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Scraperboard

Scraperboard, or scratch board, is a drawing medium that is traditionally a black-coated board with a white layer beneath. We also stock some beautiful specialty scraperboards with gold, copper or silver substrates – as well as a rainbow version! A wide variety of drawing techniques can be used on scraperboard to give various effects such as cross […]

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Bostik Crazy Clay

Bostik Crazy Clay – “the world’s softest, lightest clay” is air-drying, crack-free and safe for kids (non-toxic). It can be stretched, shaped, mixed and it even bounces. It’s great for both kids and adults to use and doesn’t stain hands. You can create basic shapes such as balls and cubes or more detailed sculptures – […]

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How to make a linocut print

Linocut printing (or lino printing) is a printmaking technique that dates back to the early 1900s. Back then linoleum floor sheets were used to create the printing plate, but nowadays there are more user-friendly options available. Lino printing is a fun technique that is easy enough for even a novice to use! There are so many […]

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Pouring Medium

As you may have seen in our newsletter last week, Liquitex Pouring Medium is one of our most popular online products. There is definitely a trend on the rise for creating artworks with a ‘poured’ painting effect. With so many different ways that paint can be poured, flooded, mixed, dripped and marbled on a canvas, this […]

Copic Markers

Copic Markers

Copic Markers are world-famous, high-quality markers that come in a huge range of colours with various nib options. We have just launched the Copic Sketch – in store and online. We are so excited to be the biggest stockist of Copic markers in the Western Cape! In this blog post we will be telling you more […]

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Diamine Inks

Brand new to The Deckle Edge is a wonderful range of inks by Diamine. These inks are imported from Diamine in the UK who have been manufacturing inks since 1864 (that’s over 150 years)! Fountain Pen Ink: Their non-toxic fountain pen inks are water-soluble and dye-based and can be used in a variety of ways. Firstly, they are fantastic for […]