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No Mouths?! is an animation and the first (and currently, the only) Q&A (excluding Rebecca Explains) created by Rebecca Parham.

Synopsis

Rebecca Parham answers some of the most commonly asked questions she gets in the comments section of her videos or even in her social media.

Her fans have asked many questions about her and her animations in the video and Rebecca has answered 9 of these questions.

Questions & Answers

Questions Answers
Why doesn't Rebecca include a mouth in her characters? This is because it is an animation style. She had a theater teacher that once said he loved Gromit from Aardman Studios' Wallace and Gromit because viewers could understand everything he is thinking and feeling just from his actions. Something about that observation just stuck with her, and she carried it into my work. There are many different ways viewers can convey a character's thoughts and emotions: through the eyes, through body language, and strong storytelling poses, and depending on the stylization of their animation, they can really push the boundaries of your characters emoting. She always liked animating eyes, and not having to animate lipsync, as it gives her more time to come up with livelier poses for my animation.
What's the answer to the riddle of Can You Solve My Secret Code? The answer is "dolls." In the poem, she said Mabel's name was a key and that the viewer needed to remember this phrase. Those are the two most important aspects of solving this riddle. The alphabetic numbers of the letters in Mabel are 13, 1, 2, 5 and 12. And if they go to the 13th, 1st, 2nd, 5th and 12th letters in this special phrase, they spell out the word "dolls."
What software does Rebecca use? For animation, she uses Flash Animation. However, there is other software that she uses to make her animated videos as well. She draws all her keyframes in Photoshop because she draws better in Photoshop than in Flash, she has been recording all of my audio on Audacity, and she edit everything together in Premiere Pro. Also, she can press all those giant video files in Adobe Media Encoder and Handbrake.
Why doesn't she have more subscribers? There isn't really an answer to this question, as she asks this question everyday.
Rebecca pronounced wrong in Flan. That was part of the joke. She actually went to several dictionary websites, and when I press the sound button, they all pronounced it /flan/. Which confused the heck out of her because she heard people saying flAHn many times before. However, she went with flan because comedic mispronunciation is funny to her.
Why am I only now just finding Rebecca? With JaidenAnimations's collaboration on How to Creep Out Your Favorite YouTubers at Conventions, the YouTube algorithm is starting to associate her videos with creators who produce similar content. Popular YouTube animators are Jaiden, TheOdd1sOut, TimTom and more, with them having around or at least 1000000 subscribers each. She has been creating content for years with a very slow climb in subscribers back then. However, because of the bigger YouTubers who believed in her, more viewers are able to see her animations.
Was Kid President really that awful? In her 2015 VidCon Recap, she recreated a moment that happened at the exhibitor party when she was playing video games with a friend of mine. Kid President came up behind her and started smack talking her bad gaming skills. Now one of the principles of animation is exaggeration, and that means pushing poses and facial expressions and emotions past realism to create more entertainment value, visual appeal, and contrast. However, in her attempts to be an effective animator and exaggerate the emotions for entertainment sake, she thinks she portrayed Kid President awfully. Truthfully, in that situation him smack-talking me and joshing me for my bad gaming skills, was really more lighthearted.
What's up with her friend Ami from the 2016 VidCon Recap? She has been asking that question too, and she thinks it's just a really good moisturizer. TomSka agrees.
Jaiden only said, "Ah!" in her How to Creep Out Your Favorite YouTubers video! She already knows that, and JaidenAnimations sent her audio of her constantly saying "Ah!" for 20 seconds. It was hard for Rebecca to choose her best take, because Rebecca said that she knows how to be startled.

Characters

Reception

The reception for this video is positive in general. What some people liked most of all is the part where Rebecca hugged Jaiden Animations.

Trivia

  • The reason why she puts no mouths as a question in her title and the thumbnail is because it is the most commonly asked question.
  • It is currently unknown if Rebecca will make another questions and answers video in the near future. However, it is likely to be made if some of her fans ask more common questions about her and her animations, and she could even make a series about it.
  • Rebecca Parham mentioned the fact that her sister, Rachel Parham, is afraid of dolls, which means she has petiophobia.


Animatics
I'm a StarInventureOde to MotherOde to DadQuest for StorageRachel's Birthday AnimaticRaiders of the Lego ManSling ShotTis the SeasonTrick or Retreat

Animated stories
Almost Run Over by a CarBlood On My WindshieldCrazy Wrong Number CallerCrotchety Storage LadyDisney Street Performers Pick on MeLost My Pants in WonderlandMy Crazy Theater TeacherMy Real Ghost EncountersMy Teacher Murdered SomeoneStole Mom's Credit Card to Buy N64The Curious Disney Security GuardThe Girlfriend Fairy

Animations
70 Random Things Found in my RoomBeeFweeCan You Solve My Secret Code?ChildrenDumb Things I DoEd Edd n Eddy Crack ParodiesEd Edd n Eddy Grim Grinning GhostsEd Edd n Eddy Sing the FCC SongEd Edd n Eddy Showtune ParodiesFlight of the ValentineHow to Creep Out Your Favorite YouTubers at ConsI Am a YouTuber??If YouTube Animators Actually Uploaded WeeklyMy Embarrassing & Weird Old ArtNo Mouths?!Over the MoonPhone NotificationsPissing People OffPush/Pull ExaggeratedPush/Pull NaturalStuck in a BankThe Sochi Hotel GamesThings Animation Girls SayThings I Would Do if I Had the Time or MoneyToo MuchUpdate CentralWelcome to Let Me Explain Studios!Working LateYouTube Rewind, PAX South and moreYou Think I'm Stupid?!

Animations for other channels
Angles SongStuck in an Emo Band (animation)Time Song

Animation reels
2012 Demo Reel2013 Story ReelFlash Animation Demo Reel

Animation tests
2D DanceArtie AnimationsEmotions Lipsync TestSilhouetteSwinging Lip SyncTobuscus Animated Lip SyncWaitingWalk Cycle

Music videos
Animated Outtakes (Dumb Things I Do)BarcarolleBei Mir Bist Du SchoenCarol of the BellsChewy FingersI Sang a Song for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Rebecca Explains
Rebecca Explains 1Rebecca Explains 2Rebecca Explains 3

Subscriber milestone specials
1000000 Subscribers ExtravaganzaDraw My Life

VidCon recaps
2015 VidCon Recap2016 VidCon Recap2017 VidCon Recap2018 VidCon Recap

Vlogs
Basset Hound Puppy Steals ShoeDon't Listen to the DemonFather's Day Video & Inside OutGirlfriend Fairy Halloween CostumeHow I Found Self-Esteem Through AnimationLoopy & Sleep Deprived Office TourMy Most Embarrassing Halloween CostumesThere's 20000 of us!What the Hell Anime Is This?YouTubers I Want to Sing With

Miscellaneous
Pokémon Parody and We've MovedRed Tide and YouRuining Your Favorite YouTubersStuck in an Emo Band (behind the scenes)Tea with Mat Hatter and Alice