You can never work on the basics too much! One thing I alway keep in mind is -the the only difference between an armbar executed by a white belt and one by a black belt is the thousands of repetitions of practice. An armbar is an armbar regardless of it's fanciness.
Take a look at this innovative side control escape brought to us by West Coast BJJ De la Riva Team Canada. This escape is both technical and very simple in its use of leverage - so much, so it appears to be very seonage-esque.