Painter- Edward Christiaan

Painter- Edward Christiaan

Explaining art through painting

Painters are responsible for mixing paints, matching colours, preparing surfaces, and applying paint to these surfaces. May perform touch-ups or coordinate large painting projects related to the construction industry. Some of their duties include: preparing painting surfaces by washing walls, repairing holes, or removing old paint Mixing, matching, and applying paints and other finishes to various surfaces. Providing decorative and faux finishes as the project requires and handling planning and prep work in an efficient manner. As well as preparing the surrounding area by covering with cloth or plastic to prevent messes. Painters with closely with their clients to ensure they are getting the look they’re hoping for. Edward Christiaan who claims to be a professional in this industry mentions how much he loves his job. “I have been painting for 45 years and I do all types of painting,” he says. He mentions that since he stopped working for a company he decided to continue painting individually. According to Christiaan he is known around Windhoek a hardworking and trustworthy painter. “I enjoy painting, I do it with passion, it’s a feeling just like a kid playing with cars,” he expresses while giggling. There are no additional academic requirements for painting. All you need is to do is be handy as well as have passion for it. Christiaan does all types of painting from wall painting to varnish painting to mention a few.

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