Christine de Stoop is an Australian artist, producing stunning land and seascapes as well as portraits and religious scenes.
Christine de Stoop is self-taught, producing work since 1975, with a constant drive to explore her natural talents and develop the skills she has learnt throughout her extensive career as an artist.
She says she is besotted by the magnificence of Australia’s coast and the raw beauty of the land, which is where she draws inspiration for her artworks.
Christine de Stoop paints using many mediums – oils, acrylic, pastels and charcoal – producing beautiful scenes that highlight Australia’s natural beauty, as well as bringing out the character of individuals in her portraits.
Recently, she was commissioned to paint an impressive 54 religious works to be digitally processed and used for church windows, as well as a 10m-high mural.
Another career achievement for Christine de Stoop was having her concept drawing of a memorial being selected as the winning entry of a competition run by the Noosa Tewantin RSL Sub Branch.
As a mother of a large family, Christine says it can be difficult to find the time to work at her craft, but thankfully has great support from her husband. Together they established a gallery, exhibiting her works and that of fellow artists.
Christine welcomes commissions and says she has done a great variety of subjects of special and unique importance for people, including the task of bringing to life photographs of departed loved ones. Visit her website to learn more.