The Twin's 7th B-day party "Mermaid by the Sea" 12/10/16

It was a misty day in Huntington Beach this weekend, Pop Up Studios still had a phenomenal time celebrating the twins, Kayla & Shayla's birthdays! We painting one of the most magical creatures MERMAIDS! We all painted, "Mermaid by the sea" as we listened to some awesome kidz bop hits and also had a little play time on the playground at Lake Park. 

All the girls had a good time, and made some awesome mermaids with our brushes which we names polka-dot, birthday, and cupcake.... it really went with the theme well. We ended the day off with a incredible birthday cake, and a lot of smiling faces. So happy to be invited to such a fun party, with 2 awesome birthday girls! 

Sharon's 2nd Fundraiser @ Pop Up Studios "Night Gazers" 10/1/16

Pop Up Studios was so excited once again to be able to help Sharon and all her friends raise money for Breast Cancer research. This is the 2nd time we have done a fundraiser with her and it was amazingly successful. We had 16 wonderfully creative people in one room, really trying to see all different types of visions in their paintings. This was beyond fun this group was MEGA creative! We listened to some 80's and 90's jams pigged out on stuffed mushrooms and painted, "Night Gazers."

This was beyond an amazing time, with good people, some delicious Sangria and art you can never go wrong. We are always so excited to help out for fundraisers for such a meaningful cause, especially one that hits home for a lot of people. Thanks so much to everyone for planning this killer event hope to see this group soon!

Ella & Britian's Birthday Party "Unicorn Paradise" 9/25/16

Pop Up Studios was so excited to be at Ella and Britian's 5th birthday party in San Clemente! We had so much fun drinking rainbow sherbert punch and having lots of mini cinnamon rolls, when we finished it was time to paint, "Unicorn Paradise." All 16 girls were taking their time painting, with a lil help from their amazing parents! 

Everyone was smiling, snacking and enjoying painting, after we finished the girls even got to get their face painted fancy which was really awesome, such a wonderful party can't wait to see this family again!

Juana's Private Party "Lil Silce of Heaven" 8/13/16

Pop Up Studios was invited to do a painting party in Long Beach, with one really vibrant and fun family! We were celebrating a birthday party and painting one gorgeous Maui landscape. The painting was called, "Lil slice of Heaven"  and step by step the whole family got through this painting. This was a party with all ages, and everyone finished with an incredible masterpiece.

We had music, some really delicious food and of course lots and lots of laughter! This was a great time, and a fun family, can't wait to have many more parties with them in the future.

Ailani's Birthday Party "Island Dreams" 8/9/16

Pop Up Studios was so excited to be able to share in Ailani's 13th birthday yesterday! It was such an amazing Hawaiian theme, with totem polls, palm trees and many hibiscus flowers.  The birthday girl was dressed in her amazingly cute lai and hula skirt, it was for sure an all out Luau! In perfect theme we got to paint our newest painting, "Island Dreams" which everyone did beyond amazing painting! 

We used our three brushes who we named: Bob, Bobby, and Ailani to help us through our painting. As we were getting our paint on we also got our dance, and swim on! It was beyond a fun time at Ailani's 13th b day. Can't wait to have a good time at their place again!

Colin's Private Party "Cool Dragon" 7/27/16

Today Pop up Studios was excited to do a dragon painting that is "toothless" inspired! We called the painting "Cool Dragon." all the kids were soo stoked to do this one, especially one of the girls has been waiting for it all Summer! They came out pretty phenomenal.

We listened to some Disney tunes, and some kidz bop classics and while we created some epic-ally happy dragons!

Colin's Private Party "Lil' Hakuna Matata" 7/25/16

Pop Up Studios had a super party time at Colin's house yesterday with 17 of his friends, EVERYONE was there! So many kids, and there was so much fun excited energy. Lots of laughter, smiles, and a lot of lion paintings. We painted "Lil' Hakuna Matata" and the kids really did an amazing job following all the instructions. We used our amazing brushes which we all named Ceyon, Dori and Scar.

There was paint, and good times all around we joked around listened to some epic Disney music and painted till the sun rose on our masterpieces! Tomorrow I will be going back for DRAGONS!!! Always a blast at Colin's Parties!

Colin's Private Party "Swimming Sea Turtle" 7/21/16

Pop up Studios had one swimmingly awesome time painting with these wonderful kids at Colin's house! A bunch of Colin's friends came over for a painting party, and we painted "Swimming Sea Turtle." The music was a pumping everyone was singing, it was a wonderful morning here in Huntington Beach painting our turtles.

Every turtle had it's own unique style, just like all these silly kids! I can't wait to come back next week and paint dragons!

Colin and Mom's Private Party "Rainy Days" 7/15/16

Pop Up Studios is digging all the time we are having at Colin's house this summer, and today it was Colin and his mom that each did a painting that connects. Colin decided today he wanted a bee and mom made a " Little Colin" on her painting. It was a very relaxing time, and it was so wonderful to see the creativity continue! Can't wait for some totally awesome Turtles next week!

Collin's Private Party "Above the Clouds (UP)" 7/12/16

Pop Up Studios is loving the weekly parties @ Collin's place in Huntington Beach! We had so much fun today making painting called, "Above the Clouds!"

 The kids used our awesome named brushes to paint: "Big balloon, Unicorn, and little balloon." Once we were done painting we even put some sparkly gems on the painting as balloons!

We had a few new faces today and everyone did so well, it was so much fun today can't wait to see all these crazy awesome kids on Friday!

Collin's Private Party "Aloha Pineapple" 7/6/16

ALOOOOHA from Huntington Beach it was another wonderful time with some of my favorite people! Us crazy kids all painting some amazing pineapples....and Collin painted one delicious looking strawberry! We painted " Aloha Pineapple" and man did we have an amazing time!

Owen helped us renamed our brushes this time to fit the painting: Daddy Pineapple, Mama Pineapple, and baby pineapple! We all got a good giggle out of that, and it was hard not to have one amazing day painting! Can't wait to see these fun kiddos again this week!!!

Collin's Private Party "Ninja Turtle Power" 7/5/16

Pop Up Studios made time to get totally tubular and make some terrific NINJA TURTLE PAINTINGS with the boys today, Collin, Bradley and Owen! Everyone did their favorite Ninja Turtle we had Rafael, Mikey, and Leonardo. Each one of them had such individual personality and they turned out RADICAL!

Once we got through the whole class, Collin wanted to keep on painting the rest of the ninja turtles, PLUS Master Splinter! Which all of them turned out awesome.... it was such a good time and I'm so excited we got to make such a fun painting.

Turtles in  half shell TURTLE POWER!!

Collin's Private Party "I HEART AMERICA" 7/1/16

Pop Up Studios and all of Collin's friends were ready for July 4th, and it was only the 1rst! We ha such a good time all 16 of us painting and laughing on a beautiful Friday morning. We all painted, "I HEART AMERICA" and everyone made them their own with their colors and different shapes! Everyone expressed themselves so creatively. We also named our brushes....AGAIN... C3PO, R2D2, and Yoda...I think I got the names wrong.....almost every time.

We had a great time, and after everyone was done painting we had our own personal ice cream truck come to their house! Everyone had some delicious creamy desserts, it was pretty awesome. 

Mia & Faye's Party "Aloha Pineapple" 6/29/16

It was a perfect day for Ohana (family) when Pop Up Studios went to paint in Santa Ana with an amazing mother and daughter. The daughter Faye who is 6 years old, was quite the little Hawaiian, so we had to do a new painting just for her we made called, "Aloha Pineapple." Not only did we paint a pineapple by Mia & Faye had smoothies out of Tiki mugs, which could not have been any.... "COOLer." 

It was very warm outside but we were right next to the pool and able to dip our feel in while our paintings were drying. We had sooo much fun painting with our special helper brushes that Faye named "Blueberry, Tiny, and baby!" We had such a fun time poolside and can't wait until the next time when we paint with this wonderful pair of artists again!

Collin's Private Party "Cherry Cupcake" 6/28/16

Pop Up Studios is making a regular appearance at Collin's house this summer, and all the good people and smiles are here as well! We had so much fun today painting our sweet cupcakes, and everyone had their favorite flavor Vanilla, Strawberry, Rainbow....all of them ;) We used our amazing brushes named Yoda, Chewy, and Darth Vader to take us through this sweet treat of a painting. 

The artists were in great spirits and we had some wonderfully delicious looking cupcakes when we were done! Can't wait to come back on Friday, i's going to be one amazing time... AGAIN!

Jennifer's Father's Day Party "Happy Ocean/Sunset at Dana Point" 6/19/16

So stoked to be a part of Jennifer's family celebration for Father's Day! It was so wonderful be able to teach everyone... two paintings at once. Mind you this doesn't always happen, but hey it's Father's Day and I could dig it, so everyone got exactly what they wanted!  We painted "Happy Ocean" and "Sunset at Dana Point"....anyone sensing a beach theme?? I feel like it's beginning to feel a lot like summer! We had the whole family painting and man did everyone do amazing. Even my new favorite 5yr old Collin was following instructions like a pro. This family was super creative! Pop Up Studios had such a wonderful time teaching this loving family on Father's Day.

We listened to Jack Johnson had coffee and donuts, and enjoyed the fresh beach air coming in through the garage. It was so relaxing, and I can't wait to be there again to have more good times with this fun bunch!

Lien's Teacher Party "Sunset at Dana Point" 6/17/16

Pop Up Studios had another AMAZING time with some wonderful Orange County teacher's, and Lien's daughter Mia! I also had one wonderful assistant as well, Mia help me pump paints and get the party ready,  a HUGE thank you to her! Also a BIG Thank you to Lien for hosting another party in her spacious backyard!

 It was one heck of a good time teaching these ladies to paint "Sunset at Dana Point" I couldn't have been happier to take them through it step by step. We got paint on some clothes along the way, but thankfully it was caught in the nick of time. The moral of this story is just enjoy yourself, because in the end we had some amazingly gorgeous beach scenes and a bunch of smiling teachers! It was a great way to kick off the start of their summer and the end of the year. I can't wait to come back to Lien's for more fun and painting!

Andy's Family Party "Starry Night" 5/29/16

It is always a good time when Pop Up Studios gets to paint, "Starry Night!"  We had all of Andy's family painting today, and man did they get some masterful paintings. Everyone, with varying styles added their own creativity and artistic flare to their paintings. Such a great way to kick off memorial weekend! 

We listened to Jack Johnson Radio, had some amazing homemade sliders, and on our dry break made a potato fly, in a homemade potato launcher!!! It was definitely one rad party!!!

Also a wonderfully celebratory cheers to Andy Lee who used this occasion to celebrate his 11 year wedding anniversary! Pop Up Studios wishes you many more wonderful years of marriage, CONGRATS!!! 

Junior Girl Scout Troop #2872 "Jungle Macaw" 5/25/16

Well Pop Up Studios couldn't have been more excited to teach a bunch of Girl Scouts, and of course my "Sister" Kaila how to paint! It was beyond a good time! We had three painting brushes taking these girls through the steps, "Big mama, Mr. Normal, and Baby."  We all listened to kids bop radio and painted, "Jungle Macaw." 

The girls went to town with all the different colors they could put as the bird and I was happy to see such a wonderful flock of Macaws!!! It was such a good time, can't wait for more good times with these lovely Girl Scouts! 

PS THANKS SO MUCH TO ALL THE MOM'S and KIDS who helped clean up, and made this paint day possible!!

Kela's 8th Birthday Party "Everything Whale Be Alright" 5/21/16

Everyone was excited at Kela's 8th birthday this weekend, especially Pop Up Studios! We painted, "Everything Wale be alright" and of course everything turned out amazing! Before all got started all of Kela's Party goer's had to name our paint brushes, "skinny, bob, and chubby bubby."  Then with our named brushed we started painted. All the kids did amazing even from the youngest to oldest everyone had some pretty rad whales! 

This was such a great party, and after all the painting was done mom brought out the cake and the ice cream toppings which were put into artist palettes....good job MOM!!! Such a fun party can't wait to see them soon.