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…

Go bold with Derwent Inktense!
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Go bold with Derwent Inktense!

Experiment with intense colour and innovative products The Derwent Inktense range of pencils, blocks and paint pans is unique. There are so many ways to use these versatile products, and we love them all! Inktense is a pigment-based colour that’s extremely soluble in water, so it’s tempting to compare it to watercolour pencils and paint…

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…

Calligraphy Workshop: Leesette Turner and Kaweco
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Calligraphy Workshop: Leesette Turner and Kaweco

In partnership with Kaweco and The Deckle Edge, Leesette Turner hosted a beautiful calligraphy workshop in-store with us. Leesette is a well celebrated artist and calligraphy coach. Their philosophy is to have fun using letters as a form of abstract self-expression; where we pursue expression and not necessarily the perfection. This workshop left attendees equipped…

Schmincke Range
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Schmincke Range

At The Deckle Edge we stock a huge range of Schmincke products, from paints, inks, pastels and pigments to mediums, varnishes and fixatives. We absolutely love Schmincke, which is why we directly import the range from Germany so local artists can enjoy their products! Schmincke was founded in 1881 and throughout the years, Schmincke has expanded…

Creative Side Hustle: Pet Portraits
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Creative Side Hustle: Pet Portraits

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? Plants are the new pets and pets are the new children. So it seems only right that your furry child gets custom art made of them. A masterpiece for…