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JOB: ARTIST in Oxford

Passionate about unleashing creativity? Us too! PopUp Painting is the UK’s leading ‘sip and paint’ company, having painted with some 35,000 people across the UK since 2013. With features in the BBC and the Raconteur, we run 70+ events a month right across the country. Our mission is to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, […]

5 Things that happen to your Brain when you Paint

Looking after your brain is as important as looking after your body. Luckily painting is a fun activity that sharpens your mind. Here are 5 interesting things that happen to your brain when you paint. Gifted People use both sides of their brain Most people know that the left side of the brain helps with […]

How to Plan a Hen Do

Have you been given the honour of being the maid of dishonour? Got the pressure of trying to arrange the best hen do ever? We’ve got some tips to get you started. Collect contacts Make sure the Bride gives you the contacts of all the guests. Ask her what is the best way to contact […]

The September Sale!

September is a month of getting back to things. Back to school, back to work, back to university. But if we’re working hard we need to play hard – so it’s time to get back to your canvas with PopUp Painting! For the first week of September we’re offering 20% off on selected events. Make […]

What’s on this September

The kids may be going back to school, but this doesn’t mean the fun has to end! Here’s a list of some of the best things going on this September in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. London 1st – 30th September – Totally Thames Festival– A month long annual festival which celebrates the River Thames […]

5 Things you didn’t know about women who start their own business

1. A fifth of British Businesses are run by women. Yes, this number is sadly low, considering there are 1 million more females in the country than men. However, this number is on the way up. Especially with the rise of ‘mumpreneurs’. Many women after having children are finding it more beneficial to start their […]

Bank Holiday Summer Sale!

Save 20% on selected events this August Bank Holiday! Happy Bank Holiday! We're running a special 20% off on selected events this Bank Holiday. Make sure to use coupon bankholidaypainting on the events below. Coupon expires 31 August and is limited to just 50 uses. Don't miss out! Leeds, Huddersfield and York Paint Valloton! 31 August, Leeds [...]

5 Paintings that sum up your commute to work

When someone is walking REALLY slowly in front of you 2. When someone lets one rip nearby when you’re on a packed tube 3. When someone has their armpit exposed during a heatwave on the Northern Line. 4. When there’s been a platform alternation and your train is now coming in at Platform 14, when […]

Artists who dropped out of School

As the school year begins once again, here at PopUp Painting we got reminiscing about our School days; what we learnt there, what we didn’t.. We then went on to discuss different artists who dropped out of school or university, and how this actually was a huge factor in them becoming an artist. Pablo Picasso […]