My brother (Mr. Clouston) found a really cool animator/illustrator Brigette. B, whose work I love.
She has done work on animations for companies such as Pixar and Cartoon Network but mainly works on children's book illustrations now. I checked out her blog today and saw some cut out flats, similar to the project i am currently doing, which i just have to share! Here is some of her work as well as skecthes. Check out her online portfolio here: http://brigetteb.com/