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6 of the Best Things to do in Notting Hill

Go west this weekend and spend the day in one of the most colourful areas in London. Here are 6 things you shouldn’t miss. Portabello Road Market The Portobello Road Market has 1000 sellers every single week making the road into the biggest collection of trinkets you’ve ever seen. You can lose hours looking through […]

What’s on this September

The kids may be going back to school, but this doesn’t mean the fun has to end! Here’s a list of some of the best things going on this September in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. London 1st – 30th September – Totally Thames Festival– A month long annual festival which celebrates the River Thames […]

5 Paintings that sum up your commute to work

When someone is walking REALLY slowly in front of you 2. When someone lets one rip nearby when you’re on a packed tube 3. When someone has their armpit exposed during a heatwave on the Northern Line. 4. When there’s been a platform alternation and your train is now coming in at Platform 14, when […]

6 Paintings that sum up the last Hen Do you were on

Back from a hen do? Is it all a little hazy? These paintings may trigger some memories. 1. A Cheeky ‘Bev’ at the airport 2. The hen party getting off the plane. 3. The hen after a game of ‘Mr & Mrs’ 4. Heading home after having one ‘cheeky’ drink. 5. Taking the hen back […]

Sonia Bernardo standin in front of two collages by Surya de Wit

The hidden treasure that is the E17 Art Trail

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the past year, you will know that Walthamstow is the London Borough of Culture this year. Walthamstow is kinda a big deal right now. We have a lot going on! Right now there’s a huge creative festival happening in Walthamstow. You can step through the looking […]

10 Things you didn’t know about Colour

1. The human eye can see approximately 1 million colours, whereas people who are colourblind can only see 10,000. (Fiona MacDonald, ScienceAlert) 2. Black is the absence of color and is therefore not a colour. White is the blending of all colours and is a colour. – Think about it, is anything in the world ever […]

8 shades of purple!

Associated with royalty and rarely seen in nature; it has a supernatural and mystical aura! Here are eight shades of purple! 1. Violet 2. Plum 3. Mauve 4. Lilac 5. Violet 6. Fuschia 7. Magenta 8. Amethyst Which Purple will you use at your next Pop Up Painting session..? We can't wait to see you [...]

10 Unique Ways to Discover London

As you’ve probably guessed, here at PopUp Painting we are all about trying new experiences and exploring this beautiful city we live in. We didn’t want to recommend the obvious, so read on if you really want a unique London experience. 1. Eat Tapas in a Crypt In the heart of busy Brixton, you can […]

World Book Day Artist Spotlight

World Book Day here in the UK is celebrated on the first Thursday of March. This is a nationwide push to encourage children to read more. On this day you can see tons of school children travelling to school dressed up as their favourite book character. Here at PopUp Painting we wanted to explore artist’s […]

Get Featured in our Artist Spotlight

Every month we will be looking for emerging artists who represent a certain theme or holiday through their creations. We will be releasing these blogs every month and promoting the featured artists on our social media channels. Please keep checking back to see if any of upcoming themes suit your artwork. August Artist Spotlight – […]