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What’s on this March

Could it be? Is that Spring upon the horizon? Let’s hope so! If not, come rain or shine we have tons for you to keep busy. Here’s the best of what’s on in March. London 7th March – SoLo Craft Fair: Balham Spring Market – SoLo Craft Fair are returning to the beautiful Balham Bowls […]

Mother’s Day 2020 with PopUp Painting

At PopUp Painting we love to see how many people bring their parents to our events. It makes us realise how accessible and enjoyable our painting is for all ages and generations. That’s why, this Mother’s Day we have tons of special events for you and the most important woman in your life. As always, […]

Artist Spotlight: Ruth Clayden

Ruth Clayden is an artist, living and working in Leeds. Ruth Clayden is an artist and crafter. Her paintings come in a range of different styles from expressive landscapes to scented abstracts! Clayden’s art has a sense of fun and vibrancy which makes it very unique. To see more examples of Ruth Clayden’s work, please […]

Artist Spotlight: Olga Wisinger-Florian

Olga Wisinger-Florian was an Austrian Painter of Landscapes and Flower Still Life. Olga Wisinger-Florian was born and lived her whole life in Vienna. Wisinger-Florian started painting at aged 19, but was not happy with her progress so turned her focus to piano. It was only at age 30, after having to retire from piano due […]

Whats on this February

How are your New Year Resolutions going? Broken them yet? Whether you’re heading to the bar or craving to try something new we’ve got sorted with what’s on this February. London 8th February – Party Like Gatsby: Cabaret Noir – A night celebrating the roaring 20’s with cabaret, showgirls, live music and circus. Tickets from £30, […]

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 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 […]