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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. May 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 [...]

Artist of the Week: Michelle Shore

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Michelle Shore. Michelle Shore is an artist based in The Peak District, who works as part of the Manchester PopUp Painting team. The artist specialises in ink drawings, however she also uses charcoal, pastel and paint to create her work. Michelle is [...]

10 things around the house you can paint with!

So you've run out of paint, want to add texture or simply want to stretch your creativity! Did you know you could paint with these items that are sitting around your house? 1. Coffee See how to make a coffee painting here!  2. Food Colouring on Bread! You can eat this one too! 3. Nail Varnish Make a marble [...]

Artist of the Week: Edvard Munch

PopUp Painting's  artist of the week is Edvard Munch. Edvard Munch is a Norwegian born, expressionist painter and printer. In the late 20th century he played a great role in German expressionism, namely because of the strong mental anguish that was displayed in many of the works he created. Only a few years after he was born, [...]

10 Traits That Define Impressionism!

Part of the Impressionist idea was to capture a split second of life, an ephemeral moment in time on the canvas: the impression. Lets look at a few more of the characteristics of Impressionism. 1. Bold Brush Strokes Thick short strokes of bright colour. This was to get a quick impression of the essence of the subject.  2. [...]