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Artist of the Week: Poppy Chancellor

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Poppy Chancellor. Poppy Chancellor is a London based illustrator and papercut artist. Chancellor creates delicate, bespoke and individually hand-cut paper designs for events, individual clients and brands. The artist completed her illustration degree at Kingston University before studying on The Drawing Year at The Prince’s Drawing School (now […]

Poppy events this November

November is upon us, and so our events calendar is taking another seasonal twist. Out are the ‘Bigger Splash’es and French Riviera scenes. In come the snowy London scenes (Gordon Bruce), Screams for Halloween (yesterday!) and the Christmas ‘Banksys’. Another staple of our calendar in November are Poppy themed events. We run these events in […]

Happy Halloween!!!

Halloween is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day. It begins the three-day observance of Allhallowtide, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs, and all the faithful departed. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating (or the related guising), attending Halloween costume parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, […]

Artist of the Week: Hayden Kays

Pop Up Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Hayden Kays. Hayden Kays (b.1985) is a London based artist who has been coined as one of  “a new generation of Pop artists”.Kays works across a variety of media ranging from illustration to sculpture. The artist is particularly well known for his ironic illustrations. Kays borrows much […]

Three for Two in Birmingham and Manchester!

Exciting news! We're offering a THREE FOR TWO special offer on our events in Birmingham and Manchester on the week of 23 October. Join us for a pre-Halloween SCREAM night in Birmingham on Tuesday 24 October; and for a Banksy night in Manchester on Thursday 26! There's limited availability for these Three For Two tickets [...]

Make sure you get the genuine PopUp Painting experience

It has come to our attention that another organisation in London has been using and selling painting experiences with our name. While imitation is the best form of flattery, this contravenes our trademark, but more importantly is confusing to guests and potentially damaging to our brand. Please let us know if this is something you […]

Artist of the Week: Michelle Shore

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Michelle Shore. Michelle Shore is an artist based in The Peak District, who works as part of the Manchester PopUp Painting team. The artist specialises in ink drawings, however she also uses charcoal, pastel and paint to create her work. Michelle is […]

Press Release: Loving Vincent Press Event, 11 October

Press Release: PopUp Painting 'Loving Vincent' Press Event PopUp Painting is delighted to be supporting the release 'Loving Vincent', the world's first oil painted feature film. At the Hospital Club, Covent Garden, last night, PopUp Painting ran a press event in collaboration with Altitude Films - the distributor - in promotion of the film, in [...]

Artist of the Week: Venus

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Venus. Venus is an American visual and performance artist, who also acts, models, dances, writes poetry, and performs as a musician. Venus is the granddaughter of film actor Rusty Lee (Young Guns, Raising Arizona, Wild, Wild West, Gunsmoke to name a few!). The artist currently works and lives […]

Loving Vincent press event with PopUp Painting

Vincent van Gogh is the world’s most famous painter. His Starry Night, Café Terrace at Night, Sunflowers, Wheatfield with Crows and indeed his own face in his many self-portraits are among the most recognised images in our world. Vincent is not only famous for his paintings, but also for his tortured life, notably for cutting [...]