Shaping an Artistic Path: An Interview with Jana Aspeling
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Shaping an Artistic Path: An Interview with Jana Aspeling

In this special interview with The Deckle Edge, we chat with Jana Aspeling about her incredible artistic journey. From her earliest memories of creating art at Montessori school to winning an art trophy at Laerskool Bryanston, Jana shares the key moments that inspired her passion. She opens up about her transition from graphic design to…

Craft, Create, Connect: Deckle Edge Creative Workshops
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Craft, Create, Connect: Deckle Edge Creative Workshops

Nestled in the heart of Cape Town, The Deckle Edge Art Shop is a haven for creatives and art enthusiasts alike. Our art shop is not just a place to find high-quality art supplies; it’s a community where inspiration flows and creativity is nurtured through a diverse array of workshops. From the mesmerising swirls of…

The Bold World of Neill Wright: Jozi’s Artist of Vibrant Colours
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The Bold World of Neill Wright: Jozi’s Artist of Vibrant Colours

Join us for a chat with Neill Wright, a celebrated artist from Johannesburg known for his colourful and impactful art across paintings, prints, and sculptures. Wright shares tales of his journey with The Deckle Edge art store, fond memories from Michaelis art school, and the special bonds formed through art. With a love for colour…

Meet Multitalented Bohemian Artist Faith du Plessis
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Meet Multitalented Bohemian Artist Faith du Plessis

Having visited the artistic haven that is Faith’s home, gallery, and art studio, I was enchanted by her distinctive style, woven with influences reminiscent of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (one of my favourite artists as well). The space exudes a captivating charm, adorned with ornate decorations and a unique touch that extends beyond canvases. In…

Cut, Paste, Create: Exploring the Artistic Wonders of Collage
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Cut, Paste, Create: Exploring the Artistic Wonders of Collage

Discover the tools, materials and methods that shape the unique tapestry of collage artistry, and ignite your imagination with the possibilities that “Cut and Paste Art” offers. According to Chloe Obermeyer from Create With Cleo, collage is an extremely versatile and fun medium. Mixing and matching, cutting up and editing, arranging and rearranging—there is a…

Embracing Colours and Creativity: Exploring the Artistic World of Kim Black
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Embracing Colours and Creativity: Exploring the Artistic World of Kim Black

Step into a world of vibrant colours, captivating botanicals, and boundless creativity. Join us as we explore Kim Black’s favourite art supplies (including her very own new Iris colours Botanical Bliss and Floral Coral), inspiring sources, painting tips, and invaluable advice for aspiring artists. Immerse yourself in the colourful and friendly vibe that surrounds Kim…

Spot Lighting South African Artist Naledi Modupi
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Spot Lighting South African Artist Naledi Modupi

In our latest artist interview, we’re featuring the talented South African artist, Naledi Tshegofatso Modupi. Naledi is known for her captivating artworks that blend various media and explore themes of identity and cultural heritage. We were thrilled to welcome her in-store recently when she chose The Deckle Edge as one of the locations for a…

Custom Painted Shoes For A Custom Store – Step by Step with Linden’s Customs
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Custom Painted Shoes For A Custom Store – Step by Step with Linden’s Customs

Get ready to step into the world of sneaker customization with Linden, an artist with a passion for bringing his unique style to your feet! Join us as we follow Linden on his latest project – customizing a pair of Vans sneakers using Angelus leather paints for the Deckle Edge art store in Cape Town…

Catching up with botanical painter –  Kim Black
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Catching up with botanical painter – Kim Black

Meet the artist behind these exquisite flower paintings. We got to know Kim Black as the artist who loves painting peonies. Kim finds inspiration in botanical scenes and interiors that catch her attention. You might have even seen some of her gorgeous work adorn the walls of interiors across the Cape. With her upcoming painting…