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…

The Beauty of Paper Quilling: Interview With Fine Artist Mishkaah Amien
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The Beauty of Paper Quilling: Interview With Fine Artist Mishkaah Amien

Art, can be a reflection of the soul, and the medium used to convey it often holds as much significance as the message itself. Today, we’re delighted to introduce you to a talented artist who skillfully wields the power of paper to craft extraordinary and detailed works of art. Mishkaah Amien, a graduate of Fine…

Poetry and Art: An interview with Poetess Malika Ndlovu
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Poetry and Art: An interview with Poetess Malika Ndlovu

Join us now, step into her world,Where poetry’s banner is unfurled.Malika Ndlovu, our honored guest,Her words, a treasure chest. In this interview, we’ll intertwine,Her thoughts, her art, her rhyme.Let’s explore the poetess’s mind,A journey of words, rare and refined. Q 1 : Could you share a bit about your journey as a poet? What initially…

A Conversation with Kyoko Kimura Morgan on Origami and ‘Origamipoetry’
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A Conversation with Kyoko Kimura Morgan on Origami and ‘Origamipoetry’

Step into the world of artistic fusion as we sit down with Kyoko Kimura Morgan, a Japanese artist known for her origami, book binding and sumi-e art. Kyoko joins forces with poet Malika Ndlovu for an exciting origami workshop and the book launch of “Origamipoetry.” In this interview, we explore Kyoko’s creative journey, her passion…

Down The Rabbit Hole With South African Artist Niki McQueen
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Down The Rabbit Hole With South African Artist Niki McQueen

In this blog interview, Niki McQueen lays bare the intricate threads of her artistic evolution, offering insights into her inspirations, techniques, and the driving forces behind her creations. Her openness and authenticity shed light on the transformative power of art and the endless possibilities that lie within creative expression. Q1: Can you take us back…

Blog Interview with Isabel Crause: Inspiring Creativity through Botanical Watercolour Art
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Blog Interview with Isabel Crause: Inspiring Creativity through Botanical Watercolour Art

This week we are spotlighting Isabel Crause, a gifted self-taught artist and freelance writer based in Cape Town. Specialising in watercolour and ink, Isabel’s artistic magic lies in her intuitive painting techniques, crafting vivid abstract botanical art that breathes life into any space. Today, we explore Isabel’s journey as an artist, delving into the depths…

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…

Mastering Miniature Art: An Interview with Wildstorm Studio’s Richard Cordeiro
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Mastering Miniature Art: An Interview with Wildstorm Studio’s Richard Cordeiro

Get ready to be blown away by the incredible talent of Richard Cordeiro, a miniature and figure model artist from Wildstorm Studios. In this interview, we get up close and personal with Richard as he shares his passion for creating stunning miniature models that capture the essence of their subjects. He takes us through his…