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Creative Side Hustle: Custom Sneaker Art

It’s time for the latest in our series about fabulous artists, designers, creatives and hobbyists who are turning their passions into profitable side hustles! What’s the hustle? This week we’re looking at sneaker customisation. More and more, sneaker enthusiasts want to express themselves with unique pieces that reflect their own personality and style. We’re featuring […]

Angelus Leather Paints

Angelus Leather Paint

Angelus Leather Paint is now available at The Deckle Edge! The Angelus range has a global cult following, for very good reasons: It’s formulated to be flexible, so it won’t crack or peel The colours are vivid, clear and bright You can combine colours, so you have full control to create your own custom shade […]

The Iconic BiC Crystal Ballpoint Pen

At The Deckle Edge, we love pens. Our pen range includes fineliners, rollerballs, ballpoints, fountain pens, brush pens, gel pens and technical pens – and we adore them all – but the humble yet mighty BiC Crystal Ballpoint Pen deserves a special mention. It’s the world’s top-selling pen, with over 100 billion sold to date […]

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COVID-19 Safety Measures

Please be assured that we are taking special precautions, and are working hard to ensure the wellbeing of our Deckle team and the wider community of Deckle customers. We are trading our usual hours at both our Salt River and Knysna branches. If you are thinking of paying us a visit, here’s what you need […]

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Survival guide to Inktober 

One of the world’s biggest drawing challenges is just around the corner and for those of us that have tried taking on the challenge before know it isn’t an easy task. Here is a quick guide to help you get through this epic 31 day adventure into the world of ink with Inktober. #Inktober was […]

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Canvas: Linen or Cotton

Cotton or Linen? In today’s day and age canvas is generally made from cotton or linen. Historically canvas was produced from hemp fibers. Canvas is one of the most used substrates for artists to paint on. It is a plain woven fabric  commonly stretched over a wooden frame or panel. Although many artists prefer to […]