Getahun is the sole maker of craftsman paints in Addis Ababa, and presumably the country. His organization Nita Color Center has been delivering watercolor, acrylic, and oil paints since 2005. For a long time, specialists had purchased extravagant imported paint until Getahun saw the shortage and chose to enter the market.
His shop situated off Olympia street is misleadingly little, scarcely perceptible except if one knew to search for it.
He started the business, he says, after a guest on a public broadcast he was on urged him to begin making workmanship paints. The interaction would clearly be simple for his organization since he was at that point making the more convoluted printer ink. This prompted Nita’s solid relationship with the visual specialists of the city. Nita is the sole supplier for endless providers, they are frequently the provider of paint to the Addis Ababa University Ale School of Fine Art and Design and the costs are unfathomably low. In a workmanship supply store situated in a top of the line shopping center right across the road, a little holder of acrylic paints can cost twice or three fold the amount of as Nita’s. “My greatest bliss is seeing painters work, and transform them,” says Getahun.
He met with opposition from specialists; he battled by buying pieces craftsmen made utilizing his paints and showing them to planned customers. Furthermore, in this way started his craft assortment. He has amassed numerous works of art from more than 50 painters and has now changed over the second floor of his home into a display. He displayed this assortment at Ale named ‘Not For Sale in 2007. He much of the time commissions specialists to create works.
Getahun is a man of numerous interests, which he has developed throughout the long term. A substance engineer by calling, he has made it his obligation to consider shading and its mental impacts on individuals. His organization talks with building proprietors and designers on the decisions of shading in another structure. He has various ranges he offers relying upon the capacity of the foundation, like an inn or emergency clinic. He additionally interfaces these foundations with craftsmen he knows. More places presently hang neighborhood craftsmen’s deals with their dividers, quitting the imported mass-delivered boring bits of inside outfitting.
The shading file might be huge yet craftsmanship paints are quite certain since there is a great deal of blending going on. He clarifies that there are 12 compound shades of red however no one but two can be utilized for business workmanship paint. This has driven him to refine the compound cycle and produce steady paints. He considers the sort of material generally found locally.