Joel Kimmel Has an Intricately Vintage Aesthetic in His Works

By: Meghan Young - Published: Jun 28, 2011 • References: joelkimmel &
Considering their growing popularity, it's no surprise graphic novels are now also influencing big-budget movies and TV shows such as 300 and The Walking Dead, and that is particularly why artists such as Joel Kimmel is so intriguing. With a graphic novelesque aesthetic, he illustrates images that appear to have a story. Detailed and whimsical, Joel Kimmel's work also deals with a fantastical world, which is often the case with graphic novels.

Based in Sudbury, Ontario, Joel Kimmel is a talented Canadian illustrator who specializes in portraits, icons, narrative and conceptual artworks. With a special affinity for rural landscapes, farming and the Great Depression, Joel Kimmel creates work that often has a vintage feel to it.

With his eclectic body of work, it is no surprise that Joel Kimmel also teaches illustration part time at Cambrian College. Stats for Whimsical Graphic Illustrations Trending: Older & Warm
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