Studio Mallorca

Studio Mallorca

Building a studio on Mallorca, give me a break: with such a cat, it’s a piece of cake! Een atelier bouwen op Mallorca was een makkie: je begint gewoon en het is kat in het...
The fens of the Stratumse Heide

The fens of the Stratumse Heide

In his early boyhood you could find Joop almost daily in nature reserve the Stratumse Heide nearby his birthplace in Eindhoven. Inspired by the serene beauty of it, it were these typical landscapes of the county of Brabant he started to paint as a sixteen year old....
Inner landscapes / innerlijke landschappen

Inner landscapes / innerlijke landschappen

Inner Landscapes, Joop  called this kind of work. Which inner life came through the brush on the canvas? Or are they cosmic energies that took shape through Joop? We will never know … Innerlijke landschappen, noemde Joop dit soort schilderijen. Welke...
Irish wild Fuchsias

Irish wild Fuchsias

Joop has painted many Fuchsias. The  Fuchsia occurs in South West Ireland in the wild as bushes along roads and trails. It is impressive how hedges of red-purple flowers color that part of Ireland from July to October. The Fuchsia is a symbol of life energy: glow of...