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Black silhouettes and moving ink

Recently I have been exploring the idea of black silhouette cut outs and how they can show some of the most important parts or themes of the film that I want to potray. These include Flora, her 'General' uniform, her horse, the statue her name is on in London and where she lived. I have made examples of these which I will inset below, but I am worried that they are too boring.

Here are some examples of what I was inspired by;

As you can see they are very easy to read and are very unstandable, however I am worried that mine are not as easy to read. I will have to work on this.

In the title, I refered to 'moving ink', I think with this project I would really like to explore new types of animation and try to learn as much as I possibly can. That being said, I really want to create the texture of ink moving across the page in the 1st part of my film to introduce Flora to the viewers. Here are some pictures from my sketchbook which show this idea;