Lightboxes

Lightboxes

Working on a lightbox is super useful if you’d like to trace an image such as a rough sketch before adding the final line work. No need to worry about untidy pencil lines underneath! The illuminated surface is translucent, allowing the light to pass through and making your tracing work so much easier and more […]

Schmincke Aero Color Inks

Schmincke’s Aero Color range offers liquid acrylic inks that are highly pigmented and lightfast. These inks can be applied using brushes, dip pens & technical pens, the Schmincke Aero Color liners (empty markers which can be filled with ink) or with an airbrush. Aero Color inks have been  formulated to work especially well in airbrushes […]

Zellen Paper Glaze

Zellen paper glaze

Zellen paper glaze is an awesome product that can be used on paper crafts, watercolour, acrylic paints and more to create various effects. It is an acid-free, thick, glossy varnish that can be used to create 3D effects or simply to create a gloss layer over artworks or craft projects. For those of you wondering – […]

Emboss Craft Metal

Embossing with craft metal

In this blog post we’ll be showing you step by step how to create an embossed design for a mini notebook cover. You can, however, use craft metal to create embossed designs and patterns for just about anything – fridge magnets, labels for jars, embellishments for greeting cards, decorative boxes and more. Follow along here to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]