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Some of our favourite photos from last week’s events…

We know we’re not the best photographers, but some of the creative things our guests come up with really are awesome. Last week we were at Shortlands Tavern (Bromley) painting Roy Lichtenstein‘s ‘Still Life with Plums’, Brasserie Blanc (Southbank) painting Cezanne’s Bay of Marseilles, and The Trafalgar Hotel (Trafalgar Square) painting Peter Max’s Lady Liberty. […]

Artist of the Week: Banksy!

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Banksy! Banksy is a 'Bristolian' artist, political activist, film director, and painter. The graffiti artist is famed for his satirical street artworks which he creates using stencils. His works combine dark humour with political and social commentary, and are known to pop up anywhere around the world. Banksy's graffiti [...]

Happy 4th July!

Tonight we were celebrating Independence Day at The Trafalgar Hotel with inspiration from Peter Max’s Lady Liberty! Photos will be uploaded to our Facebook page soon. Check them out!       PopUp Painting events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to everyone by bringing it out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people […]

Special Offer! 30% off this weekend’s events!

Get a special 30% off this Independence Day weekend. We’ll be at Brasserie Blanc on the Southbank on Friday 3rd July painting the French Impressionists, and we’ll be at The Trafalgar Hotel on Saturday 4th July painting Peter Max’s Lady Liberty! Just use discount code CZIBH2 at checkout to get your 30% off this weekend’s events! Book now as spaces […]

Artist of the Week: Wyland Tondelier

This week we're featuring Wyland Tondelier as our Artist Of The Week. Wyland, originally from France, joined the PopUp Painting team at the beginning of 2015. Wyland uses a range of mediums for his art - sketches, paintings, and even T-Shirt design! Wyland's T-Shirts are designed with scissors - take a look here! As you'll be able to [...]

Artist of the Week: Miguel Galue

This week we're featuring architect and artist, Miguel Galue, as our Artist Of The Week! Miguel's been part of the PopUp Painting team since October 2014 and we're delighted to be finally featuring some of his work! Miguel was born in Venezuela and now lives in London. His main outputs are sketches and portraits. His artistic [...]

5 things I Learned at Art School

1. Anyone can make art: Art isn’t about being talented, everyone (and I mean EVERYONE) can make art, be it painting, drawing, sculpture etc., it just takes practice. In art school the people who achieved most weren’t the people with the most talent, they were the ones who stuck at it and put in the […]

Who will make the Turner Prize shortlist 2015?

The annual Turner prize is viewed as one of the most important and distinguished art prizes in the UK, it showcases what is thought to be some of the most important and innovative contemporary artists (under the age of 50) working in Britain. As the April 13th deadline for the public to nominate an artist […]

Happy New Year from PopUp Painting & Events!

    PopUp Painting events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to everyone by bringing it out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people meet. One of the most creative things to do in London, PopUp Painting also operate across Hertfordshire and Surrey. Perfect for friends, for family, for meeting new […]