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Coming up in Manchester!

Welcome to Manchester in February! Recharge yourself this month and start something new. Gain a few pounds of creative skills this February and some extra laugh lines at a PopUp Painting event. Paint, drink, have fun and relax with friends, family or colleges as you discover that inner artist you thought you never had. Get […]

New Partnership with ArtDiscount!

Hello from the ArtDiscount team! We are so pleased to be in partnership with PopUp Painting, hopefully ArtDiscount will be able to carry on the artistic fun. Based in sunny Blackpool, our warehouses are full of supplies that will help you grow as an artist or as a beginner, we aim to inspire you to […]

Artist of the Week: Gordon Bruce

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Gordon Bruce. Gordon Bruce is artist from Aberdeen who specializes in oil painting and watercolours. The artist studied Fine Art at the Gray’s School of Art, part of the Robert Gordon University. Colour is a very important element in Bruce’s work, the artist uses bold contrasting colours to capture […]

10 Questions To Ask Yourself When Starting A Creative Business

This post originally appeared on Drawn Together Art Collective and is reproduced below with the author’s permission.  We recently read an interesting book on business which states that the most successful companies ask themselves questions about what service they will provide, rather than stating what they will do, when they launch. This encourages business owners to […]

The Art of the Civil Rights Movement

When thinking about the Civil Rights Movement it is often photography and news footage from this period that dominate our visual thinking. These images succinctly capture the brutality of the offences committed against protesters but also the unfaltering resilience and determination for equality. The power of such images has meant that art from this tumultuous […]

Artist of the Week: Elizabeth Kennedy

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Elizabeth Kennedy. Elizabeth Kennedy is a London based artist who graduated from The University of Birmingham with a Creative Arts BA (Hons) in 2003. The artist works predominantly in painting, working with acrylics, oils and watercolours. Kennedy’s paintings are figurative works, which [...]

Artist of Week: Rose Wylie

Rose Wylie (born 1934) is PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’. Rose Wylie is a British artist who creates paintings depicting her daily encounters created from a variety of sources, from art history, cinema, comic books and the natural world to news, verbal anecdotes, celebrity stories and sport. Wylie often paints through the filter of […]

Artist of the Week: Andreas Gursky

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Andreas Gursky. Andreas Gursky (b. 1955) is a German photographer. The artist is known for his large format colour photographs distinctive for their incisive and critical look at the effect of capitalism and globalisation on contemporary life. Gursky studied at the ‘Düsseldorf Kunstakademie’ in the early 1980s, at […]

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 […]