World Watercolour Month: Officially every July 
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World Watercolour Month: Officially every July 

World Watercolour Month is a daily art challenge for those who love the watercolour and gouache medium. It is a global celebration  and aims to raise awareness for art and creativity around the world. There is a list of prompts which you can paint from daily. See below how you can participate. How to participate:…

Donovan talks Film sets, Props and Cosplay
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Donovan talks Film sets, Props and Cosplay

The movie and film industry has played a large part in Cape Town’s artists community. Art school graduates often become props masters, set builders and creative directors for production houses.  We really enjoy seeing their creations in movies, T.V productions and even YouTube series, especially when we can see the goodies we recommended being used!…

Zest-it: Cold Wax Paint

Zest-it: Cold Wax Paint

Cold wax painting techniques are quickly becoming a favourite for artists who enjoy creative applications of thick impasto strokes and brilliant texture. Cold wax paints are made from mixing solvents, pigments and wax to create a beautifully unique painting experience. The Deckle Edge is the first in South Africa to now stock these beautiful ready-to-use…

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…

Creative Side Hustle: Custom Sneaker Art
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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…

Creative Side Hustle: Polymer Clay Jewelry
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Creative Side Hustle: Polymer Clay Jewelry

Stay safe, keep creating. The past year has posed changes and challenges and we are in awe watching artists and designers respond with brilliant solutions.  Our creative communities have always been resilient and adaptable. We’re not surprised that so many of you have risen to the occasion and turned your creativity into beautiful small businesses…