Alcohol ink on Yupo paper

Alcohol ink on Yupo paper

Creating artworks with alcohol ink on Yupo paper is a huge trend at the moment, so we thought we’d share with you how simple and fun it is to do! Yupo paper is a synthetic (tree-free) and 100% recyclable paper that is waterproof, non-porous, smooth and tear-resistant. Its synthetic quality is what sets it apart […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pouring Medium

Liquitex Pouring Medium is one of our most popular 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 is a really fun technique that can produce awesome results. We […]

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 […]

Graph’It Alcohol Markers

Graph’It markers are a wonderful illustration tool, perfect for applying colour and tones to artworks and sketches. The markers were developed in France, and were first released in 2012. It is a relatively new product but the markers have been extensively researched in order to provide a high quality product tailored to suit both amateurs and professionals alike. […]

Quink Ink

Quink Ink

Parker Quink Ink is full of surprises – not only is it a classic ink used for dip pens and fountain pens, it is also a beautiful medium to use for illustration and painting. It is a non-waterproof ink and as a result can be used in many interesting ways that are different to how waterproof […]