I started this project to help me learn several aspects of Blender that were giving me trouble. The original idea was to create an array and then to animate the individual parts of this array. As I moved through the process the project grew from a short 10 - 15 second vid into the present form.
Started on 2/18/2011 and completed on 5/6/2011 and then uploaded to YouTube 5/7/2011.
The goal here was to learn as many features as I could. My final result includes work with; modeling, uv mapping, object animation, material animation, lighting, render output, sequencing, audio, and texture work.
The YouTube link: