I have no idea why I never posted this until now, but I had suddenly remembered it when Double Rainboom was released this past Saturday.
This was an old, for fun animation test that I made last July using Rainbow Dash's puppet (and Pinkie Pie's front leg) from Double Rainboom, my friend and fellow SCAD student
's MLP fanfilm when I was planning on learning how to animate them so I could be a character animator, adding on to my other duty as a background inker. I wanted to do a dialogue test, so I animated it to one of my favorite scenes from Gravity Falls. Unfortunately, due to some health concerns that caused time constraints, I unfortunately had to step away from commitment to the film for some time, and when I wanted to return, my workload at SCAD had picked up.
I made it in about a couple hours, so it's nothing super special. I was merely testing the embedded smybols, particularly facial expressions and lip-syncing (which at the moment I consider to be my specialty), so there's pretty much no head and body movement, but I hope you'll at least get a kick out of it.
And speaking of Double Rainboom, you all should check it out now on YouTube! I am very proud of the effort that went into it. 54 weeks of work has truly paid off![link]
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and all related characters are © Hasbro
Gravity Falls © Disney
Rainbow Dash and Pinkie Pie Puppets by the Double Rainboow crew
Animation by John Markel