To summarize, a representation technique is needed that is expressive in terms of detailed design, sketchy in its expression, and versatile in its ability to create fictions. I have experimented with a representation technique that seems to fulfill these three criteria quite well. Animated use sketches are animated movies expressing important scenarios in the intended use of the future artifact. The movies are produced using simplified and rapid cutout animation techniques with the intention of conveying a sketchy and unpolished impression. What follows is a case study where animated use sketches were used. The technique was assessed informally by…
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