Tags: London

Don’t miss out on our London Poppies events!

Unleash your creativity, drink wine, and help fundraise for Help For Heroes! The coming week sees poppy season get into full swing, both nationally and in terms of our events calendar. At our poppies events, £5 of every ticket sale is donated to Help For Heroes. 2015 will be the second year we've ran this [...]

The 12 best Halloween songs

Halloween is fast approaching. While some people only have their costumes to worry about, some are probably also scrambling around to create their Halloween playlists! We can’t really help with the first problem, but we’re pros at playlists. All of our events are themed with music, and these are some of our favourite Halloween Songs from […]

Artist of the Week: Debra Collis

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is PopUp Painting team member Debra Collis. Debra Collis is an artist based in London. Collis' work follows a figurative tradition - making predominantly observational works. Drawing from life, including the figure and portraiture, is common practice in the artists work. Collis uses a variety of mixed media from ink, [...]

Artist of the Week: Barbora Brezakova

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is PopUp Painting team member Barbora Brezakova. Barbora was born in Slovakia and is a graduate of Camberwell College of the Arts, UAL. Brezakova practice centres around painting and drawing.  One of artists main concerns is the intensity of  life experience and the investigation of its nature through the [...]

Artist of the Week: Lisa O’Donnell

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is PopUp team member Lisa O’Donnell. Lisa O'Donnell is an Irish artist based in London. She studied her MA Fine Art at Central St.Martins and has a studio in North East London. O'Donnell's practice predominantly takes the from of painting however she sometimes makes work in other media including [...]

8th August Paint Van Gogh Photos

Thanks to our guests for joining us on 8th August at Brasserie Blanc to Paint Van Gogh The artist for the evening was Wyland, and the painting we were inspired by was Van Gogh's Cafe Terrace at Night. We'll next be painting this painting at Startisans on 29th August and will be back at Brasserie Blanc [...]

Artist of the Week: Agnes Martin

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Agnes Martin. Martin is most recognised for her evocative paintings marked out in subtle pencil lines and pale colour washes. Although restrained, her style was underpinned by her deep conviction in the emotive and expressive power of art. The artist chose spiritual inspiration over intellectual inspiration to create her [...]

Some of our favourite photos from last week’s events…

We know we’re not the best photographers, but some of the creative things our guests come up with really are awesome. Last week we were at Shortlands Tavern (Bromley) painting Roy Lichtenstein‘s ‘Still Life with Plums’, Brasserie Blanc (Southbank) painting Cezanne’s Bay of Marseilles, and The Trafalgar Hotel (Trafalgar Square) painting Peter Max’s Lady Liberty. […]

Artist of the Week: Miguel Galue

This week we're featuring architect and artist, Miguel Galue, as our Artist Of The Week! Miguel's been part of the PopUp Painting team since October 2014 and we're delighted to be finally featuring some of his work! Miguel was born in Venezuela and now lives in London. His main outputs are sketches and portraits. His artistic [...]