Tags: creativity

What can creativity do for our mental health?

Blue Monday is considered to be the most depressing day of the year. Based on a campaign from 2005, the idea is that people are most likely to feel their most unhappy on one of the last Mondays of January. Whatever the credibility of this campaign, Blue Monday has taken on significance as a day […]

6 Benefits of Creativity in the Workplace

Creativity is no longer a side dish for businesses; indeed there are an increasing amount of studies that have found whatever the vocation of the company, introducing creativity into the workplace has a number of benefits. Our main ethos here at PopUp Painting is making creativity accessible to everyone, no matter their experience or ability. We’ve made a list of […]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for a more creative 2019

How to have a more creative 2019 You don't quite have to go the full 'New Year, new me' this New Year. We've got 5 (relatively simple) resolutions to give you a more creative 2019. 1. Start small - A doodle a day Not everything you do needs to be the equivalent of painting the [...]

Artist of the Week: Gordon Bruce

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Gordon Bruce. Gordon Bruce is an artist from Aberdeen who specializes in oil paintings and watercolours. The artist studied Fine Art at the Gray’s School of Art, part of the Robert Gordon University. Colour is a very important element in Bruce’s work, the artist uses bold contrasting colours [...]

Artist of the Week: Poppy Chancellor

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Poppy Chancellor. Poppy Chancellor is a London based illustrator and papercut artist. Chancellor creates delicate, bespoke and individually hand-cut paper designs for events, individual clients and brands. The artist completed her illustration degree at Kingston University before studying on The Drawing Year at The Prince's Drawing School (now [...]

Artist of the Week: Michelle Shore

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Michelle Shore. Michelle Shore is an artist based in The Peak District, who works as part of the Manchester PopUp Painting team. The artist specialises in ink drawings, however she also uses charcoal, pastel and paint to create her work. Michelle is [...]

Artist of the Week: Olek

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is street artist Olek. Olek is a Polish born, New York based street artist who is known for her crocheted interventions of public spaces. The artist combines punk zeal, pop imagery and political messages in her pieces. Olek herself comments that through her work she wants to ‘bring color and [...]

Leeds welcomes ‘painting and wine’ with PopUp Painting

PopUp Painting launched at Brasserie Blanc in Leeds last week with a full house – “wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other”. Last Thursday PopUp Painting launched at Brasserie Blanc, Leeds with a full house. PopUp Painting runs ‘social painting’ events in bars and restaurants across the UK, and is working with the likes […]

Artist of the Week: James Ventre

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is artist and Manchester PopUp Painting team member James Ventre.  James Ventre graduated from Manchester School of Art in 2017 and since graduating has based himself and his practice in the city. Ventre’s practice centres around creating large scale abstract paintings. The artist is interested in the notion of [...]

August Summer Sale!

After Christmas, Summer Sales surely are the most magical times of the year. We’ve got lots of lovely events – across London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Liverpool – in our August summer sale. Save 20% off when you use coupon summerpaint at checkout on selected events (listed below). This offer covers the events listed below, and expires […]