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Artist of the Week: Emily Snape

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is PopUp Painting team member Emily Snape. Emily is an illustrator who makes children's illustrations, illustrations for large companies, posters, story boards, cards, murals. Snape is graduate of Central St Martins and Bristol University and Kingston University. Emily creates work both digitally and traditionally and her practice spans across many [...]

Artist of the week: Horace Pippin

PopUp Painting's 'Artist of the Week' is Horace Pippin. Horace Pippin was a self-taught African-American painter who worked in a naive style. The injustice of slavery and American segregation feature prominently in many of his works. The artist was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Goshen, New York. Pippin served in the 369th infantry in Europe during [...]

The PopUp Painting Ethos

PopUp Painting's mission is to "bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people meet on an every day basis". We believe that with a little guidance and the right materials, everybody is capable of unleashing their creativity and creating something they can be proud of. And even if a [...]

Artist of the Week: Barbora Brezakova

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is PopUp Painting team member Barbora Brezakova. Barbora was born in Slovakia and is a graduate of Camberwell College of the Arts, UAL. Brezakova practice centres around painting and drawing.  One of artists main concerns is the intensity of  life experience and the investigation of its nature through the [...]

Artist of the Week: Ibrahim el-Salahi

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Sudanese artist Ibrahim el-Salahi. Born in Sudan in the 30's Ibrahim el-Salahi is considered a pioneer in Sudanese art and was a member of the "Khartoum School" (an international school in Sudan). He began studying art in the 50's in Sudan and subsequently moved to London to continue his education at [...]

Artist of the Week: Lisa O’Donnell

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is PopUp team member Lisa O’Donnell. Lisa O'Donnell is an Irish artist based in London. She studied her MA Fine Art at Central St.Martins and has a studio in North East London. O'Donnell's practice predominantly takes the from of painting however she sometimes makes work in other media including [...]

8th August Paint Van Gogh Photos

Thanks to our guests for joining us on 8th August at Brasserie Blanc to Paint Van Gogh The artist for the evening was Wyland, and the painting we were inspired by was Van Gogh's Cafe Terrace at Night. We'll next be painting this painting at Startisans on 29th August and will be back at Brasserie Blanc [...]

Wyland’s painting for tonight and his assistant

Cafe Terrace at Night & Neige the cat Wyland is the lead artist for tonight's Paint Van Gogh event at Brasserie Blanc on the Southbank. Here's his painting alongside his faithful assistant, Neige. So cute! Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');

Artist of the Week: Agnes Martin

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Agnes Martin. Martin is most recognised for her evocative paintings marked out in subtle pencil lines and pale colour washes. Although restrained, her style was underpinned by her deep conviction in the emotive and expressive power of art. The artist chose spiritual inspiration over intellectual inspiration to create her [...]

Artist of the Week: Monet

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is the French Impressionist painter Claude Monet. Claude Monet was one of the founders of the 'Impressionist' movement. He, and his fellow Impressionist artists were focused on capturing movement, changing light and colour in their paintings, and were less concerned with realism. His thin lines of colour were what [...]