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Videogame Art

‘Making games combines everything that’s hard about building a bridge with everything that’s hard about composing opera. Games are operas made out of bridges.’ – Franz Lantz, ‘Hearts and minds’ Videogames have developed so much over the years. But are they capable enough of having artistic merit? OF COURSE THEY ARE! They include many forms […]

Unsung Collective Comes To London!

Unsung Collective is a product of several female theatre-makers from Leeds coming together to create a piece of theatre that explores the stories of brilliant women from British history: our inaugural production, ‘Unsung’. Have you been to a PopUp Painting in Leeds? Then you will be familiar with our operational lead Olivia. Olivia is also […]

Black Friday Big Sale!

Our Black Friday big sale is here! 30% off. There’s an event for everyone. Manchester Paint Christmas Starry Night! Afternoon, Manchester, Saturday 15 December Paint Christmas Banksy! Manchester, Tuesday 18 December Paint Winter! Cheadle, Thursday 10 January Paint Starry Night! Manchester, Thursday 17 January Paint Starry Night over Manchester! Saturday 19 January Paint Manchester! Tuesday [...]

Black Friday comes early to Manchester!

Black Friday has come early to PopUp Painting in Manchester! Save 15% on the events below with coupon DRINKPAINTCREATE. But hurry - this offer expires at 19:15 on 18 November. On Tuesday evening we'll be back with our friends at The Common painting this adorable wintery Banksy-inspired piece! Book tickets.   And on Saturday we'll [...]

Inktober 2018!

Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Jake Parker created Inktober in 2009 as a challenge to improve his inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. It has since grown into a worldwide endeavor with thousands of artists taking on […]

Sketch for Survival 2018!

The ‘Sketch for Survival’ auction is live! The project is part of the Explorers against Extinction campaign to protect endangered species worldwide. Paintings and sketches have all been donated by leading wildlife artists, celebrities and others in the public eye, coming together to make a stand against species extinction. The exhibition has over 400 original artworks from over […]

10 Fun Facts about Gordon Bruce!

Gordon Bruce is one of our associated artist. His London painting scenes have delighted many who have booked on to one of our events. Bruce, likes to have a variety of subject matter and genres. He is known for painting landscapes and seascapes in oils, cows as portraits, folk art landscapes, as well as inspired paintings from […]

Manchester Bee with inspiration from Banksy!

Banksy’s Girl with the Balloon and the Manchester Bee! Michelle Shore, one of our Machester based artists and team member, has created a fabulous painting based around ‘Balloon Girl’ and the Bee in Manchester. Read on to hear about what Michelle thinks about each of those topics. The girl with the balloon is one of […]

Partner Venue – Brewdog Seven Dials

WE ARE BACK IN SOHO!!   JOIN US AND BREWDOG!  IN THE EPICENTRE OF LONDON’S NIGHTLIFE DISTRICT; MIDWAY BETWEEN SOHO AND COVENT GARDEN AND MINUTES FROM LEICESTER SQUARE. An amazing location, a stand-alone three floor corner site on Cambridge Circus overlooking the iconic Palace Theatre. Inside, there are two bars spread over different floors and […]

Partner Venue Ju Ju’s – Birmingham

‘The hub for fab fresh food and great company.’ PopUp Painting is now at Ju Ju’s Cafe! Birmingham’s only restaurant with panoramic views over the canals. Conveniently located for, restaurants near barclaycard arena Birmingham, Symphony Hall, Brindleyplace, Broad Street, The Rep and Crescent theatre –  All just a few minutes’ walk. their premier location is excellent for […]