Mr. Gigantic had made this cool and simple head rig in After Effects. I rebuilt it, to show our team, grease pencil abilities. nor Illustrator, nor AfterEffects and nor Joysticks 'n Sliders; just Blender with very simple tools.
You can download final project for free, from Blender cloud: https://cloud.blender.org/p/gallery/5d9c6d250f9018baaca071b9