make changes. Depending on what changes you want, it may be free, or I will charge you extra. Extra charges will vary depending on quantity and complexity.

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Edits - No charge
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Basically errors, slight changes to things that I've already made, or things that don't require a lot of effort.

Edits include but not limited to:

-When I don't follow instructions and references correctly.
-Errors such as wrong proportions, wrong lighting direction, missing/misplaced details, color outside outlines, etc. 
-Color changes (Solid color only).
-Decreasing image size and cropping.
-Changing positions of objects and character as long as I don't need to fill up the missing parts.
-Copy and pasting objects.

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Edits - With Charges
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Generally anything that requires me to create something that I haven't already made.

Edits include but not limited to:

- Adding/replacing props, characters, shadows/lighting, and other details.
- Fixing perspective for characters, objects, background, etc.
- Redrawing character/props/background.
- Expanding image and/or filling empty spaces.
- Remastering small object/image with bigger resolution. 
- Filling missing parts after changing position of objects and characters.

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Slots
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Slots are basically reserve spots for you to commission me. It helps me keep track on who and when a client is commissioning me. Only one slot per client and it's first come first serve. These are all of the slots that I can handle, so I won't be adding anymore than what I have. 

I will not accept payment in advance from you until are moved to Slot 1.

If the slots are full, I will try to notify you if I can. If not, I'll keep updating my slot status for you all to see if there's any slots available. 

Slot 1: :iconjeht-maverick:
Slot 2:
Slot 3:
Slot 4: 

*I've decided to cut the Priority Slot since it actually makes the slot system more complicated. Though I've added Slot 4 to handle more workload.

For those I didn't follow up with (for a long time), I may need you to contact me again. My apologies.

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Rates
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I. Characters
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Any additional characters will be the same amount.
Test: Last of Us by Trinityinyang                     Bronco the Blue Ox by Trinityinyang
Sketch $5                                          Lineart $7                  


     
    Paul and Bronco - Thinking by Trinityinyang                              Twilight Sparkle - Gala Dress (Human) by Trinityinyang
Color w/ Black Outline  $8        Color with Color outline $10

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II. Comics
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10 panels max per page. Rates are negotiable depending on art style and amount of panels. Number of characters will not matter, though keep in mind how many characters can fit in a panel. 
 
Yuna in Wonderland Page 1 by Trinityinyang        Commission: Page 1 (May 1, 2014) by Trinityinyang             Commission: Mythology Issue 1 Page 5 by Trinityinyang                   Commission: Mythology Issue 1 Page 4 by Trinityinyang
Sketch $10                    Lineart $12              Black and White $20               Full color $40 

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III. Character Animation
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BE WARNED: I’m still in the beta stage of learning animation, so it'll likely be rough on the edges and will take a long time.

For MLP fans, don't ask me to animate in the MLP style. I simply have no idea on how they do it. Yet...

Traditional Animation
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There are 24 frames per second and you will be charged for every 12 frames. The more frames you have, the more fluid it would be.

As a cost cutting measure, I would be shooting on two's, which will make up 12 drawings per second. Shooting on twos will give satisfactory sense of movement without sacrificing too much quality. This is what American animation use for the most part, but shooting ones is reserved for fast movement because shooting on twos may be too slow to interpret the movement.

It's also possible to shoot on three's, which would make up 8 drawings per second. This technique has been used for budget anime including Sailor Moon and Dragonball Z.

You may ask for me to shoot on one's, where I draw all 24 frames per second. This results in very fluid animation, but it's time consuming and expensive so shooting on twos is used. However, this is a norm for computer animation (Which I cannot do).

Machines and Vehicles are not my strong point, just so you know.

Costs:
For every 12 frames. You can do the math.
  • Rough Animation $8 (R)
  • Clean Up Animation $16 (C)
  • Black Outline and Color Animation $32 (BC)
  • Colored Outline and Color Animation $38 (CC)
  • Shading $4 (SH)
  • Highlight $4 (H)
  • Limited Animation will vary (L)
  • Sync to Sound will vary (S). You may provide your own sound and music, but can't they be copyrighted. 
  • Background will vary (BG). No charge for providing your own and/or having me use a preexisting one, as long as it's not copyrighted.
  • Effects animation will vary (FX)

Breaking it down:
Not including sound, background, and FX.
  • 0-12 frames (0-1 sec)   =  (R) $8 / (C) $16 / (BC) $32/ (CC) $38
  • 13-24 frames (1-2 sec) =  (R) $16 / (C) $24 / (BC) $48/ (CC) $54 
  • 25-36 frames (2-3 sec) =  (R) $24 / (C) $32 / (BC) $64/ (CC) $70 
  • 37-48 frames (3-4 sec) =  (R) $32 / (C) $48 / (F) $96/ (CC) $102
  • and so on. 

Examples:
Shoot for the Moon (Animation) by Trinityinyang Red Riding Hood - Secondary Action Study by Trinityinyang
      

Basic Flash Animation
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I'm going to stress on the word basic since I'm barely learning how to do Flash and stick figure animation. They are potentially the cheapest form of animation I could provide. The most basic animation I could do I would consist of simple cycles and panning. Don't expect Disney style animation. 

  • I'll charge for you every 12 assets used for the animation. 
  • Assets would be everything used (stick figures, houses, clouds, arms, legs, eyes, trees, fire, etc.)
  • Once I create an asset, I can reuse them anytime instead of drawing everything from scratch.
  • More assets will result in wider more range of movements. Of course, the more expensive it'll be.
  • I would not charge you for every frame I use, which means more animation for less money.
  • Still, it's quantity over quality. It's your call.

Let say you want a full flash model for a human character, I would create:
1 Head
2 arms
2 hands
2 legs
1 torso
1 ponytail
1 pair of breast (For jiggly boobs lol)
1 pair of eyes open
1 pair of eyes closed
1 mouth closed
1 mouth open
2 feet

That would be 17 assets total. And this is just a silent character model. Lip sync will be add for every mouth movement asset I create. 

Again, it'll depend on what you want and complexity but here are the basic costs

Every 12 stick figure assets $8
Every 12 Black and White assets  $16
Every 12 Color assets $24
Sync to sound will vary
Background will vary


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IV. Miscellaneous
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All will vary depending on complexity.

Baker's Dozen (Storyboard) by Trinityinyang  Long Distance (Storyboard) by Trinityinyang
*Interactive Slideshow - You get a bunch of pictures and I'll make it interactive. For now I can only create one that can only navigates left and right with the keyboard. It can also be a very basic web comic.

Commission: Devon Bookmark (Pony/ Human) by Trinityinyang
* Logos - Names and titles designed according to the theme of your commission.

CWAS: Love is in Bloom by Trinityinyang
* Background - e.g simple, forest, beach, street, castle, etc.

[No Example]
* Props - sword, staff, wand, lollipop, crown. Basically anything that the character interacts with but not wearing.

[No Example]
* Machines - Robots, machines, mecha, vehicles, automobiles, etc. It's not really my strong point.  

CWAS: My Love Will Give You Strength by Trinityinyang
Special Effects (SFX) - magic sparkles, fire, lightning, ice, wind, etc. Basically moving objects that's neither a character or background. .

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If you want to commission me or any questions, send me a note or Skype me to discuss the details. 

Skype username: regular_artist/ Modest Artist

I'll see you around.


So, with quite a bit of persuasion, I've decided to

NOT move to another account.

I've started the hype for MLP human art in the first place, so I feel that it'll mean more if I accept it rather than running away from it. I've built this miniature "Trinityinyang" empire, with the help of thousands of users, it wouldn't make any sense to abandon it while it's still in it's prime.

I still stand firm that I'm retired from MLP work and I will move onto other topics. It's unlikely that I'll do more unless I find an appropriate special occasion.

If I continue to branch out like I still am, I can still move away from MLP without having to go anywhere. Kill two birds one stone (There's gotta be a less violent version of this phrase). Rest assured, I'm here to stay. 

Now if only I can start doing actual works instead of just talking about them. I know I've been talking about Bioshock Infinite for a while but haven't started any yet. I'm also getting interested in Last of Us.

Here's a bit of something to get us started:
Test: Bioshock Infinite by Trinityinyang  Test: Last of Us by Trinityinyang

One more thing, as cheesy as it sounds, Devianart is one place that reminds me that I'm not alone. I'm glad to be part of this community, warts and all. Thank you guys very much.
I am officially retired of MLP entirely.  It's unlikely that I'll revisit that topic anytime soon.

Why am I retired? I attracted lots of MLP fans due to my humanizations looking similar to the style used in the show. I started out as a nobody, but then this idea came to me. After that, there was a boom in my pageviews and watchers as if it was a miracle. Sounds good so far. But then, when I got better, more and more people starts to ask for the same thing over and over again. It puts pressure on me even when I try to make a shift to some other topic. No matter how many times I say so, there's always going be new people who ask the same thing. 

Why am I tired of ponies? I've mastered my human-pony art form so want to branch out to new challenges.

Consider these for example:

Then:    Twilight Sparkle - Pony/Human by Trinityinyang 
Now:  Twilight Sparkle (Human) - Clock is ticking by Trinityinyang

There's other topics I'm interested in doing such as Bioshock Infinite (Which I've never got to). Perhaps create more of my original works instead of fan art, which is encouraged. 

And so I'm reconsidering starting a new DA account so I can branch away from MLP. If that ever happens, I'll make an announcement before my move. And so I will NOT say goodbye just yet. 

Just letting you know, my success did not come overnight nor with my own willpower alone. It took long hours of tears and sweat and the contributions of thousands of DA users, for my work to become what they are right now. In short, my success I wouldn't have been possible without you guys. Much obliged to you all.

Have a good day.
Since Tangled has been compared to Frozen, let's compare Tangled and Frozen in 24 categories.

Needless to say there will be spoilers. 24 categories is dreadfully thorough.
Be wary that I may switch between Flynn and Eugene.
Tie will mean points for both.
I might add details in each category so keep a look out (If you decide to read this again).
Adding categories may be possible but less likely.

Note that the numeric value doesn't necessarily mean one movie is better than the other. To put it more accurately, it tells you how well different aspects hold up when you compare both films.

If you want to see a standalone review for Frozen, where comparison to other films are kept to a minimum, here's the link:

If you're ready, let's start:

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1. Story: Traditional vs. Different
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Tangled is a more traditional story with love conquering all. As traditional 'I Want' song and "Love Song" (Which involves Alan Menken, a traditional Disney composer). The villain is a false mother. Going out and live your dream.

Frozen breaks that mold by focusing on sisterly love. Traditional "I Want' song and 'Love Song' (Which also acts as a villain song). The villain is your love at first sight. Reconcile with a distant sister. Living free with love instead of fear and hate.

Frozen gets points for originality.

T: 0   F: 1
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2. Morals:  Pursuit of dreams vs. Freedom of fear
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Tangled, overcome your obstacles to pursue your dreams. On villain note, the closest person to you may be your closest enemy

Frozen, to fight and accept your fears. They may end up becoming your greatest strength. Love at first sight isn't always true.

The villain don't teach very cheery themes do they? 

This is a close one, but Frozen's main theme is easier to relate to. Frozen for sure.

T: 0   F: 2

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3. Plot Twist: Rapunzel with short hair vs. Hans the princely jerk
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Tangled, cut a 70 foot long hair that took 18 years to grow. Almost practically destroyed Rapunzel's signature trademark (in a market point of view). Hero risks his life so that his love can be free, the villain loses longevity and dies.

Frozen, the nice guy becomes a jerk, leaving Anna for dead to take over the kingdom, Anna realizing how blind love is, turns to sisterly love to save the day.

Both are pretty good plot twists. 

Tangled creates some permanent changes that fan out more throughout the film despite being more on the traditional side. Rapunzel's healing powers reduces to a single drop of tear, the 18 year old shackles in hair form comes off, the hero risking his life, a legitimate revival scene, false motherly figure reduced to dust, keeps her sort hair in Tangled ever after (in favor of a 70 foot wedding veil). In this case, traditional works.

Frozen is focused on making Anna's life harder and it's original. Anna becomes disillusioned about love and goes to Kristoff instead (Good luck with that), Anna becomes frozen but thawed out by sisterly love. Though the effect doesn't quite distribute to the rest of the film other than the switch to sisterly love saving the day. It's also noted that the 'kiss of true love' trope is also trumped, though perhaps a little too straight. It works on it's own, but it adds nothing to the more interesting sister dynamic. Sure the romantic sub plot is a good diversion, but what the audience want is the relationship between Anna and Elsa. Having Hans becoming a typical manipulative kingdom wanting villain doesn't quite live up the the plot twist (with only Anna's right straight to his name).

I think I'll go with Tangled for the evenly distribution and permanent effect for the film.

T: 1   F: 2
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4. Heroine Part 1: Rapunzel vs. Anna
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It's unfair to compare Rapunzel with both Anna and Elsa at the same time so I divide it into two.

Even without Rapunzel's special hair, Rapunzel has a lot of talents compared to Anna, which is more apparent seeing how they have similar upbringings. Coincidentally, they have quite a few parallels.

Rapunzel: Singing, Baking, dressmaking, candle making, reading books, dancing, mastery of frying pan.
              Rapunzel thinks the world is dark and cruel, proven wrong by Flynn.
              Villain Burn Moment: "Did I mumble, mother? Or should I even call you that?"

Anna: Singing, eating chocolates, floating over paintings, over the top bed hair, dancing, 'awkward gorgeous' moment.
         Anna thinks the world is all wonderful, proven wrong by Hans.
         Villain Burn Moment: "The only frozen heart here is yours (Breathes* *KAPOW*)"

Add Rapunzel's 70 foot companion, she wins by a hair (pun intended). 

Tangled Wins

T: 2   F: 2
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5. Heroine Part 2: Rapunzel vs. Elsa
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Magic glowing healing (anti aging) hair or godly ice powers? Coincidentally, both powers are the source of their problems.

I suppose Elsa's kingdom freezing (and ice castle building) powers overpowers Rapunzel's 70 foot healing hair (slightly).

Frozen Wins by an ice castle than a hair.

T: 2   F: 3
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6. Boy Meets Girl: Flynn/Eugene and Rapunzel vs. Kristoff and Anna    
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Rapunzel and Flynn have a long history in just a few days. A pan frying interrogation scene reveals a femme fatale flavor of Rapunzel. Makes a deal where Rapunzel gets to see the lanterns and crown for Flynn. Then Flynn caps the scene off with his smolder (broken). Rapunzel visits the Snuggly duckling. Yay! Shares a musical number with a bunch of thugs. Fights off Flynn's enemies, which include a dagger wielding horse. Almost drowning in a water filled cave saved by Rapunzel's glowing hair. The campfire scene where they reveal their secrets. Rapunzhair causes panic and impaired scream for Flynn. Explores and dance with the entire kingdom. 'I See the Light' to culminate their feelings of love, with thousands of lanterns floating about over a lake. Flynn wants Rapunzel instead of the crown. Flynn also sacrifices his life to free Rapunzel (his new dream) of her prison in hair form. Flynn/Eugene revived, meets parents (group hug), and both lived happily ever after.

Note: Rapunzel and Flynn kind of resembles Mattel's Barbie and Ken or Glen Keane's Ariel and Tarzan.

Anna and Kristoff have many humorous scenes. Anna half mocks Kristoff's declining career. Anna then makes a deal with Kristoff: gets escorted to her sister in exchange for supplies and carrots. Then we have a sleigh ride with then discussing the questionable topic of love at first sight. Sleigh destroyed with Anna willing to vouch for it, and Kristoff following her for the new sleigh. Despite danger, Kristoff continues his journey with Anna. Olaf joins this young couple with a game of head toss. A humorous scene involving revealing the truth of heat to the oblivious Olaf. Anna's and Kristoff's moment of whether to hit the nice giant snowman with snowball. Being chased by a giant snowman and surviving a fall off a cliff. An awkward hair color changing moment. Who could forget an almost-wedding scene courtesy of the trolls? Realizing each other's love but then 'True Love's Kiss' doesn't save the day. Yay! At the end, Kristoff get a new car (sleigh), Elsa's blessing, and Anna's kiss. Then they lived happily ever after...

Tangled wins, end of discussion.

T: 3   F:3
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7. Girl to Girl: Rapunzel and Mother Gothel vs. Anna and Elsa
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Mother Gothel steals Rapunzel away and teaches her not to go outside 'Mother knows Best' for longevity. As Rapunzel steps out of Gothel's 'protection', Gothel makes her doubt the love of her life to solidify the 'evil world' in order to keep her under tight control. After finding out the truth, the rebellion begins. Rapunzel loses fake mother in favor for the love of her life.

A sister who wants to live a free, Elsa chooses not to live free for the sake of safety. Building snowman in the middle of the night as children. Note how Elsa tells Anna to 'shhh' as they run down the stairs (too cute and true). Elsa unintentionally hurts Anna. They begin to isolate themselves until it became too much to bear. Then they realizes their love as sisters will save the day.

Frozen wins for relatability.

T: 3   F:4
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8. Villain : Mother Gothel vs. Prince Hans
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Gothel wants to keep Rapunzel locked up to extend her lifespan, while Hans wants to take over the kingdom.

Gothel has no intention in killing Rapunzel, just everyone else who tries to approaches her. Armed with a dagger under a cloak. Successfully kills the hero.

Hans manipulated Anna (to his credit very convincingly) to leave her for dead. Manipulated Elsa so he can finish her off with one swoop of a sword. Killing blow stopped by a stone cold Anna. Anna thaws and gives Hans the black and blue for his face.

Gothel falls and disintegrates as Rapunzel tries to reach out to her. As the audience watch her fall, they were speechless.
Anna pulls a fast one and punches Hans overboard into the water. As the audience watch him fall, they laughed.

Gothel is a deeper villain with juicier moments. Tangled wins.

T: 4   F:4
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9. Hero/Heroine Death Scene:  Hairsplitting Flynn vs. Stone cold Anna
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Hans gets his chance to kill Elsa (by misleading her), for the sake of his new kingdom. Anna jumps in and sacrifices herself to save her sister, and breathed her last breath. Sisterly tears and embrace thaw Anna out (Without a man's touch). Anna punishes Hans with a right straight.

Rapunzel resigns to fate worse than death (living forever with a lying mother figure) for a chance to save Flynn. Flynn cuts away that chance of being saved for Rapunzel's freedom. Gothel, who can't sustain herself without Rapunzel's hair, reduced to dusty cloak. Flynn dies with his last word 'You were my new dream'. Rapunzel sings and revives Flynn with the last tear drop of her powers.

Tangled wins for more depth.

T: 5   F:4
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10. Sidekick: Pascal vs. Olaf
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Pascal doesn't need to talk to be funny, while Olaf does. Olaf can be too chatty at times while speech impaired Pascal mostly comes out when he's needed. To Olaf's credit, he as an ironically funny song, 'In Summer'.

Pascal can change colors and extends tongue. Seems to be very knowledgeable, seeing how he's able to help Rapunzel with her hobbies. Keeps Maximus and Flynn under control with his stares.

Olaf versatility of body arrangement and his unawareness of heat is played for a lot of laughs. In the trailer, he becomes an catapult, caterpillar, and a set of wheels. May not count since it's not exactly present in the movie. Has an undying love for Anna and Elsa, his childhood friends.

Sounds like Olaf is ahead right? Not quite yet. Pascal gets to fight the villain, even causing her fall off at least 70 feet tall tower. Which is sad if you think about it. However, Gothel was gonna turn to dust anyway, why not make her death more dramatic? 

I think Pascal would be the winner slightly. If Olaf kept his shape shifting powers from the trailer for the movie he would've won.

T: 6   F: 4

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11. Noble Steed:  Maximus vs. Sven
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Butts and heads with Flynn but wags his tail for Rapunzel. Persistent in chasing a fugitive, even without the help of the unappreciative palace guards. Enhanced sense of smell, camouflaging skills, able to fight with a dagger in his mouth and beat Flynn's frying pan. Postpones his chase for Flynn to help Rapunzel's dream come true (And it's also her birthday, just so he knows). Has a taste for apples.

Sven, Kristoff's BFF. Gifted with Kritoff's voice-over, occasional conscience, and has a taste for carrots, especially for Olaf's carrot (Goodnight everybody). Unaware that licking ice can get your tongue stuck. 'Persuades' Kristoff to be honest with his feelings.

Maximus earns Tangled a win.

T: 7   F:4

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12. Comedy Duo: Pascal and Maximus vs. Olaf and Sven
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Pascal keeping Maximus (and Flynn) under watch. Unless you count Tangled ever after, there's not much.

Sven's antics to claim Olaf's carrot (Good night everybody).  Sven ends up giving up the carrot. 

Sven and Olaf would be the winning team this time (innuendo taken into consideration).

T: 7   F: 5
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13. Parents: King and Queen of unamed vs. King and Queen of Arendelle
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In Tangled, you see a lot of very intense sadness in the parents. They hold an annual festival of thousands of lanterns for their lost daughter. They prove that dialogue is not needed to be compelling.

Frozen, while not very deep, they made things bitter for Elsa with the idea of being 'the good girl she has to be' and 'conceal, don't feel'. They get points for keeping in focus with Elsa and Anna's conflict.

Tie!

T: 8   F: 6
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14. Supporting characters : Tangled's Motley Bunch vs. Frozen's Motley Bunch
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In Tangled,
- Hook handed pianist, an accordion player in chains, a six toed romantic, an old cupid, a florist, rat tamer with dancing rats, a sublime cupcake baker, a knitter, a tailor, interior designer, puppeteer, a mime, and ceramic unicorn collecting viking. A motley bunch with questionable backgrounds, gets their own musical number, supports Rapunzel's dream, and prevents Flynn's fate of a dangling corpse (by having his knees apart). 

- The Stabbington brothers, as capable they are, they just can't get what they want. Working alone doesn't help and forming alliances doesn't help. They just can't catch a break. One of them is mute by the way.

- Palace guards are played for laughs by being comically incompetent. Being flogged by the thugs with their frying pans. They also can't guess the right password, can't keep up with Maximus, and panic ('the kingdom is lost')

As for Frozen,
-4 eyed Duke with a wacky dance and slight desire to see the downfall of royalty. Two obedient guards included. Easily stirred with the mispronunciation of their kingdom's name. These bad boys proceed to kill Elsa, with no success despite having battle experience. 

-A store clerk who walks a fine line between nice and naughty, throws Kristoff out of his store and provided Anna with goods (season prices and inflation taken into consideration). 

-The giant snowman is a loyal bodyguard that keeps everyone away from Elsa. Easily agitated by a throw of a snowball.

Tangled's colorful cast are the winning team here.

T: 9   F:6
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15. Evil Twins: Stabbington Brothers vs. Weselton Guards
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Stabbington brothers betrayed by Flynn and wants revenge. Recruited by Gothel, only to be betrayed again. Stabbington Brothers have a clear goal of their own but they just can't seem to get what they want. All they get is a wanted poster without nose adjustments.

Weselton guards, knows that Elsa is the cause of the eternal winter. Their orders, bring her dead or alive. Almost killed by Elsa. They simply follow orders, but to their credit came close without Han's intervention.

Tangled wins for having two poor unfortunate souls.

T: 10   F: 6
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16. Anthem: I See the Light vs. Let it Go
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'I See the Light', Zachery Levi's perfect pitch to Mandy Moore's tender voice. This song delve deep into the Eugene's and Rapunzel's feelings for each other while realizing what they've been missing out in life. Comes with thousands of lantern floating above a kingdom over a lake.

'Let it Go', sung entirely by Idina Menzel. Without a partner, she delivers enough passion and power for two. Elsa explores the freedom of the one thing she fears most, her own talent. Accompanied by a construction of an ice castle without a fault in it's design. To top it off, Elsa's transformation from 'the good girl she always have to be' into a stunning glamour girl.

As much as I love "I See The Light' it does come across as pedestrian compared to the more original and relatable 'Let it Go'. I guess I'll have to 'Let it Go' and give Frozen their point.

T: 10   F:7
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17. 'I Want' Song: When Will My Life Begin vs. For The First Time
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After being locked up her life with a false parent, she desires to realize her dream. Many hobbies, most notably painting, are explored in the song. Dream of seeing the lanterns comes true with Flynn's help. The paintings become a clue to her realization as the lost princess.

After a lifetime of isolation from her sister, wants to live without doors in her face and find true love. Chocolate loving and floating over paintings talents are explored (including her curiosity of having a ballroom with no balls). Nothing was indeed in her way, but bumps into a love problem.

Both live in similar conditions and have similar desires, this will be a tie.

T: 11   F:8
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18. 'I'm Free' Song: When Will My Live Begin Reprise vs. Let it Go
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We see Rapunzel slide down from her tower with her hair, enjoying the grass and dirt, water under her feet, and racing away from the tower.

Elsa on the other hand ran to the highest peak at the tallest mountain and built an entire ice castle.

This one's almost a no brainer. Frozen wins.

T: 11   F: 9
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19. Love Song : I See the Light vs. Love is an Open Door
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'I See the Light' gets a boat in the middle of the lake, thousands of lanterns floating in the sky, ties back to Flynn and Rapunzel's deal, and an almost kiss scene.

'Love is An Open door' gets a few crazies, skating, sandwiches, jinxes, light house dancing, hand heart over a moon, a waterfall cliff with a nice view of Arendelle, Hans popping the question, and Anna saying yes.

Needless to say that 'I See The Light' is more entertaining.

T: 12   F: 9
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20. Villain Song: Mother Knows Best vs. Love is an Open Door
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This one is tough. Mother Knows Best is more traditional of a villain song, While Han's song doesn't resemble a villain song at all. Both are very catchy though.

Gothel fabricates the world Rapunzel thinks is outside. The world having ruffians, thugs, poison ivy, quick sand, cannibals, snakes, and the plague (No! YES!). It successfully baits Rapunzel into an embrace with Gothel. 

Hans plays along with Anna's 'crazies','sandwiches', and 'jinx', in a rather catchy song. Anna and him gets to 'skate', lighthouse dancing, form a heart around a moon at a waterfall cliff. Then Hans pop the question and got Anna to say yes. He builds this illusion of love at first sight.

Both songs involve the girl believing a liar. However, I am going to say that Mother Knows Best wins because Gothel goes the distance in the sense of creating the illusion of a cruel world for Rapunzel.

T: 13   F: 9
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21. Overall Songs: Songs of Tangled vs. Songs of Frozen
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Let's take out both film's best songs here. We know they're great in their own right and contributes to the film.

So we take out:
T: 'When Will My Life Begin', 'Mother Knows Best', 'I See The Light'.

F: 'Vuelie', 'Do You Wanna Build a Snowman', 'For The First Time', 'Love is An Open Door', 'Let it Go'.

So we have this left:

T: 'I've Got a Dream' and 'Healing Incantation'.

F: 'Frozen Heart', 'In Summer' and 'Fixer Upper'.
 
Frozen,

- Like 'Vuelie' , 'Frozen Heart' really sets the Norwegian tone for the film. Much like 'Fathoms Below' for Little Mermaid. It also foreshadows some of the plot points for the film. While the song is good in it's own right with chanting bringing originality to the table, it's at odds with the Broadway-styled songs for the rest of the film.     

-'In Summer' adds depth to Olaf though the lyrics and melody aren't too memorable. Though it does come up with some of the film's best laughs in the middle of Anna's journey. 

-'Fixer Upper' add depth to a boring male lead while contributing little to the plot. The trolls play matchmaker for about 3 minutes when it's already obvious. It does help liven up the mood with the film's later darker shift. If only there was a better idea for the last song in the film.

Tangled,
-'I've Got A Dream' ties to Rapunzel and Flynn's desire while adding humanity to the thugs who will help out the duo later on. Singing thugs may turn off hardcore realists but it's a Disney movie, they have no choice (especially you, Flynn Rider).

-Healing incantation is short but hauntingly beautiful, as it illuminates how much bliss and grief for possessing such healing powers. Also used as the film's final song.

This is where Frozen gets dethroned for not being as consistent as Tangled.

T: 14   F: 9

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22. Setting: Tangled's Corona vs. Frozen's Arendelle
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In the world of Tangled, you have a tower, a forest, a pub, tunnels, and a kingdom over a lake.

- The tower is packed with enough things to entertain a girl for 18 years. Filled with paintings, ceiling windows, a room that can't be reached without 70 foot of hair or secret entrance. The tower is surround in a waterfall valley hidden by a secret entrance in a forest. 

-The forest is made of sneaking rabbits, rocks and trees that look like a horse, secret tunnels, and last but not least, inaccurate wanted posters. 

-Down the road is the Snuggly Ducking, yay! It's visited by a motley bunch with questionable backgrounds. It also has a secret Pinocchio cameo. 

-One of the levers lead down into a tunnel, which takes you to a water dam and cave that gets filled up with water. 

-At the end of the forest lies a kingdom that celebrates the sun with music and dancing. They best known for their lantern festival for the lost princess.

In the world of Frozen, you have a kingdom over a river (I think), snowy trail, a cabin, and an ice castle.

- The castle has a big room for girls with ice powers play in the middle of the night, plenty of doors, a ballroom with no balls (I won't 'Let it Go' anytime soon), a pulley used for seeing past the castle walls, a small garden with ducklings, a chapel, a prison cell, and a lovely fountain in the courtyard. 

- The city itself doesn't seem to have much to do besides on Coronation day where the gates are open. Though Rapunzel and Eugene were curious enough to pay a visit on that said day. Though it does have an Arendelle's version of the Seine and Big Ben, lighthouse for dancing and waterfall cliffs for making hand hearts (Love is an Open Door)

-Along the snow trail is a cabin store that currently sells summer goods with a tiny section for winter goods. 

-Along the road is a small forest of frozen trees and waterfalls. 

-To top is off is Elsa's beautiful ice castle built single handedly by yours truly, which would make it the perfect attraction for any Elsa lovers to pop in for a spell.

-But of course, who could forget the garden eerily surrounded by trolls disguised as rocks?

It's a toughie but I think Tangled world is more varied and the population has more to do than waiting for Arendelle to freeze over (a play on the phrase 'Hell to freeze over".

T: 15   F:9

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23. Art Design: Art of Tangled vs. Art of Frozen
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Both are ambitious Disney films, meaning every character animation you see is lively without one character acting too much like each other. Facial expressions are the center of attention here. Neither films tried to hide the ugly face they make when they cry.

Character designs for both films uses similar styles. Tangled is uses of color is more coherent and focused but Frozen makes it up with clever uses choices such as fuschia and teals, which are seldom seen, and keeping cool colors approachable. I also love the pleated skirt on Anna's green dress (supposedly it lets her twirl better).

Interesting note: Jin Kim was the main character designer for both Frozen and Tangled (also for Bolt and Wreck it Ralph).  

Tangled uses a warm color palatte and went for painterly lush greenery with sunny illumination. Inspired by Fragonard's 'The Swing'.

Frozen uses predominantely cool colors, which may seem contradictory to express liveliness. However, it's pulled off so well and vibrantly in the film. It uses 'The Swing' as a Tangled cameo.

This will be a tie. Disney Films for the most part have breathtaking art design.

T: 16   F:10

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24. Special effects/Technical Feat: Taming hair and lanterns vs. Taming ice and snow
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Hair is painstakingly hard to animate in CG because you have to work with thousands of threads at once to make realistic hair. With a 70 foot long hair needed to be animate in every scene Rapunzel is in, they were practically taming a pack of lions. Then there's also the lantern scene where thousands of lanterns had to be animated all at once (plus the getting the reflections on the lake).

Frozen has to animate hair like Tangled but at a lesser extent. Then there's the case of making ice and snow, which is made of tiny individual particles. The snow is done with special care in interacting with objects for most of the film. Things like making snowballs, foot prints, snow being pushed, light refracting on ice, and Elsa's snow spells. Meticulously study was taken to get make sure they look right, as well as using their skills to create an ice castle.

This would be a tie since both films need the animator to play beast master to tame their film. 

T: 17   F: 11

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Verdict
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Tangled: 17           Frozen: 11

Frozen focuses on the most important factors: Story, protagonists, and moral. They raised it to high standards to say the least. However, take them out, the film will become bland and unbalanced. Other than the two sisters and sidekicks, the rest of the characters aren't too interesting (or pleasing) when seen independently. Setting isn't consistently interesting, save for a few detailed landmarks. The songs are mostly high quality with a couple of lackluster ones to tip the throne. Fortunately, the strong story, lead characters and moral make up for the rest of the film's shortcomings.

Tangled on the other hand is a more balanced experience. While it's main arsenals may not be as strong the core factors of Frozen, you can take out the story and lead characters and Tangled will still be interesting. It has a wonderful setting with locations consistently interesting, combined with a 'colorful' population. It's musical numbers are also consistent instead of being too overshadowed by the better songs. The story, music, and setting are all in balance even if their story isn't raised to Frozen's high standards.

To put it briefly, Frozen has a strong focus while Tangled is balanced. Take your pick.

I don't expect this to change your mind about either films. I could only ask that both films are given credit where it's due. Of course, opinions and preferences come into play sooner or later. Feel free to express your own opinions.

Or I could be over thinking it. I am on Team Tangled after all. Seeing Frozen Fans say their film is better, it sparks my urge to challenge it. Anyway...

Thanks for reading and have a nice day. Hope this is a good learning experience about opinions, I know I'm having a good time.
    Frozen is one of the better films of 2013, and not just as an animated film. Based on Hans Christian Anderson's Snow Queen, the movie comes up with something that's different from it's source material but something that's compelling nonetheless. 

    There's not doubt that Frozen has a lot much going for it, but based on how much praise the film is getting, I can't help but question the positive reception it's getting. Things like Frozen is the best movie ever, 'Let it Go' is the best song ever, it's better than Tangled. If anyone compares it with Little Mermaid or Beauty and the Beast, then you might start to question things.
  
    Call me skeptic, but I honestly don't see why so much praise is going to Frozen. It may be borderline overrated. So I'm going to break it down and deconstruct various aspects of the film and see the film for what it really is.

***Be warned, there will be spoilers**

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Story
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    Note that this is not necessarily a summary. It deals with more on how the story is handled.

    The earlier part of the film uses songs extensively to advance the story. We're introduced to a prologue song 'Frozen Heart' which ties into the story later on. It also explores the childhood late night playtime between Elsa and Anna. However the playtime got too far and Elsa accidentally hits Anna with an ice shard, which will cause to gradually freeze. With the help of the trolls, Anna was cured with her memories of Elsa's powers gone. Within 3 mins, 'Do you wanna build a Snowman?" tells the sister's story after the accident and the passing of their parents, who told Elsa to keep her powers secret. With Elsa isolating herself from her only family, the death of their well meaning but misguiding parents, you know things won't be easy for them. 'For the First Time' celebrates a freedom of secrecy and isolation. It expresses Anna's idea of living free and expresses Elsa's fear of being exposed at the same time. To help with Anna's reinforce Anna's optimistic view of life, she sings a catchy duet with Hans in 'Love is an Open door', which connect with Anna's past of having doors slammed in her face. Of course, conflict is inevitable with Elsa and Anna's opposing ideas. After Elsa's powers were exposed, she flees and continues her isolation. Elsa being far away from people, expresses her liberation through 'Let it Go'. However, her powers unintentionally her freezes Arendelle over, which Anna is suppose to correct. Although she remains focused on getting her sister back more than anything.

    With the introduction passed, the story slows down to help the cast develop. Anna is joined with Kristoff, another male lead, along with his reindeer friend Sven. Obviously Kristoff is going to be another love interest. The thing is, he's anti-social, making it hard for Anna to connect to at first. Then we have Olaf, Anna and Elsa's childhood snowman, to provide the film's core humor, especially with 'In Summer' that plays with the dissonance between hot and cold. 

    After a long trek through the mountains, Anna and reunites with Elsa 'For the First Time Reprise'. Anna tells her about Elsa's powers freezing over Arendelle, which pushed Elsa further towards the edge. Elsa copes by slamming the door in Anna's face yet again. Though Elsa unleashes her powers, and unknowingly hits Anna's heart with an ice shard. Kristoff proceeds to escort her to the trolls, who slows down the pace of the movie with 'Fixer Upper'. Then just right after, the chief of the trolls tells it to Anna straight about her cure. The trolls don't have much a role after that. I'd say the trolls slowed down the pace of the movie rather than give it a break, then proceed to use a plot device to speed things up. To put it bluntly, it's a total BLAM (Big Lipped Alligator moment).

    Given the darker mood later part in the film, songs are not used. Anna and the gang come to the conclusion that kissing Hans would be the cure. Meanwhile, Hans seek to subdue Elsa. Kristoff escorts Anna back to Hans, leaving with a heavy heart. Hans however was not the love Anna thought he was. His plan was to kill off Anna and Elsa to take over the kingdom. With Anna's death, Hans would have a reason to sentence Elsa to death. Olaf however reveals Kristoff's love to Anna. Anna then proceeds to find Kristoff. Kristoff decides to turn back with Sven's "persuasion". Hans, who believed Anna to be dead, told Elsa. It leaves her vulnerable for Hans to deliver a finishing blow. Just when Anna is about to meet Kristoff, Anna sees Elsa about to be killed. Anna then jumps in to save Elsa, becoming frozen in the process. However, because of Anna's act of love, Elsa was able to thaw her out. They discovered that love is the key to controlling her powers, knowing that fear does the opposite. With Arendell thawed out, the sisters can be sisters again and live happily ever after.

     The denial of Kristoff's love, while may be realistic, it drags the plot down a bit. And at the end, he doesn't give his 'true loves kiss', making the stretch for the plot a bit meaningless. While Anna's death is supposed to be sad, the story moved too quickly to make a huge impact. You don't get too much time to soak in the despair, even if you know a happy ending is going to come. 

    Overall, the story is built up organically until later in the film, which is riddled with plot devices and pacing problems. While they're not exactly deus ex machina, they do disrupt the flow of the story. However, the focus for Anna and Elsa  remains consistentl, meaning the heart of the film is well preserved. The supporting characters don't intrude too often and advances the story for the said sisters. While the story isn't perfect, it's a solid one.

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Characters
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    Just looking at Anna, she's nothing particularly special in terms of talent (other than an angelic singing voice). The source of her charm comes from what she does instead. The drive to reconcile with her sister despite the danger, dancing, awkward moments, chocolate face stuffing, wanting attention. The biggest act of all, wanting to share her love for life and enthusiasm with everyone, especially Elsa, who chose not to enjoy life to keep everyone safe. There's no shortage of that liveliness, which gives the film it's warmth (pun not intended). She's also responsible for some of the best humor for the film ('I'm awkward, you're gorgeous. Wait-what?"). To say the least, there's plenty enough of Anna to keep the story going. 

    Elsa, on the other hand is the real star here. Having magical ice powers and all, she already has the advantage. Her powers make up the biggest conflict in the film. Because the powers are suppose to be kept hidden, it also forced Anna to live with the gates shut. Anna isn't going to stand for that. With opposing ideas, living free with risks taken to consideration, or live in a cage for the sake of safety, there's bound to be a clash. Elsa's dilemma, which is to live in fear with what she has is something we can relate to. In the end, she encourages us to live with them, and tells us that your greatest fear might become your greatest strength. In the context of the original Snow Queen, it may be too much of a difference. However, considering the demographics for the film, the sisterly love much easier to relate to than a icy queen who's more or less a neutral figure.

    I may be fanboying, but it really called for a sisterly catfight between the two. Instead, we have Anna being very positive and Elsa not feeling that threatened. The catfight is explored in this unused song for the film 'Life's Too Short"- www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUMiU2…. Keep a look out for Anna's line 'THERE IT IS, THE DOOR YOU LOVE TO SLAM IN MY FACE'.

    Olaf, as funny as he is, he can be a bit grating. Having to break a few silent moments or talk too much at times. He walks a fine like between lovable and annoying like Donkey from Shrek. He does however represent the childhood of Anna and Elsa, who named their snowman Olaf once. He's also the core of the films humor which keeps the kids from fidgeting in their seats.

    Sven, he's more or less Maximus but in reindeer form. Being a comedy duo with Olaf and Kristoff's conscience, he has potential. Sadly, his character hasn't been explored very much and ends up becoming an underused character.

    The male leads however fall short. 

    Kristoff being an anti-social ice seller whose raise by trolls and only friend is a reindeer. The splash of ideas for his characters don't seem to come together too well to make a male lead that you would root for. Did I mention he only tinkle in the woods? Other than venturing off with Anna, providing Anna a bit of life experience and love to an extent, Kristoff is a kind of a bore. He doesn't do anything significant for the story other than being a foil for Anna. The decision to ixnay the 'kiss of true love saves the day' doesn't leave much room for him to do in the film. If there's any redeeming quality, he does have his funny moments with Sven.

    Hans, while a more interesting character than Kristoff, he seems like a half hearted effort as a villain. Despite being a goody-two-shoes prince, at least in the beginning, I was charmed by him, with catchy song to go with it. Granted, he even battled against the almighty Elsa. He has what it takes to be a compelling good guy. But then his shift towards villainy, to say the least, caught me off guard. I suppose it adds to Anna's realizing love at first sight isn't always true. Though the plot to take over the kingdom by killing off the rulers doesn't come off as unique nor deep (Scar did the same thing in Lion King, the twist is, it's his own family *dun dun dun*). He does help Elsa realize her love for Anna though, where Anna is forced to make the ultimate sacrifice for her sister. If he was developed more elaborately as a villain, or kept as a good guy, he would of been effective as a character than a plot device. He's the guy you could fall for but can't because he's a jerk, but not evil enough to really hate. A real mind screw.

    The trolls are downright obnoxious. It's already obvious that Anna and Kristoff are in love in denial, but they're stating the obvious through an entire song. The troll leader is more or less used as a plot point to help Anna get an insight on what harm Elsa's powers can do. Other than that, the trolls aren't too interesting.

    If anything, the parents could be the real villains here, albeit unintentionally. They reinforced Elsa's idea to 'conceal don't feel' and 'be the good girl that she has to be'. That fear then escalates into a problem on a grand scale. The misguidance is the cause of the conflict, though it does pushes Elsa to the limit in order for her to rise back up. Other than that, they were killed off too quickly to leave much of an impact, other than to make Anna and Elsa's life harder. Traditionally, Disney parents are intentionally made unstable to enforce the drama of their children, who are usually the protagonists. 

    The business savvy store clerk gives off an uncomfortable vibe with his subtle friendliness. The bad feeling feeling you get from him does come true however when Kristoff insults him. He's good for a laugh for that scene.

   The Duke of Weaselton, similar to Dash's teacher from The Incredibles, where both of them intend to get some dirt on someone. His guards, less developed versions of Stabbington Brothers from Tangled.

    Characters are a mixed bag, but the depth of Elsa and Anna along with the sister dynamics makes the other character's shortcomings easy to overlook.

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Songs
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It's obvious the songs are real winners, but let's explore why they are.

Starts with an opening number 'Frozen Heart', which starts off with the beginning of Kristoff's story. Like the Little Mermaid, this helps set up for the film. If you look into the lyrics carefully, you'll see how much it ties into the story. 

'Do You Wanna Build A Snowman' is catchy, but bittersweet. It helps tells the story well and the progression from happy to sad is smooth. One quibble though is that it feels a tad repetitive. Each verse is short and uses the same melody that is sung thrice, with slight differences. I suppose the rule of three is all it needed.

Anna gets and "I want" song 'For the First Time', to celebrate the freedom of meeting people again. Plus the song gets points for a Tangled cameo. A bit pedestrian, but it works surprisingly well to advance the story and tell you about Anna's desire and quirks. Elsa sings about her fears also.

Love Is An Open Door, is infectious. It was convincing to make me believe their love would work. It also has a touch of pop which creates something contemporary. A love ballad would have been cheesy.

The sidekick song 'In Summer' is downright hilarious. One would expect ice to melt when they experience heat, which is something Olaf is blissfully unaware of. Though it's not particularly memorable in the lyrics or melody, so it feels a bit hard to get invested into on a personal level.

Without a doubt, 'Let it Go' is the real highlight of the songs used in the film. It which brilliantly expresses the freedom of the shackles she has put on herself for so long. With so much energy, it empowers people to follow her example (by now there's like a hundred covers made by fans on youtube). This alone is worth the price of admission. A nitpick complain would be that it's a drastic of a departure for Elsa's persoanlity, but with so much power and passion, it's easy to relate to her.

The dreadful troll song 'Fixer Upper' can be described in one word, BLAM (Big Lipped Alligator Moment). was played overly long while stating the obvious. It's like adding insult to an injury. It does explore Kristoff's backstory, though he's not a very interesting character. This song falls flat in terms of adding to the story and vocalizing something meaningful. Just a shallow song that tries too hard to play matchmaker.

Towards the end of the film, given that the story becomes moody, songs are more likely to detract from the experience. 

For the most part, the songs advances the story while provide something compelling outside the context.
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Art Design
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    Anna and Elsa do seem to retread the Little Mermaid and Tangled style (Which Glean Keane provided character designs for both). Pretty faces and stick thin proportions. But their personalities are markedly different enough that people can overlook it. The color choices are lovely however. The red hair, greens, fuchsia, ceruleans really speaks youth for Anna. The shades of blue and teals works well to illustrate Elsa's distant behavior, but vibrant enough to keep her approachable. Though Elsa looks more like a glamour girl than an icy ruler, which does help her with the sexiness factor. Comparing between Anna and Elsa, they form a good foil for each other.
    
    The male leads' designs are more bold in terms of proportions, but still recognizably similar to Little Mermaid and Tangled like the female leads, though at a lesser extent. Kristoff is bulky while Hans seems to have a swimmer's build which makes them more easily distinguishable. Though their colorful scheme is seems to lack focus compared to the females. Kristoff uses various dark shades of colors including teal, navy blue, pale, blacks, magenta. I also don't approve of his pointed boots (Even though the other men in 'Frozen Heart' are), which looks elfish. A bulk in elf shoes doesn't quite go together to well. Hans uses white, black, white, and fuschia. Cutting down the amount of colors used would make their designs more coherent and easy to read.

    Olaf's design is clever in a market point of view. The detachable parts make him the most playful character. Akin to Mr.Potato head in a way. Sven is based on a round design, making him a friendly character like he is already. The use of color kept to the minimum. 
    
    The parents seem a bit familiar with it's predecessors. Fortunately they particularly don't fall into the category of being adult versions of their kids. Elsa in particular who has a unique hair color compared to the rest of her family. The girls however wear the same hairstyle as their mom at one point, which they settle to something different later on.

    Duke of Weselton is similar to Dash's teacher from The Incredibles, albeit with gray hair. His guards may seem like Tangled's Stabbington brothers at first glance, but it's obvious they aren't identical twins. Their color scheme uses a minimum number of colors with red and black. 

   The background art does a good job keeping things lively despite Elsa freezing over an entire kingdom. The Scandinavian architecture uses a lot of angular lines and triangles, which helps it sets the film's visual design apart from the rest.The clever use of ice, which has a transparent quality, gives the animators more freedom to change their colors to invoke any particular moods. Instead of a dead grayscale color scheme, we get a variety of cool colors. Even in scenes with a limited color pallate are pulled off very vibrantly. Many scenes are polished with violets, ceruleans, ultramarines, teals, and lavenders. If you love blue or purple, this film won't leave you stone cold. The movie also seems to love to use the color fuchsia for more vibrant scenes. Despite being a fairly warm color, it doesn't feel divorced from the shades of blues while looking evocative. Using yellows and oranges would not replicate that feeling.

    Needless to say that the art direction is one of Frozen's strong points. Character designs may seem a bit familiar and could use more variation, it still has a lot of charm. 

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Setting
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    The visual design for the city of Arendelle is above par to say the least. A kingdom against the mountains and at the edge of a vast river (I think) already sounds attractive. However, it's explored so little that you don't feel too much sympathy for the city once Elsa freezes it over. 'Love is An Open Door' helped remedy that problem with a lighthouse, clock tower, and a waterfall cliff. The suffering of the people are kept to a minimum, or at least not emphasizes all that much. The focus of drama seems more focused on the sister dynamic rather than the suffering the Elsa caused. Other than Coronation Day, you don't get to see much of the daily life in the kingdom. If it's any cosolation Flynn and Rapunzel paid a visit in 'For The First Time In Forever'. 

    The castle of Arendelle itself is something unique. It shows the biggest influence of Scandinavian architecture, with angular lines, diamonds, and triangles. The dark moody colors, the many doors emphasize's Anna's dilemma, while the straight lines used emphasizes a less friendly atmosphere which ties to the story well. You also have a spiral staircase for sliding, garden of ducklings, a coronation hall, a ballroom with no balls, a prison cell, and a lovely fountain in the courtyard. Compared to rest of the setting, this place is one of the more explored and developed.

    The cabin store in the middle of the mountain speaks tourist trap, with a store clerk who seems to know his way around for a good profit. Best visited during summer as winter products are low in stock. It would be a nice little store to stop by.

    The forest where Anna and Kristoff meets Olaf was a real spectacle. The attention to detail for light refractions adds a lot of dimension to the stage that has been set. Though other than looking pretty, there's not much going for it. 

    Elsa's castle, is icing on the cake. It's impractical, but awesome. The small amount of rooms and long stairs emphasizes Elsa's isolation yet again. It comes with balcony, 100% ice, that has a great view of the sunrise and Arendelle. It's lavish amount of detail in the interiors could beg the audience to take their time to look for them.

    Overall, the setting fits well in the the story, but without the main story to playing on their stage it doesn't come off as more of than something pretty to see. The population of Arendelle doesn't exactly feel too inviting, given that isolation being a huge theme for the story. Other than a few interesting places, the rest of world doesn't quite beg to be explored.

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Verdict
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    Frozen is has a clear direction in where the story is suppose to go to. It focuses on the core of the film and raise it to high standards. What they did right was to focus on Anna and Elsa. The lesser details such as the male leads, setting, and a couple of songs however doesn't live up as well as it could. While it's unrealistic to ask everything else to be solid as the main focus, Anna and Elsa, a bit more depth for the rest of the film would help level things. While I can't call this a perfect film, it's 'frozen solid' with a clear focus with a shine of brilliance shown with consistency, with only minor details that threatens but fails to melt the ice sculpture of a film. Highly recommended.
Okay, I've got a lot of neat ideas, especially the ones that involve crossovers and inside jokes. (Crossovers, it's like my new trend)

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1. A play on the game mechanics. Such as how Elizabeth finds money and pick locks at an inappropriate time

2. A crossover between the Infinite and Tangled. Seeing how both Elizabeth and Rapunzel are locked in a tower. No, it's not gonna involve Booker with Elizabeth in 'I See The Light' *shudder*. I'm actually gonna have Comstock in it (Which I think you can guess what I'll do). There may be multiple works for it. 

3. A crossover between the original Bioshock and Infinite. Both would "literally" cross into each other's worlds. *SPOILER WARNING* Which is scientifically possible if considering the ending of Infinite.

4. Booker on a food binge. Considering how much he eats in-game (Heck, he ate a whole damn chocolate cake). I've also seen the 'Fat Booker' video on youtube.

5. A more ambitious project. Which will be animation.

Where Elizabeth sings "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" with Booker playing the guitar. Originally it's a Christian chorus song (which you'll hear right when you enter Columbia's church for the first time). With the religious aspect of the game, it goes hand and in hand. The lyric 'There's a better home awaiting in the sky" which I presume to be Columbia, albeit ironically.

A much called for dance scene with Elizabeth and Booker. *SPOILER WARNING* This I think will be a crossover with Don Bluth's Anastasia, which would be appropriate considering Don Bluth gritter and more realistic animation style. Plus both Infinite and Anastasia are set in historical times. 

However, since there's still a lot for me to learn, I'll be saving it for later.
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It's kind of strange to announce my work this time actually. I've always been scared someone will steal my ideas and do it better than I do. But then, why should I care what the other person does? But on the other hand, when I get ideas from other people, I doesn't feel like I'm this it all alone.

Anyway, I have quite a bit of work ahead of me. I hope I'll be able to get all of this done. Of course, these will not be a set in stone, as things might change over time. These will be more of a guideline for the work I'm doing.

Well, I'll see you again guys soon. Have a good day.
     For those who've been following my work, you've noticed how I keep my work in secrecy? Well this time I feel like I should announce it. Who knows? I might get a few good ideas from you guys. I think it would be nice to give you guys a chance to anticipate for something for once.

So here's the deal, So I WANT YOU to submit some ideas that we should make happen (No charge of course). Though I do understand a big percentage of you guys are bronies, so there's no pressure. You could still submit ideas whether you're a fan of the game or not. But do know that I'm not accepting suggestions relating to MLP, whether it's ponifying or using the MLP style.

BE WARNED, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS. For those who aren't familiar with the story of Bioshock Infinite, I would suggest you play it (Or youtube the story, which I'd rather not have you do). You won't be sorry you did.

Before you submit any ideas, there are some guidelines:

1. You would have to explain why I should make it happen. Why it would be a good idea? Why I should do it? Who will it benefit? etc.

2. Be prepared to defend your ideas when I challenge them. It may or may not better you chances of getting it done.

3. No purchase necessary. I have a strict policy of not accepting money for using copyrighted material.

4. Try to keep your ideas related to Bioshock Infinite. I won't really enforce this rule because I might get some good ideas that isn't related to the game. Though I'd rather not get a bunch of MLP ideas.

5. Most of all, mature content WILL BE ALLOWED as long it's not vulgar, senseless, defamatory, or anything along those lines. It's Bioshock Infinite, why shouldn't there be mature content? But try to keep it rated-R as I will NOT accept pornography in any form. Especially between *shudder* Booker and Elizabeth (If you played the game you'll know). Ken Levine would have our heads for that.

I also made some doodles of Bioshock Infinite to get things started.

I'll be looking forward to see what ideas you guys might have. See you then.

First of all, I'd like to thank you all for checking out my work this past year. I want you guys to know that you all made what Trinityinyang is today.

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Trinityinyang's, the story so far...
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He started off as an unknown user. Then rose to prominence with humanized MLP, which is what he still is best known for. How he did is is to be faithful to the show's style as possible. They may be rough around the edges, but they could almost pass as the real thing. He was able to humanize most, if not all, of the important characters in the show. He also drew a lot of humanized pics from the Canterlot Wedding. 

But not knowing what could happen when his works get popular, he bumped into some controversy. Sensitive topics such as race and skin color started popping up. But he's doing what he can to deal with them. Keeping calm and fluttering on I guess. But he didn't do it alone, he had fellow bronies to help set him straight. They had a good reason to condemn him when he's was being an idiot, but they didn't. They kept their cool to knock some sense into him. He's grateful to find that having fellow bronies can be a beautiful thing. Friendship is Magic I suppose.

At the moment, he accepts whether his works are offensive or not. He learned that acknowledging something is better than pretending it never happened at all *side note*. Whether he restates his position or not, new people will just just ask the same questions over and over again. There's just no pleasing everyone no matter what he did. And so for the most part, he'll just ignore them as there's bigger issues to worry about than picking fights with everyone who tries to tackle him. Bigger issues such as continuing his work for his fans, instead of spreading hate and maybe spread some fun and *ahem* love. 

There's still a lot of room left for him to do more for MLP, but sadly, he lost interest in the show. And so he's retired from MLP works (With the exception of that 'clock is ticking' pic cause he know a lot of his fans are bronies). 

*side note* I mean, check out the old Disney cartoons. They had quite a bit of racial stereotyping (Donald's Applecore, classic). Tom and Jerry even had Mammy Two Shoes (Who was that one black housekeeper). For whatever reason, they replaced it with a white woman. And don't get me started on Song of the South (Zip a Dee Doo Dah, Disneyland's Splash Mountain). Whether they were defamatory or not, it's something that happened at the time. Whether they censor things or not, they can't change the fact that it happened. Some of the cartoons did tackle my race by the way, so don't think I wouldn't have reason to be offended. But I put it aside for the sake of entertainment.

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Trinityinyang, Late 2013-Present
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These days he's branching out. He's exploring different ideas such as humanizing other Disney/Non-Disney characters, creating a universe based on fairy tales, and more. They may not be nearly as successful, but at least he's free to do something else. If there's gonna be any MLP humanizations, it's gonna more of a rare occasion thing. 

Right now he may be interested in doing something for Bioshock Infinite. He's gonna make an announcement about it very soon. So stay tuned and stay cool.

Have a Happy New Year.



P.S It's gonna be the year of the Horse.
I know the hype has pretty much waned over these past few months. Mostly because I was waiting for the game to have a price drop. So I got my hands on the game once it got to a reasonable price of $19.99. I got the PS3 version which includes the original Bioshock.

For those who don't know about it.

Bioshock Infinite (PC, 360, PS3) is a first person shooter game developed by Irrational Games. Ken Levine serve as the creative director, who also wrote the scenario for Bioshock. It's about a man named Booker Dewitt who made a deal to get rid of his debt. All he have to do is retrieve a girl named Elizabeth from a floating American city of Columbia. Of course, things doesn't go as smoothly as it should. The leader of the city learns about Booker's plans to retrieve the girl, who apparently plays a vital role to the leader's agenda, so the whole city is after him. 

Let me say this: First person shooters is genre I tried to avoiding. I felt that every other game was a violent, war simulation, dystopian, first person shooter game. It seems like there wasn't anything else new to play. I wanted something like Kingdom Hearts, Mario or Zelda, where the content is family friendly but appeals to everyone including hardcore gamers. But then, it was shallow thinking. I was so focused on the fact that I wasn't getting what I want, I could be missing golden opportunity of a video game that's out there right now. So I gave it a chance and looked into Bioshock Infinite. After extensive research (While avoiding spoilers), I was convinced. It's also the first rated 'M' game I've ever bought (Yeah, I'm a kiddie gamer)

(Without spoiling anything)

My mind was blown. It had everything I could ask for a narrative in a video game. Top notch character interaction, vibrant environments, brisk pacing, reasonable length, emotional and thought provoking. Booker and Elizabeth are some of the best duos I've seen in years. They are very well tied to the plot so both the characters and story goes hand and hand. It was also very creative in tying history into it's narrative and back story. It was also creative in weaving history into the plot to enrich it and ground it to make it more believable. It sure as hell made me come back for more. There was so much going on in the world, but they were all interesting enough to make me to further research everything I didn't get. 

Gameplay wise, I thought I was gonna suck since I'm so used to 3rd person games (Uncharted). But no, I adapted to it in a fairly short amount of time. I was able to experiment with different play styles fairly early into the game, which was the fun part. Whether to rely on melee attacks, firearms, vigors (the magic system of the game). I personally relied on vigors cause I'm a magic person. I also hardly get lost, well, that's the given since the game is linear. I also beat the infamous 1999 mode (Which wasn't hard at all once you know what you're doing). The next hard thing is getting the platinum trophy (Which you get by collecting all of the trophies). The length was also reasonable, about 8-10 hours. It makes it much more accessible for people who want to see a good story in a short time. As a opposed to the 25+ hour for an RPG.

There were a lot of shallow reasons I would've ignored this game: too mainstream, one of the many first person shooter in recent years, and yet another many violent games that become popular. But that's just me being single minded. I let it go and I let myself enjoy this gem of a game. I got to explore something new while had a great time with it. Highly recommended. 

The reason I wrote this is to tell you what I feel about Bioshock Infinite. It has inspired me to do a few things. One is expand my fairytale universe and create a fan project, which I'll cover in other journal entries. 

Until then, I'll check in with you guys later. 

Have a great day.
OH MY GOD I'm finally done with it! Pinch me I must be dreaming. After toiling through all nighters, I'm finally done with my animation project. It's such a relieve to be finally done I could almost cry. It's actually due tomorrow, but since I'm in such a good mood I'm showing it to you guys one day early.


Xp But now I'm like so ready to knock out.

I think I need to work out the kinks in submitting it, it's too big to see anything.

Have an AWWESOME day guys! 

I'm sorry I haven't been checking in with you guys. I know there are several people waiting to commission me also.

I've been focused on my animation project that's due this Thursday. I actually procrastinated for like a whole week so I've been behind. I had to work my butt off and pull off a few all nighters to catch up. On top of that, this blistering cold weather hasn't made it easier. Though after long hours of labor, I'm almost done with it. I just need to color it and add camera effects. Not only that, it's also finals week for school, which means there are a lot of tests coming up. Though I actually have only one test, I have final projects to do for my other classes. That's because most of my classes are art classes. 

It's not until the 16th that I'll be finished with my art projects, and then head off into winter break. By then I should have more time.

I'll be back on Thursday to show my animation project to you guys.

Lates!