Tags: humour

Boating on the Seine with Dogs!

On Friday 18th May we'll be at Brasserie Blanc painting Pierre-Auguste Renoir's famous Boating on the Seine. The only way I think this Impressionist masterpiece could be improved is with dogs. Lots of dogs. So enjoy this list of our favourite water-loving canines! Tenuous link to Renoir's original? Maybe, but as if that will stop you [...]

10 Things You Can Only Do In Spring!

Olaf Has The Right Idea GIF from Olaf GIFs After an unusually cold and long winter it finally feels like Spring is in full swing. The birds are singing, the buds are blooming and the sun is shining (occasionally, it's still England after all). Join us in welcoming in the new season with 10 things [...]

Artist of the Week: Annie Dalton

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is PopUp painting team member Annie Dalton. Annie Dalton is an illustrator, painter artist based in North London. Annie employs traditional techniques using a combination of pencil, watercolour and inks in her work. The artist's personal illustrations predominantly depict imagery of animals interpreted with a healthy dose of subversive [...]

Artist of the Week: Martin Creed

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Martin Creed. Martine Creed is a British sculptor, installation and conceptual artist. Creed is known for his minimal and humorous approach to making work. The artist plays with definitions of art, pushing the limits of how and what we view as art. Creed uses banal, everyday objects to [...]

Artist of the Week: The Royal Art Lodge

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ or should we say 'artist's of the week' are the art collective ‘The Royal Art Lodge’. ‘The Royal Art Lodge’ was a collective of artists, based in Winnipeg, Canada that created artworks between the period of 1996-2008. The collective consisted of the artists: Michael Dumontier, Marcel Dzama, Neil Farber, [...]

Artist of the Week: David Shrigley

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is British artist David Shrigley. (b. 1968) David Shrigley is best known for his distinctive drawing style and ‘tongue and cheek’ works that pass comment on everyday situations and human interactions. His satirical drawings and hand-rendered texts are typically deadpan in their humour and amateur in their appearance. While [...]