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…

For The Love Of Art – Investec Cape Town Art Fair
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For The Love Of Art – Investec Cape Town Art Fair

Save the date for an artistic experience like no other at the Investec Cape Town Art Fair. This event stands out in the Cape Town art scene, celebrating creativity, expression and the love of art. Scheduled for 16-18 February 2024, it’s Africa’s largest art fair, connecting global galleries, collectors, and artists. With its 11th edition…

Refill Your Copic Markers At The Deckle Edge
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Refill Your Copic Markers At The Deckle Edge

We’re thrilled to share that our Salt River store now offers a Copic refill service, bringing sustainability and affordability straight to your artistic toolkit. Now, you can give your trusty Classic, Sketch, or Ciao Copic markers a new lease on life, starting at just R20 each. It’s not just about keeping your tools in top…

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…

Unwrap the Gift of Creativity: The Deckle Edge Art Shop – Your Artists’ Paradise
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Unwrap the Gift of Creativity: The Deckle Edge Art Shop – Your Artists’ Paradise

The festive season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by giving the gift of creativity? In a world filled with material possessions, the ability to create is a unique and valuable gift that keeps on giving. This holiday season, consider stepping away from the usual gifts and into the world of…

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…

How To Print With Lino: The Timeless Craft That’s Making a Comeback
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How To Print With Lino: The Timeless Craft That’s Making a Comeback

It’s truly a gem that’s been with us for over a year now, but its charm remains as fresh as ever, especially during Print and Ink Month. In our store, you’ll find an authentic printing/etching press that adds a unique touch to our creative space. This is all thanks to our ongoing collaboration with Sulette…

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…

The Poetry of Strokes: Understanding Sumi-e Japanese Ink Art
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The Poetry of Strokes: Understanding Sumi-e Japanese Ink Art

Sumi-e, also known as Japanese ink painting, is a traditional East Asian painting technique that originated in China and was later adopted and refined by Japanese artists. It is characterized by its minimalist, monochromatic style, where artists use simple brush strokes and black ink to create expressive and often highly symbolic artworks. Here are some…