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…

Down The Rabbit Hole With South African Artist Niki McQueen
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Down The Rabbit Hole With South African Artist Niki McQueen

In this blog interview, Niki McQueen lays bare the intricate threads of her artistic evolution, offering insights into her inspirations, techniques, and the driving forces behind her creations. Her openness and authenticity shed light on the transformative power of art and the endless possibilities that lie within creative expression. Q1: Can you take us back…

Embracing Colours and Creativity: Exploring the Artistic World of Kim Black
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Embracing Colours and Creativity: Exploring the Artistic World of Kim Black

Step into a world of vibrant colours, captivating botanicals, and boundless creativity. Join us as we explore Kim Black’s favourite art supplies (including her very own new Iris colours Botanical Bliss and Floral Coral), inspiring sources, painting tips, and invaluable advice for aspiring artists. Immerse yourself in the colourful and friendly vibe that surrounds Kim…

Spot Lighting South African Artist Naledi Modupi
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Spot Lighting South African Artist Naledi Modupi

In our latest artist interview, we’re featuring the talented South African artist, Naledi Tshegofatso Modupi. Naledi is known for her captivating artworks that blend various media and explore themes of identity and cultural heritage. We were thrilled to welcome her in-store recently when she chose The Deckle Edge as one of the locations for a…

Spotlight on Danelle Malan – an interview on her artistic watercolour journey.
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Spotlight on Danelle Malan – an interview on her artistic watercolour journey.

As it is back to school time and I wanted to ask Danelle about her experiences in school, after and what she hopes the future holds in store for her. Danelle has an upcoming workshop in March at the Deckle Edge for anyone who would like to start learning how to paint with watercolours. >>…

Catching up with botanical painter –  Kim Black
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Catching up with botanical painter – Kim Black

Meet the artist behind these exquisite flower paintings. We got to know Kim Black as the artist who loves painting peonies. Kim finds inspiration in botanical scenes and interiors that catch her attention. You might have even seen some of her gorgeous work adorn the walls of interiors across the Cape. With her upcoming painting…

The Art of Focus
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The Art of Focus

January 1st 1983 is considered the official birthday of the internet but it only became available for public use 10 years later. It also wasn’t until the year 2000 that cell phones were connected to the internet with the first 3G networks. While there are a myriad of advantages to all of us being so…