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…

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…

A Conversation with Kyoko Kimura Morgan on Origami and ‘Origamipoetry’
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A Conversation with Kyoko Kimura Morgan on Origami and ‘Origamipoetry’

Step into the world of artistic fusion as we sit down with Kyoko Kimura Morgan, a Japanese artist known for her origami, book binding and sumi-e art. Kyoko joins forces with poet Malika Ndlovu for an exciting origami workshop and the book launch of “Origamipoetry.” In this interview, we explore Kyoko’s creative journey, her passion…

Keeping South Africa Creative – Deckle Watercolour Competition 2023
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Keeping South Africa Creative – Deckle Watercolour Competition 2023

We have received lots of amazing entries both online and in-store, and it has been wonderful to see all your artistic contributions from across the country. Choosing the winners is tough, as all your entries displayed impressive creativity, reinforcing our belief that everyone can be an artist. While you’re all winners in our eyes, after…

Blog Interview with Isabel Crause: Inspiring Creativity through Botanical Watercolour Art
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Blog Interview with Isabel Crause: Inspiring Creativity through Botanical Watercolour Art

This week we are spotlighting Isabel Crause, a gifted self-taught artist and freelance writer based in Cape Town. Specialising in watercolour and ink, Isabel’s artistic magic lies in her intuitive painting techniques, crafting vivid abstract botanical art that breathes life into any space. Today, we explore Isabel’s journey as an artist, delving into the depths…

A Beginner’s Guide to Watercolour Painting: Essential Art Supplies to Kickstart Your Hobby
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A Beginner’s Guide to Watercolour Painting: Essential Art Supplies to Kickstart Your Hobby

Welcome to the wonderful world of watercolour painting! Whether you’re an aspiring artist or just looking to explore a new creative outlet, watercolour painting offers a deeply relaxing experience that allows you to immerse yourself in the soothing flow of colours and brushstrokes. The gentle blending and fluidity create a calming atmosphere, providing a therapeutic…

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. >>…

Watercolour Competition: Thank you for your creativity!
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Watercolour Competition: Thank you for your creativity!

We are blown away by your creativity ! We received over 350 entries both online and in-store. We loved seeing you paint in store with us and receiving your entries on social media from as far away as Durban, Johannesburg and even Kakamas! We had a very difficult time choosing our winners as we loved…

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:…

Swiss engineered excellence: The Caran D’Ache Range
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Swiss engineered excellence: The Caran D’Ache Range

At The Deckle Edge we strive to get you the products that you need for your creative endeavors. We are always growing our offering and now stock even more Caran d’Ache supplies. Read about some of the key ranges we keep below. Luminance 6901 colour pencils Caran d’Ache Luminance 6901 is the colour pencil which…