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#ArtistOfTheWeek: Rebecca Hunter!

Our ArtistOfTheWeek this week is Rebecca Hunter. Rebecca was the first artist to join the PopUp Painting team, and now heads our operations in the South West in places such as Bromley, her home town. Rebecca’s area of specialisation is in impressionism, and is inspired by Leon Kossof and Frank Auerbach. We’ll be sharing Rebecca’s work […]

Happy birthday to Audrey Hepburn!

Today marks the 85th anniversary of the iconic Audrey Hepburn. Born in 1929 in Ixelles, Belgium, Hepburn became one of the most legendary stars of the 20th Century.   Among her vast filmography, she is perhaps best known for her work in classics such as Breakfast At Tiffany’s, Roman Holiday, and My Fair Lady. Hepburn is an […]

Our first event at Urban Meadow (Hyde Park/Bayswater)

Last night we ran our first event at Urban Meadow on Bayswater Road. The event was themed around David Hockney‘s The Arrival of Spring, and was facilitated by Hollie Slaughter, who guided our guests through the painting to create their own fantastic impressions! The original artwork by David Hockney stretches across 32 canvasses!   PopUp […]

What do you think of the 2014 Brazilian FIFA World Cup logo?

What do you think of the 2014 Brazilian FIFA World Cup logo?

What do you think of the 2014 Brazilian FIFA World Cup logo? A palm tree, or a face-palm? We’ll be running a series of Brazilian themed events to commemorate the 2014 FIFA World Cup this summer, with artwork inspired by artist Tom Veiga!

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter from the PopUp Painting team! We hope you enjoy your chocolate eggs and time with your friends and family.

10 things you need to know about PopUp Painting (in pictures)

 Below are 10 things you need to know about PopUp Painting, Buzzfeed style.                 1. We provide all the kit. You don’t need to bring anything. Canvasses, easels, table covers, paint, brushes, pallet books, music, plastic beakers, napkins – even plastic bags for you to take your painting […]

A new Banksy work?

  A new piece of art has been uploaded to the iconic Banksy’s website. Reportedly entitled ‘Mobile Lovers’, it is apparently his first new work since October. What do you think of it? Do you know where it is? If you love Banksy’s art, and want to create your own impression in one of our […]

This week with PopUp Painting

Since our birthday party at Brasserie Blanc last Friday (where we raised £332 for Cafe Art!!), we’ve had a busy week. After our own birthday party (one year since our launch at The Soho Hotel in 2013!), we held a Power Puff Girls themed birthday party at Babycakes, East Sheen. On Monday, we returned to […]

PopUp Painting’s First Birthday Party!

A year after our launch in 2013 at the Soho Hotel, PopUp Painting celebrated its first anniversary at Brasserie Blanc, Southbank on Friday 4th April. We were delighted to joined by hosts from our venues across London, loyal customers, and supporters of Cafe Art. Our event spanned three parts: an hour of social painting (led […]

Have you got a heart for art?

Looking for something novel and fun to do with your date to celebrate Valentine’s Day? PopUp Painting have got events running all week to suit you and your date. Our events are in a relaxed atmosphere, where our artist will help you create your own impression of a painting! No experience is necessary, so you […]