Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Jake Parker created Inktober in 2009 as a challenge to improve his inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. It has since grown into a worldwide endeavor with thousands of artists taking on […]
Sketch for Survival 2018!
The ‘Sketch for Survival’ auction is live! The project is part of the Explorers against Extinction campaign to protect endangered species worldwide. Paintings and sketches have all been donated by leading wildlife artists, celebrities and others in the public eye, coming together to make a stand against species extinction. The exhibition has over 400 original artworks from over […]
10 Fun Facts about Gordon Bruce!
Gordon Bruce is one of our associated artist. His London painting scenes have delighted many who have booked on to one of our events. Bruce, likes to have a variety of subject matter and genres. He is known for painting landscapes and seascapes in oils, cows as portraits, folk art landscapes, as well as inspired paintings from […]
Manchester Bee with inspiration from Banksy!
Banksy’s Girl with the Balloon and the Manchester Bee! Michelle Shore, one of our Machester based artists and team member, has created a fabulous painting based around ‘Balloon Girl’ and the Bee in Manchester. Read on to hear about what Michelle thinks about each of those topics. The girl with the balloon is one of […]
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 […]
Partner Venue: Common, Manchester
Common, our PopUp Painting partner venue, is right in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter and slap bang in the centre of Manchester’s cultural scene. A stalwart of the NQ, Common has been serving up great food and amazing drinks for well over a decade. It’s a bar that’s all about new and exciting culture […]
5 things you didn’t know about elephants
Elephantidae is a family of large, herbivorous mammals collectively called elephants and mammoths. These are terrestrial large mammals with a snout modified into a trunk and teeth modified into tusks. BLA BLA BLAAH! We know you know that! But did you know these! 😉 Elephants purr like cats do, as a means of communication. […]
Partner Venue: The DoubleTree Islington
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Islington This fabulous PopUp Painting venue is just steps from a variety of shops, specialty boutiques, restaurants and bars and is the ideal base for exploring London. Take a 5-minute walk to Angel tube station or a 15-minute walk to King’s Cross and St. Pancras rail stations. With thos […]