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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 […]

Posca Ink microns pens inktober

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 […]

How to make slime

Guest Blog: How to make Slime

We have an awesome guest blogger on the Deckle Blog this week, showing us how to make slime! Maya Claronino is 11 years old, loves crafts of all kinds and is a master at making slime! She’s made an easy-to-follow video tutorial (featuring her cat Jagger) to show us step by step how she makes […]

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 […]

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 […]