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5 things I Learned at Art School

1. Anyone can make art: Art isn’t about being talented, everyone (and I mean EVERYONE) can make art, be it painting, drawing, sculpture etc., it just takes practice. In art school the people who achieved most weren’t the people with the most talent, they were the ones who stuck at it and put in the […]

Who will make the Turner Prize shortlist 2015?

The annual Turner prize is viewed as one of the most important and distinguished art prizes in the UK, it showcases what is thought to be some of the most important and innovative contemporary artists (under the age of 50) working in Britain. As the April 13th deadline for the public to nominate an artist […]

Happy New Year from PopUp Painting & Events!

    PopUp Painting events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to everyone by bringing it out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people meet. One of the most creative things to do in London, PopUp Painting also operate across Hertfordshire and Surrey. Perfect for friends, for family, for meeting new […]

The Artist In His Studio (1628) by Artist Of The Week, Rembrandt

  From the Museum of Fine Arts: In this small painting, the young Rembrandt seems to represent the daunting moments of conception and decision necessary to the creation of a work of art. An artist confronts his easel in a studio bare of everything except his essential tools. This drama, with its emphasis on thought […]

Our Artist Of The Week: Rembrandt!

Happy Holidays from the PopUp Painting team! As the world begins to return to normal, we’ll end 2014 and begin 2015 by featuring Rembrandt as our Artist Of The Week. In this collection, we’ll be showing you work from across Rembrandt’s life, including in his darker Late Works which you can still see at The […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! This fantastic Christmas Starry Night is from TexasUCanPaint, who like PopUp Painting make art accessible with art entertainment events! We hope you have a lovely holiday season, and to see you in 2015!

PopUp Painting loves YPlan

PopUp Painting loves YPlan

YPlan is tonight’s going out app. Brought to you by a team of entertainment experts, YPlan’s mission is to make your nights out more spontaneous because, let’s be honest, the best ones always are. Download their events app, entering the code POPUPPAINTING, and you’ll get yourself a sweet £10 off. They’ve got great taste (obviously, they […]

New! Now you can find PopUp Painting venues near you!

New! Now you can find PopUp Painting venues near you!

On our new and updated Affiliates page, you will now find a widget which allows you to find the nearest PopUp Painting venue or partner near you! Check out our new PopUp Painting map below!     PopUp Painting events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to everyone by bringing it out of the classroom […]

PopUp Painting in The Metro!

We were very excited to discover that we were featured (with a full page!) in The Metro‘s Life and Style section! The piece was by India Sturgess, following an event at The Trafalgar Hotel, themed around Jayne Evans‘ Van Gogh inspired Mini Classics!     PopUp Painting events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to […]

Group photo from Paint Marilyn Monroe, Urban Meadow

Photos from Paint Marilyn Monroe! at Urban Meadow

  PopUp Painting returned to Urban Meadow for another night of social painting! Guided by practicing artist Barbora Brezakova, our guests (who aren’t artists themselves!) painted their own impressions of this gorgeous pop-art styled Marilyn Monroe painting! With a 60s playlist, and in Urban Meadow‘s fantastic bar and restaurant, this was a great night of […]