Rebecca Hunter

10 Unique Ways to Discover London

As you’ve probably guessed, here at PopUp Painting we are all about trying new experiences and exploring this beautiful city we live in. We didn’t want to recommend the obvious, so read on if you really want a unique London experience. 1. Eat Tapas in a Crypt In the heart of busy Brixton, you can […]

World Book Day Artist Spotlight

World Book Day here in the UK is celebrated on the first Thursday of March. This is a nationwide push to encourage children to read more. On this day you can see tons of school children travelling to school dressed up as their favourite book character. Here at PopUp Painting we wanted to explore artist’s […]

Dogs in Art

To celebrate our furry friends, we are going to give you the best of Dogs in Art!

Artist Spotlight: Valentine’s Day

  Valentines Day originated as a Western feasting day celebrating the Saint, Valentinus. It then developed it’s association with the romantic love in the circle of 14thCentury English Poet and Writer, Geoffrey Chaucer and is now seen as a commercial romantic holiday.  For this artist spotlight, we wanted to hear from artists depicting love in […]

Artist Spotlight: Chinese New Year

This year, Chinese New Year is Tuesday 5thFebruary. The national holiday is dictated by the lunar cycle and thus falls on a different date every year. In China it is referred to as Chunjie or The Spring Festival as it marks the end of the coldest days. To celebrate Chinese New Year we are dedicating […]

Our New Year Resolutions

Welcome to the New Year everyone! (Can we still say this?) We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, and the first month of 2019 has served you well. The question on everyones lips is, have you managed to keep to your New Year Resolutions? If you haven’t actually made any this year we thought we’d […]

Burns Day Artist Spotlight

Burns supper is an annual celebration of the life of Scottish poet, Robert Burns who’s work is wildly celebrated and known across the world. His poem and song, Auld Lang Syne is probably his most famous piece along with Scots Wha Have which was the unofficial national Anthem of Scotland for many years. Burns Night started […]

6 Benefits of Creativity in the Workplace

Creativity is no longer a side dish for businesses; indeed there are an increasing amount of studies that have found whatever the vocation of the company, introducing creativity into the workplace has a number of benefits. Our main ethos here at PopUp Painting is making creativity accessible to everyone, no matter their experience or ability. We’ve made a list of […]

World Braille Day Artist Spotlight

World Braille day is celebrated on 4th January every year as this is the birthday of Louis Braille. Louis Braille was born in France in 1809 and became blind after an accident when he was young. At the age of 15 he developed a system to help him read which we now know today as [...]

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 […]