Exciting News for Printmakers: We Now Stock Cranfield Inks at The Deckle Edge!
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Exciting News for Printmakers: We Now Stock Cranfield Inks at The Deckle Edge!

We’re thrilled to announce that The Deckle Edge now carries Cranfield inks, a premier choice for printmakers seeking quality and safety in their craft. This blog post highlights the incredible features of Cranfield’s Caligo Safe Wash Relief Inks, emphasizing their non-toxic, oil-based, and easily washable properties, straight from the U.K. to our shelves. The Professional’s…

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…

Crafting with Cardboard: 10 Eco-Friendly DIY Art Ideas
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Crafting with Cardboard: 10 Eco-Friendly DIY Art Ideas

Cardboard is an incredibly versatile material that can be utilised in a myriad of artistic projects and DIY creations. Here are some artistic uses and DIY projects for cardboard: 3. Cardboard Masks and Costumes: Get creative with cardboard by fashioning masks and costumes for parties, Halloween, or cosplay events. Cut out cardboard shapes to craft…

Essential Kids Art & Stationery Supplies: From Pre-Primary to Secondary
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Essential Kids Art & Stationery Supplies: From Pre-Primary to Secondary

Childhood development through arts & crafts Creative expression is wonderful for a child’s mental, emotional, and physical growth. Doing arts and crafts not only sparks the imagination, but also improves cognitive abilities, fine motor skills, and emotional wellbeing. For parents and caregivers, providing the right art supplies for children helps nurture their creativity, and sets…

5 Tips for Getting Organised & Reaching your Goals as an Artist
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5 Tips for Getting Organised & Reaching your Goals as an Artist

The start of the year is always a good time to take stock and plan the year ahead. Your creative journey is no different. This blog is to help you get your artistic world in order by getting organised to help you hit your creative goals and stay on top of your artistic adventure.So let’s…

Calligraphy Workshop: Leesette Turner and Kaweco
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Calligraphy Workshop: Leesette Turner and Kaweco

In partnership with Kaweco and The Deckle Edge, Leesette Turner hosted a beautiful calligraphy workshop in-store with us. Leesette is a well celebrated artist and calligraphy coach. Their philosophy is to have fun using letters as a form of abstract self-expression; where we pursue expression and not necessarily the perfection. This workshop left attendees equipped…

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…

Alternative Photography Art – Looking Back In A New Way
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Alternative Photography Art – Looking Back In A New Way

My name is Chloe (nickname ‘Cleo’), and I am an artist, designer, and workshop instructor. I would like to tell you a little bit about my art-making and my upcoming collaboration with The Deckle Edge.  I have spent countless days collecting and storing plants or algae to use in my prints – a habit that would,…

Donovan talks Film sets, Props and Cosplay
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Donovan talks Film sets, Props and Cosplay

The movie and film industry has played a large part in Cape Town’s artists community. Art school graduates often become props masters, set builders and creative directors for production houses.  We really enjoy seeing their creations in movies, T.V productions and even YouTube series, especially when we can see the goodies we recommended being used!…