2018

Artist of the Week: Gordon Bruce

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Gordon Bruce. Gordon Bruce is an artist from Aberdeen who specializes in oil paintings 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 [...]

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 [...]

PopUp Painting’s new home!

What better encapsulates a growing business than moving to a new, better office? Since our launch in 2013, we’ve painted with approximately 25,000 people. We’re now up to almost 60 events each month (across London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds). And we’re now based in a location that helps us deliver all of that!   […]

100 Years of Voting: The Art of the Suffragettes

It is a century since women in the UK won the right to vote. A fraught and relentless campaign from the fearless suffragettes brought a sea-change to British politics and to celebrate, here at PopUp Painting HQ, we are looking at the art that helped in the fight for democratic parity. Much of the art […]

Black Friday Big Sale!

Our Black Friday big sale is here! 30% off. There’s an event for everyone. Manchester Paint Christmas Starry Night! Afternoon, Manchester, Saturday 15 December Paint Christmas Banksy! Manchester, Tuesday 18 December Paint Winter! Cheadle, Thursday 10 January Paint Starry Night! Manchester, Thursday 17 January Paint Starry Night over Manchester! Saturday 19 January Paint Manchester! Tuesday [...]

Black Friday comes early to Manchester!

Black Friday has come early to PopUp Painting in Manchester! Save 15% on the events below with coupon DRINKPAINTCREATE. But hurry - this offer expires at 19:15 on 18 November. On Tuesday evening we'll be back with our friends at The Common painting this adorable wintery Banksy-inspired piece! Book tickets.   And on Saturday we'll [...]

How to have the most creative Christmas ever

As we reach the shortest days of the year, there’s nothing better than spending the evenings inside your home, gathered near the tree spending time with your family. Why not make this Christmas even more special by bringing some creativity into your home. Here at PopUp Painting we’ve created a few ideas and tips to […]

Artist of the Week: Kazmir Malevich

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Kazmir Malevich. Kazmir Malevich (1878 – 1935) was a Russian painter, founder of the Suprematist movement and a pioneer of geometric abstraction. The artist studied at the ‘Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture’. Malevich lived and worked through one of the most turbulent periods in the twentieth [...]

Get Featured in our Artist Spotlight

Every month we will be looking for emerging artists who represent a certain theme or holiday through their creations. We will be releasing these blogs every month and promoting the featured artists on our social media channels. Please keep checking back to see if any of upcoming themes suit your artwork. February Artist Spotlight – […]

10 Facts About Colour!

Colour plays a vital role in our world. Colour can inspire thinking, change actions, and cause reactions. It can irritate or soothe your eyes, raise your blood pressure or suppress your appetite! Explore the world of colour with these amazing facts! 1. Red and Yellow Stimulate Hunger! While blue suppresses hunger! 2. Red is the First [...]