Related to graphic design? Hardly! However, taking interest and learning from disciplines outside of design does help inform my design choices and solutions to design problems. Drawing 600 frames by hand and making them move involve a different and meditative way of thinking. Below is a pencil test of a cereal commercial, inspired by wacky characters from my childhood. I always thought the commercials were sometimes more interesting than the cartoons I watched.
Watch the Krazy 8s pencil test: