Joel Kentjanaputra is a Toronto based artist who was raised in Bali, Indonesia. Currently taking art and design foundation at George Brown College as a fresh start of his art career. Expressing his creativity through both traditional and digital art. He hopes to make positive impacts through his artwork.
Hands on drawing is his favorite methods among any others. As it grant him the opportunity of having full control over the flow and intensity of his artwork. The only methods where he could feel most confidence and comfort.
Below Is a design process for one of his piece called "intoxicated" 16x20, media: drawing pen on hot press board.
Intoxicated is a self-portrait painting that's expressing the negativity of the world which affects human including Joel himself. Face surrounded by smoke which represents how unavoidable these matters to our life. While objects below it are the source of the affection. Terror, pollution, racism, sexism, gossip, bad decision, those are some of the things in life that we couldn't escape from.
Joel's chromatic artwork is likely to involve color contrast and gradation of color. As he always tries to get the attention of the viewer towards his artwork by enhancing the intensity of colors and gradation of color that creates eye flow when viewer take a closer look.
"Champagne" 12x15 on canvas, media: Acrylic paint.
Joel recently has been sharing his artwork through social media such as instagram, facebook, and behance.
Hoping that someone could relate to his artwork and create impact onto peoples life. To give art a whole new meaning.
His work can be seen through varieties of media. Artwork is occasionally posted. Links are listed below, make sure to check or even follow if you like what you see.