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Calling all talents!

We are a rapidly growing art entertainment business delivering social painting experiences to young professionals on a popup basis – just for fun! We are headquartered in London but operate across multiple cities and our expansion means we need more good people to help with business operations, customer enquiries and our growing number of corporate […]

Valentine’s 2020 with PopUp Painting

At PopUp Painting we know all about memorable date nights. Among the tens of thousands we’ve painted with over the years, many, many of them have been couples. We’ve seen first dates, third dates, and dates 20 years in! And as we aim to theme our events as much as possible, holidays like Valentine’s are […]

Artist & Event Manager Needed in Manchester!

Passionate about unleashing Creativity? Us Too! Since 2003 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the places people meet on an everyday basis.  We have painted with tens of thousands of people across the UK and have been featured in the likes of the BBC and the Raconteur.  […]

Artist Spotlight: Natalie Rose

Natalie Rose is an artist based in Manchester. Before I could walk or talk, I drew. I drew everything and anything, what was in front of me or whatever was in my head. Art was by far my favourite subject, hobby and without realising I integrated it into every part of my life, even though […]

Artist Spotlight: Laura Macdonald

Laura is an artist and trained actress and performer from Cornwall. Laura is a commission based artist, working mostly in acrylic on canvas. She enjoys experimenting with different mediums from watercolour and Biro, to sketching freehand on a sewing machine! She is also a self- taught face-painter. Laura paints a range of subjects from still […]

Artist Spotlight: Andrew Sales

Andrew has studied art extensively, completing both a foundation diploma degree and a Bachelors degree in Fine art After graduating Andrew moved to Leeds to continue to make work and exhibit. He has exhibited extensively around Leeds, but also in London, Newcastle, Loughborough and Leicester. He completed his MA in creative practice at Leeds Arts [...]

Artist Spotlight: Alexandra Unger

Alex is a children's book illustrator working mostly with watercolour                         This is a fairly recent shift she has taken, after working 15 years in the fine arts field using performance, sculpture, body cast, oil painting and video as a means of expression. Having gained [...]

Artist Spotlight: Wyland Tondelier

Wyland is a French national artist and a fashion designer.   His artistic experience as more than 25 years on stage for fashion and TV shows and he worked with different audiences and different ages. He has exhibited his painting around the world and his work is abroad and in the UK in private collections.   He likes […]

The Story of Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year is the celebration of the New Year in the traditional Chinese calendar and normally referred to as The Spring Festival in mainland China. The New Year falls on the New Moon between 21st January and 20th February. The Chinese New Year is associated with many myths and customs. Families normally throughly […]

Blue Monday?

Many of us have heard of Blue Monday as what is deemed to be the most depressing day of the year (typically this falls on the third Monday in January). The concept was actually only introduced as part of a 2005 press release from the holiday company, Sky Travel. Sky Travel have claimed to calculate […]