I am ecstatic to announce the release of my first coin that I’ve designed and illustrated for the Royal Canadian Mint. This coin, released in 2oz of gold and silver, commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the completion of The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway that spanned Canada from East to West. I depicted a 1914-era train […]Read more "Joel Kimmel – Royal Canadian Mint"
I hope everyone had a great summer! It’s been a busy one and I have some time now to show some new work. This is a piece for the Los Angeles Times about Apple’s new campus in Cupertino. It’s rumored to be the size of the Pentagon and the concept drawings show it as […]Read more "Joel Kimmel – Apple’s New Cupertino Campus"
A new one for the Los Angeles Times‘ special Investment Quarterly section. I was asked to illustrate 6 different signs and decided to go with this approach where a young couple has to pull over to navigate the financial road ahead.Read more "Joel Kimmel – Los Angeles Times"
Here are a couple full-page portraits for Lodging Magazine (above) and Grantland Quarterly (below). The portrait above is of the president of a cloud computing software company, and below is Vince McMahon who calls the shots for the WWE and routinely writes and rewrites story lines for wrestling matches. You can also check out more […]Read more "Joel Kimmel – Lodging Magazine & Grantland Quarterly"
Here is a small map of Guyana I illustrated for Field & Stream. The author of the story took a fishing trip down there and the drawings shown on the map indicate the type of fish they caught, some of the sights they saw and how they traveled. I always enjoy doing maps because I […]Read more "Joel Kimmel – Field & Stream, AFAR Magazine"
Happy New Year! I’m happy to finally be able to share this map I illustrated late in 2012 for Playboy. They’ve always been a dream client of mine because of the great illustrators they use and I was excited/surprised when they got in touch. Of course as soon as my friends heard I was drawing […]Read more "Joel Kimmel – Playboy"
What a fun piece this was. I grew up reading comic books, and many of the comics I collected had characters created by Stan Lee (and Jack Kirby sometimes, too). So when I was contacted by Grantland Quarterly to illustrate a story about Stan Lee, titled ‘The Inquisition of Mr. Marvel’, I was excited to […]Read more "Joel Kimmel – Grantland Quarterly"