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10 things to know about PopUp Painting!

Below are 10 things you need to know about PopUp Painting, Buzzfeed style. 1. We provide all the kit. You don’t need to bring anything. Canvasses, easels, table covers, paint, brushes, pallet books, music, cups, napkins. We've got it covered! 2. Our events are not classes! Our events are London's most creative thing to do. This is social [...]

Artist of the Week: Una

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Una. Una is an artist, academic and comic book creator based in Yorkshire. The artist creates graphic narratives that explore subjects that range from disability, psychosis, political activism and violence against women. Much of Una’s work has been self-published, however in 2015 Myriad published her first graphic novel [...]

Artist of the Week: Lucille Clerc

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Lucille Clerc. Lucille Clerc is a French illustrator based in East London. The artist works predominately in editorial design and illustration, though Clerc has been known to work with interior design and installation also. Cleric create much of her work using the screen printing process. Lucille Clerc’s work [...]

Four years of Unleashing Creativity!

Today marks four years since the launch of PopUp Painting at the Soho Hotel, London. In that time we have painted with over 12,000 guests across the UK, 20 practicing artists, 40 wonderful venues, and a wide array of fantastic promotional partners. We’ve run team-building events for some absolutely stellar companies, and raised funds for […]

PAINTING FUN IN APRIL!

The sun is peaking and our April calendar is hotting up! Get out and enjoy a refreshing drink with PopUp Painting. PopUp Painting is the perfect way to drink creatively on a night out in London AND Birmingham! Join us to unleash your creative side over painting and wine this April! We have a sizzling […]

Coffee Art Project!

The Allegra Foundation runs an Art Competition to raise funds for Project Waterfall, which aims at bringing clean, drinking water to communities around the world. The Coffee Art Project is the exciting art competition linked to the theme of coffee and is one of the core fundraising initiatives of UK Coffee Week™ 2017. The competition showcases […]

Artist of the Week: Jean Jullien

Pop Up Painting’s ‘artist  of the week’ is Jean Jullien. Jean Jullien is a French graphic designer who lives and works in London. Though predominately focused on graphic design, the artist’s eclectic practice ranges from illustration to photography, video, costume, installation, book art and clothing design. The artist studied in both Central Saint Martins and [...]

Artist of the Week: C.M. Coolidge

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is C.M. Coolidge. Cassius Marcellus Coolidge(1844 –1934) was an American artist known for creating the iconic series of paintings ‘Dogs Playing Poker’ .The artist was known as "Cash" or Kash to his family and he often signed his work as Kash Koolidge. Before becoming an artist Coolidge had many [...]

Artist of the Week: Shepard Fairey

PopUpPainting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Shepard Fairey. Shepard Fairey (b.1970) is an American graphic designer, illustrator and street artist. The artist studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. In 1989 Fairey became known for his ‘Andre the Giant has a Posse (OBEY)’ sticker campaign. The campaign involved Fairey placing hundreds of stickers on [...]

ARCANA! New group show in London

PopUp Painting events are led by qualified and practising artist and one PopUp Painter, Annie has produced 4 new artworks for Arcana: An exhibition of Tarot, taking place in London this April. Alice Procter, creator of Arcana has curated the show with 15 artist, all exhibiting work is inspired by the traditional Tarot deck. On […]