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Victor Cañizares Coleman
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Hello, this is Victor Cañizares Coleman, but online I am known as James Corck.

I'm a graphic designer, illustrator, artist, and every day I do my best to improve my artistic skills, trying out new things, drawing for others and myself. You may wonder "Why an artist? Why don't you find a job that pays better and is safer?". Well, I read once that sane people become lawyers, doctors, or something other that pays well and has a secured position. If you are insane you make movies, write books, and do pictures. I guess I am insane then. Besides, I tried that whole "better job that pays well" thing for three years, and those were the most miserable years of my life. I only feel good doing this, I genuinely do. Doing otherwise would be to betray what makes me being me.

I come from a family of artists. My great grandfather was an artist. My grandfather was an artist. My mother was an artist. And I want to continue that lineage.

I'm the creator of Ask Movie Slate, an ask blog on Tumblr where I review movies with my character, a cute unicorn called Movie Slate. I also illustrate the comic series "Old Appleoosa: Tales from Eq-Westria" written by Fernindt, "I Will Never Leave You" and "Sanguine Kindness" written by Rated-R-Ponystar, and the comic strip series "Fur With Cream" (currently on hiatus).

I've worked for "BronyScot" doing graphic design for their convention, and came up with those "Best Pony Logo" edits a few years ago. I am also working with Silver Quill on his review show "After the Fact" as a title card illustrator.

I hope you all like what you see in my gallery, and I encourage you all to let me know what you think of my artwork in the comments.

Thank you so much for dropping by and I hope you all have a wonderful time.

My Art Tumblr - awthredestim.tumblr.com/

Ask Movie Slate - askmovieslate.tumblr.com/

My Picarto channel - picarto.tv/JamesCorckStreams

My Twitter - twitter.com/James_Corck

My Commission Queue - docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d…
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Ask Movie Slate - Reefer Madness by jamescorck
Ask Movie Slate - Reefer Madness
Ask Movie Slate - Episode 187

I love Tree Hugger. I adore her, from her messy rasta mane to her screechy neighing singing, and I wish I could draw her more frequently. I can easily understand why someone would be annoyed by her antics, and the whole hippie look is something I know quite a lot don't really enjoy, but I very much adore her character. I've been wanting to draw her in a Movie Slate update for the longest, and I think this one fits her rather well. Plus it gave me the chance to exercise my stoner talk writing muscles, which is something I never thought I had. Also, drawing Movie Slate with a gas mask and a rather stern look was quite fun. She doesn't judge, she just doesn't want to partake in Tree Hugger's vices.

"Reefer Madness" might be one of the very first examples of film used for the purpose of propaganda. Propaganda by its nature is all about making the other side of the argument look unreasonable, weak, and evil, but once put in perspective with a bit of information one discovers how one-sided these type of movies are. Reefer Madness, not only is no exception, but it's also the funniest, most unintentionally hilarious movie about the dangers of marijuana ever put together. It's loosely based on a real murder case where a kid killed his entire family with an axe, allegedly under the effects of the weed. Later on it was discovered he suffered from schizophrenia and that the drug had little to nothing to do with it, but the damage was already done, and so this movie came to be as a way to warn parents about how marijuana can turn their children into psychopaths. It became a cult classic comedy among college campuses, and even to this day nobody knows who the rights of the movie belong to, or who were the ones behind it. That's why it's perfectly fine for you to play it anywhere and everywhere you want. Thank you, public domain.

I based this drawing in a version of Reefer Madness that was colorized, where the smoke that the characters puff out was bright and colorful, almost neon. You can even watch this version of the movie on YouTube. I wanted to give Tree Hugger's half really strong, powerful, blazed colors, like she's floating in the middle of a rainbow mist, all while keeping Movie Slate in the austere black and white tone of someone who doesn't want to inhale the smokes of oregano. Needless to say, it was a lot of fun using so mane different palettes, and quite the challenge as well. Blending them took a while, but I think the end result is quite alright.

I hope you guys enjoy the picture!

Please, let me know what you think of it in the comments. I appreciate each and every single one I receive.

Thank you!

You can check the update on Movie Slate's blog right here.

Art by James Corck
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I Will Never Leave You - Page 14 by jamescorck
I Will Never Leave You - Page 14
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Well, it's taken a while to get this page done, but it's finally here! This is what happens when life (and the other five projects I've gotten myself into) get in the way. Still, this will be the last delay this series will have. From next month onward, the pages will be produced monthly.

So finally, and after all these many pages, we've finally arrived to the meat and potatoes of the Hearths Warming Eve mythology. This picture here is almost a 1:1 recreation of that shot from the cartoon, where you can see the leaders of the three tribes coinciding at the same time and in the same place in their respective discoveries of Equestria. To the show's credit, the original shot did show the characters and the scenery fairly well, but it always left me lukewarm when it came to the scope of the story. Making the characters smaller and the scenery even bigger increases the scope, as well as the stakes for what's yet to come. I have to say, for all the work I put on page 12, I kind of feel I made it more green than it should've been. So I splashed some more color on it, and gave each of the tribes different shading palettes (blue for the unicorns, brown and gold for the earth ponies, and emerald and blue for the pegasi). I think it makes the picture a bit more lively. What do you guys think?

Please, feel free to share your ideas, thoughts and theories in the comments.

We do promise to get a page out each month at the very least, but there is a way you can help us with getting these out faster, and that is to support :iconrated-r-ponystar: on Patreon. He's paying for all the pages and currently is struggling to not just support this project but other art comic projects of his as well.

HERE'S THE PAGE!

Every and all support is welcome.
If you donate more money to him, he can pay me for the future comic pages faster, as well as any other projects we plan on working together for such as his big project “Fallen Dusk” which you can read about on his patreon milestone goal list.

We are glad to be working on this again and we hope you guys donate so this comic can continue forward without delay.

Please, let me know what you think, of both this page and the series, in the comments.

Art by James Corck.
Story by Rated R. Ponystar
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Ask Movie Slate - The Oscars by jamescorck
Ask Movie Slate - The Oscars
Ask Movie Slate - Episode 166

Okay, I know I might rustle some jimmies with this one, but I was quite impressed to see the amount of people asking Movie Slate to talk about the Oscars. So I took a break from the usual movie reviewing to talk about them. I wanted to give the drawing kind of a glazed in gold feel, and in some occasions the drawing ended up looking like someone smeared a piss filter all over it. Not that it would've been a bad thing, after all this is Movie being all pissed off about these awards, why not giving it a pissed on color scheme? But I decided that would've been too much, so I toned it down and desaturated it a bit. I think it looks alright now. I kind of like how angry Movie Slate looks in this picture without her being downright furious. She looks more frustrated than she looks mad, kind of like me.

"The Oscars". Now, you might think I am of the same opinion as Movie Slate, and that I too hate the Oscars. That's a bit of a harsh word, I do not hate the Oscars, nor do I love them. I do, however, see them as a very useful tool. It's easier to measure a movie's worth in the amount of shiny statues it has won. Now, number of awards doesn't often mean quality, but it's enough to tickle your curiosity and make you want to check it out. If there is a movie that's won an Oscar and defeated other big blockbuster movies, there's a chance you'd give it a watch and find out why, right? I often talk about the movie I'm reviewing in this section but, since I'm throwing in a bunch of movies under the bus with this drawing, I thought it fitting to quickly talk about them one by one. None of these movies are badly done in a technical aspect, nor do I consider them bad movies. They are competently made, and have good production value, but they've all been so amazingly overblown by the critics and the awards circuit that I can't find enjoyment in them anymore.

"James Cameron's AVATAR" - I'm shocked that the highest grossing movie of all time (without adjusting to inflation) has left next to no impact other than "Hey, do you remember that James Cameron movie that was seven movies at the same time?". Or as a foot note at the end of movie news articles when Cameron threatens the whole world with four sequels. Still, three Oscars, two Golden Globes, two BAFTAs, a shitload of money in box office, and even though it's really entertaining I still fail to see what all the fuss was about.

"District 9" - This is one movie with which I drank the Kool-Aid. I had t-shirts, I watched it almost daily after I got the DVD, and I was outraged when I saw it didn't win anything big. I watched it recently, only to find out it has aged really poorly, and after Neill Blomkamp kept doing pretentious fest after pretentious fest, looking back to his first movie I suddenly understand why this guy got such a big head about his magnum opus. At least we got Sharlto Copley out of it.

"The Hurt Locker" - Kind of a shame that the one movie Kathryn Bigelow got her Oscar for was the weakest of her career. Not only is this movie completely devoid of tension, but the critics and the awards ruined it for me. They spend the entire movie making it as if Jeremy Renner is going to die, but since they nominated him everywhere for Best Actor in a Leading role, I knew he wasn't going to! Plus the characters are impossible to relate to, and the stench of pretentiousness turned me off something fierce.

"Saving Private Ryan" - This one's another case of bad aging turned wine into vinegar. I'm sure back in 1998 nobody had seen war portrayed like this, but after seeing other movies making a better job at it, looking back at this movie feels like it tries to be an anti-war film without actually reaching that goal, since it's too busy blowing soldiers into pieces and giving cameos to character actors. I also find it hilarious how any time a war movie comes out it always has the "Best War Movie since Saving Private Ryan" blurb written on the poster. "Thin Red Line" did a much better job, but Hollywood doesn't like subtlety, they like to be bashed on the head with a two-ton sledgehammer.

"Titanic" - Now this one is really sad, but for all the wrong reasons. All that work into portraying the society of the time, the costumes, and even building the goddamn ship from the ground up, all that effort, and for what? So we can follow the story of two self-insert OCs in one of the biggest tragedies in human history. That's like if a 9/11 movie was about two lovers in different towers of the World Trade Center. And people threw almost two billion dollars, and eleven Oscars to what amounts to a fanfic. Good grief.

But, and as always, this is all my opinion. The concept of an overrated movie is entirely subjective. If you enjoy any of these movies, go for it! Enjoy them! I won't take that away from you. The same way you can totally despise other movies that I myself would find quite enjoyable. After all, they are all just fucking movies, there's no point in getting mad at each other over a movie.

I hope you guys enjoy the picture!

Please, let me know what you think of it in the comments. I appreciate each and every single one I receive.

Thank you!

You can check the update on Movie Slate's blog right here.

Art by James Corck
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Fanart - MLP. For the Bits by jamescorck
Fanart - MLP. For the Bits
Commission for :iconssjcharon:

There seems to be a lot of time in between drawings of my interpretation of Fallout: Equestria, but what matters is that they are still coming and there's a bunch more being worked on as I write these lines, so the "A.U.F.o.E." (for the committee of convenient initials) is still rolling and will be rolling for quite some time. Here we have Gilda, as a Talon Merc from Fallout 3, and Greta, as part of The Gunners from Fallout 4. Drawing their outfits was both enjoyable and a complete pain in the ass. Gilda's was easier, since I'm quite familiar with the Talon Mercs, but since I've never encountered The Gunners I was kind of shooting in the dark with Greta's. I hope you guys like it, and that you find it suitable for her.

I like the idea of long friends turned against each other and forced to fight among themselves, as much as the idea of enemies putting their differences aside and fighting for a common goal. I should do more pictures like this, they are thoroughly enjoyable.

I didn't notice until now how many of my Fallout pieces take place indoors, without much of natural light in them, and almost no sky shots at all. Granted, once you start playing Fallout 3 you kind of spend three quarters of the game crawling through abandoned train stations filled with ghouls, but that's no excuse to make every drawing take place in a bunker, or a silo, or a computer room, or a restaurant. So it feels good to draw some building and get some more practice drawing menacing clouds. All that nuclear radiation sure did no favors to the world in the days after the vaults were re-opened. Drawing the buildings wasn't much of a challenge as much as it was giving the background depth of field, and making it a bit more colorful. I am of the George Miller school of thinking, just because the apocalypse happened doesn't meant it has to be bleak and colorless.

As per usual with this series, here's the original picture that inspired this one, in this case a stand alone drawing of Gilda Comission - Talon Merc Gilda by jamescorck. I don't know what I was thinking when designing those boots she's wearing. Maybe I wasn't thinking, and that's why they came off as so stupid and pointless. I think I've gotten better at drawing weapons too, don't you think?

I hope you guys like it! Please let me know what you think in the comments!

Art by James Corck.
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Brony Scot 2016 - BATTLE PONE NESSIE by jamescorck
Brony Scot 2016 - BATTLE PONE NESSIE
Battle Pony Nessie, done for the folks at Brony Scot as part of the convention poster.

Nessie was a lot of fun to work, maybe more than Angus was. She's having this thing of wearing nothing on her upper body, just a scarf around her neck, and a kilt. Actually the kilt was an after thought. She doesn't often wear one, which strikes me as sort of weird. She's a Scottish pony, she has to wear a kilt! Nessie without a kilt is like Applejack without a hat. Also her curly bunchy hair is a joy to work on, it's just like Merida from Brave.

She's wielding La Justicière, a weapon you can find in the game Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate. It reminded me a bit of Excalibur, and a few of my friends told me she'd look cool wielding it. So I thought "Why not", and drew her with it.

I hope you guys like it!

Check Brony Scot's links over here: Main Website - Rock Nessie Concert - Ask Blog

Art by James Corck
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ringtailmaster Featured By Owner 6 days ago
magnifico estilo n_n
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jamescorck Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Muchísimas gracias :D
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jamescorck Featured By Owner May 14, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
I just answered that exact same question on Tumblr.

awthredestim.tumblr.com/post/1…

I'm not sure if you're the same user, that would be quite the coincidence.
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Yo, Movie Slate. I heard it's Shark Week. Sharks are pretty rad, here have this movie about Sand Sharks I found lying around.
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