Tags: art

The best ways to book your PopUp Painting event!

Goodbye 2015! If you didn't make it to a PopUp Painting event last year, have no fear -  January is here! New year, new month, new you. January may scream stay in where it is warm and cosy with your blanket, cat and a hot drink. But somewhere in the world January is the warmest month; [...]

Artist of the Week: Leonora Carrington

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Leonora Carrington. Leonora Carrington was an English-born Surrealist painter and novelist. She lived most of her adult life in Mexico City, and was one of the last surviving participants in the Surrealist movement of the 1930s. Carrington established a distinctive take on Surrealism, working alongside other key members [...]

Artist of the Week: Michael Craig-Martin

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Michael Craig-Martin. Michael Craig-Martin is a painter and sculptor who was born in Dublin in 1941 and educated in the United States, where he studied at Yale University. During his time at Yale, the artist focused his work predominantly on sculpture, with Minimalism and artists such a Donald [...]

The PopUp Painting Ethos

PopUp Painting's mission is to "bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people meet on an every day basis". We believe that with a little guidance and the right materials, everybody is capable of unleashing their creativity and creating something they can be proud of. And even if a [...]

PopUp Painting at Chiswick Business Park for EnoyWork’s Artistic License!

EnjoyWork invited PopUp Painting to Chiswick Business Park on Friday for their Artistic License event! Alongside other creative entertainment companies (such as mask making, and mug designing) PopUp Painting helped people on the business park unleash their creativity! With designs like Banksy’s Flower Thrower and Girl with Balloon, and Andy Warhol’s Flowers, our team helped […]

10 things you need to know about PopUp Painting (in pictures)

 Below are 10 things you need to know about PopUp Painting, Buzzfeed style.                 1. We provide all the kit. You don’t need to bring anything. Canvasses, easels, table covers, paint, brushes, pallet books, music, plastic beakers, napkins – even plastic bags for you to take your painting […]

This week with PopUp Painting

Since our birthday party at Brasserie Blanc last Friday (where we raised £332 for Cafe Art!!), we’ve had a busy week. After our own birthday party (one year since our launch at The Soho Hotel in 2013!), we held a Power Puff Girls themed birthday party at Babycakes, East Sheen. On Monday, we returned to […]

PopUp Painting’s First Birthday Party!

A year after our launch in 2013 at the Soho Hotel, PopUp Painting celebrated its first anniversary at Brasserie Blanc, Southbank on Friday 4th April. We were delighted to joined by hosts from our venues across London, loyal customers, and supporters of Cafe Art. Our event spanned three parts: an hour of social painting (led […]