Still images are the critical centre of the crow studio. Their production and collection, the variation of media and presentation, the combination and recombination of multiple images as single, still, images.
The importance of the animation is that it is the process that drives the production of the `still’ crow images. Animation also limits image content choice to the initial phase. After the initial phase the entire focus can be on the qualities of line, tone, colour and image.
The still images are a mixture of digital prints and photo montage produced from ink wash drawings, code mediated gestural line, and digitally manipulated photographs.
Still images are powerful because, unlike an animated image, it puts the viewer in control of the duration and intensity of attention given to each image. It allows the viewer and the artist to re-evaluate each image as they revisit the work and find within it things of which they may not have been consciously aware.
You make each image stand out individually and make it special by that quality of selection allowing you to rework and emphasise elements that work for you.