2018

Artist Spotlight: Paul Cézanne

Popup Painting's 'artist of the Week' is Paul Cézanne. Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter. Cézanne used repetitive, exploratory brushstrokes and planes of colour to create his paintings.   The artist regarded color, line, and "form" as one and the same thing, or inseparable aspects for describing how the human eye actually experiences [...]

8 shades of blue!

One of the 3 superstars of the primary colours; it symbolises stability, confidence, intelligence and peace! Here are 8 favourites of the many shades and tints of BLUE! 1. Sky Blue 2. Midnight Blue 3. Azure 4. Turquoise 5. Cobalt 6. Indigo 7. Petrol 8. Teal Which blue will you use at your next Pop [...]

Leeds welcomes ‘painting and wine’ with PopUp Painting

PopUp Painting launched at Brasserie Blanc in Leeds last week with a full house – “wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other”. Last Thursday PopUp Painting launched at Brasserie Blanc, Leeds with a full house. PopUp Painting runs ‘social painting’ events in bars and restaurants across the UK, and is working with the likes […]

Artist Spotlight: Katsushika Hokusai

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese painter and printmaker from (now called Tokyo), Japan. During his life, Hokusai produced tens of thousands of prints, paintings, and illustrations. Hokusai's images were usually took inspiration from the Japanese countryside, its people and legends. Hokusai had a long career, [...]

Partner Venue – Brewdog Seven Dials

WE ARE BACK IN SOHO!!   JOIN US AND BREWDOG!  IN THE EPICENTRE OF LONDON’S NIGHTLIFE DISTRICT; MIDWAY BETWEEN SOHO AND COVENT GARDEN AND MINUTES FROM LEICESTER SQUARE. An amazing location, a stand-alone three floor corner site on Cambridge Circus overlooking the iconic Palace Theatre. Inside, there are two bars spread over different floors and […]

Partner Venue Ju Ju’s – Birmingham

‘The hub for fab fresh food and great company.’ PopUp Painting is now at Ju Ju’s Cafe! Birmingham’s only restaurant with panoramic views over the canals. Conveniently located for, restaurants near barclaycard arena Birmingham, Symphony Hall, Brindleyplace, Broad Street, The Rep and Crescent theatre –  All just a few minutes’ walk. their premier location is excellent for […]

Happy Pride, Manchester!

A Happy Pride to all those celebrating in Manchester this weekend from all of us at PopUp Painting. Self expression is vital to creativity and vital to what we believe in. Everybody should have the right to live and love free from fear and discrimination. Unfortunately that is not yet the case for LGBT people, […]

Artist Spotlight: James Ventre

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is artist and Manchester PopUp Painting team member James Ventre.  James Ventre graduated from Manchester School of Art in 2017 and since graduating has based himself and his practice in the city. Ventre’s practice centres around creating large scale abstract paintings. The artist is interested in the notion of [...]

Artist Spotlight: Andre Derain

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Andre Derain. Andre Derain (1880-1954) was a French painter, printmaker and sculptor famed as one of the creators of Fauvism and one of the first to ‘discover’ primitive art. Derain and his contemporary Henre Matisse became known for their vivid paintings, characterised by bold brush strokes and the [...]

Artist Spotlight: Toubie Jack

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is artist and PopUp Painting team member Toubie Jack.   Toubie Jack studied graphic design and gained a distinction in art. The artist worked for many years as a video editor, however gave it up to pursue art full time. Jack’s art is bold with a stylised and graphic [...]