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Events in Camden and Notting Hill you won’t want to miss!

Events in Camden and Notting Hill you won’t want to miss!

The clocks have gone forward and the evenings are staying brighter, giving you even more reason to go out in the evening. How about enjoying your British Summer Time with a PopUp Painting event in Camden or Notting Hill? Coming up, we have a bright and colourful new modern artist for you to be inspired by. […]

Artist of the Week: Sonia Delauney

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Sonia Delauney. Sonia Delauney is a Ukrainian born painter and designer, who spent most of her life living and working in Paris. The artist was known for being one of the founding members of the ‘Orphism’ movement, a movement that used strong, bold colours and geometric shapes. Sonia [...]

PopUp Painting’s colours!

We’ve all seen that Skittles advert right?… ‘Grab the rainbow, taste the rainbow.’ You won’t be tasting any rainbows of paint at PopUp Painting, not matter how scrumptious the paint looks on your palette (although it’s not toxic!). Grabbing the rainbow won’t happen either, sorry! Do you know how full your palette would be if we handed […]

Artist of the week: Fiona Rae

  PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is British artist Fiona Rae. Fiona Rae is a contemporary abstract painter, who was one of the members of the ‘YBAs’ or ‘Young British Artists’ who were prominent in the art world during the 1990’s. The artist first rose to fame when she was included in ‘Freeze’, an […]

PopUp Painting’s Paint!

You may have already guessed that a PopUp Painting event can’t run without paint. With two 45 minute parts to an event, the best paint we can use is Acrylic. Acrylic paint is a fast drying medium, perfect for layering, and for having a painting dry enough to take home at the end of the evening.  Although we do encourage […]

Artist of the week: Chuck Close

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is American artist Chuck Close. Chuck Close (b. 1940) is known for his large-scale, photorealistic portrait paintings. His practice also extends beyond painting to encompass printmaking, photography, and, most recently, tapestries based on Polaroids. Since the 60’s Close has painted in the style of photorealism, where the artist was [...]

PopUp Painting brings you street art!

PopUp Painting now brings you an exciting new art event! Join us for a unique experience creating your own Street Art in the famous Graffiti Tunnel near Waterloo. Starting April 15th Leake Street will come alive with curious minds for a immersive approach to street art. The 300 meters of Leake Street are full of constant changing art. […]

International Women’s Day 2016: Pledge for Parity

Tuesday March 8th is ‘International Women’s Day’ and the theme for the 2016 campaign is ‘Pledge for Parity’. Women’s day is a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, however this year we are also encouraged to address the fact that gender inequality is still prevalent. Within the Fine Art, gender [...]
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Artist of the Week: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is the French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Renoir was a key figure in the Impressionist movement. The Impressionists were characterised by their use of thick brushstrokes, saturated colours and vibrant depiction of light. This group of artists wanted to convey the atmosphere of their subject matter rather than merely copying [...]
Mother’s Day with PopUp Painting

Mother’s Day with PopUp Painting

“Our heroine knew that the mother would always leave the window open for her children to fly back by; so they stayed away for years and had a lovely time…”  ― J.M. Barrie Every year we celebrate a wonderful woman who introduced you to this weird, wide, scary world. And on March the 6th this year, we honour […]