Shaping an Artistic Path: An Interview with Jana Aspeling
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Shaping an Artistic Path: An Interview with Jana Aspeling

In this special interview with The Deckle Edge, we chat with Jana Aspeling about her incredible artistic journey. From her earliest memories of creating art at Montessori school to winning an art trophy at Laerskool Bryanston, Jana shares the key moments that inspired her passion. She opens up about her transition from graphic design to…

Find Your Tribe – Join an Art Society Like…
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Find Your Tribe – Join an Art Society Like…

Enhance your skills and connect with like-minded creatives across South Africa! The South African Society of Artists (SASA) is calling on artists from all walks of life to join their dynamic community. Here’s why: Beth Lowe on the right handing over a painting she created for a Schmincke art demo at The Deckle Edge I…

Craft, Create, Connect: Deckle Edge Creative Workshops
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Craft, Create, Connect: Deckle Edge Creative Workshops

Nestled in the heart of Cape Town, The Deckle Edge Art Shop is a haven for creatives and art enthusiasts alike. Our art shop is not just a place to find high-quality art supplies; it’s a community where inspiration flows and creativity is nurtured through a diverse array of workshops. From the mesmerising swirls of…

Why Jozi’s Creatives Are Turning To Deckle Edge in Cape Town For Their Online Art Supply Needs
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Why Jozi’s Creatives Are Turning To Deckle Edge in Cape Town For Their Online Art Supply Needs

In the bustling heart of Johannesburg, a vibrant transformation is underway within the artistic community. Creatives from every corner of Jozi are increasingly looking towards the southern shores of Cape Town, specifically to Deckle Edge, for fulfilling their art supply needs online. But what’s fuelling this shift? Let’s explore the reasons behind this trend and…

Crafting with Cardboard: 10 Eco-Friendly DIY Art Ideas
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Crafting with Cardboard: 10 Eco-Friendly DIY Art Ideas

Cardboard is an incredibly versatile material that can be utilised in a myriad of artistic projects and DIY creations. Here are some artistic uses and DIY projects for cardboard: 3. Cardboard Masks and Costumes: Get creative with cardboard by fashioning masks and costumes for parties, Halloween, or cosplay events. Cut out cardboard shapes to craft…

For The Love Of Art – Investec Cape Town Art Fair
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For The Love Of Art – Investec Cape Town Art Fair

Save the date for an artistic experience like no other at the Investec Cape Town Art Fair. This event stands out in the Cape Town art scene, celebrating creativity, expression and the love of art. Scheduled for 16-18 February 2024, it’s Africa’s largest art fair, connecting global galleries, collectors, and artists. With its 11th edition…

15 Top Art And Design Schools in Cape Town, the Ultimate Hub for Artistic Education
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15 Top Art And Design Schools in Cape Town, the Ultimate Hub for Artistic Education

Cape Town is one city that stands out as the ultimate study destination for aspiring artists. Nestled between the stunning mountains and the vast ocean, Cape Town provides the perfect backdrop for studying fine art, graphic design, architecture, fashion, animation, interior design, jewelry design, and visual communication. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the…

5 Tips for Getting Organised & Reaching your Goals as an Artist
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5 Tips for Getting Organised & Reaching your Goals as an Artist

The start of the year is always a good time to take stock and plan the year ahead. Your creative journey is no different. This blog is to help you get your artistic world in order by getting organised to help you hit your creative goals and stay on top of your artistic adventure.So let’s…

Unwrap the Gift of Creativity: The Deckle Edge Art Shop – Your Artists’ Paradise
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Unwrap the Gift of Creativity: The Deckle Edge Art Shop – Your Artists’ Paradise

The festive season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by giving the gift of creativity? In a world filled with material possessions, the ability to create is a unique and valuable gift that keeps on giving. This holiday season, consider stepping away from the usual gifts and into the world of…

Meet Multitalented Bohemian Artist Faith du Plessis
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Meet Multitalented Bohemian Artist Faith du Plessis

Having visited the artistic haven that is Faith’s home, gallery, and art studio, I was enchanted by her distinctive style, woven with influences reminiscent of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (one of my favourite artists as well). The space exudes a captivating charm, adorned with ornate decorations and a unique touch that extends beyond canvases. In…