Tags: mental health

The Positive Things that Happen to your Brain when you Paint

Mental Health Awareness Day falls every year on 10th October. This is an annual date to make us think about the importance of mental health, and how to take care of ourselves emotionally. Although primarily focused on experience, here at Popup Painting we acknowledge and celebrate the link between creativity and mental wellbeing. This is […]

Why being creative benefits 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 […]

Artist of the Week: Joe Caslin

Pop Up Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Joe Caslin. Joe Caslin is a street artist and illustrator who lives and works in Ireland. The artist gained notoriety when his ‘Marriage Equality’ mural popped up in Dublin city centre weeks before the referendum on the marriage equality was held in May 2015. The five-storey high [...]