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A word from the Principal, Paula Rutherford
Each year, GETPIX Creative College continues to grow. Our growth is small and incremental. We commenced in November 2007, 11 years ago, with part time courses only. To date, we have taught in excess of 1 980 students.
Our first full time, one year course, started in 2012. This year 17 full time students registered, across 4 different full time courses. We have had students also attending from Natal and Mpumalanga.
I would like to thank my staff and instructors for their enthusiasm, professionalism and dedication to our students.
We would like to congratulate all of our students and wish everyone, a 2019 to be remembered as one of growth and positivity.
2016 full time photographic student, Armand Wessels, has recently returned from his photographic contract overseas. This is the second year that he has been one of 5 chosen photographers on board ship. We caught up with Armand last week when he showed us a slideshow of his images taken during 2018. He been on board ship, continually for 9 months covering, Australia, North America, Canada and Alaska.
Our 2019 students have completed their studies at GETPIX
It was so encouraging, again this year, to see the pure dedication and hard work that was carried out and maintained, each and every day. The awards evening allowed instructors, parents, family and friends to witness where each student had excelled, with a presentation area displaying their finest work during their 6 months and 1 year of studies.
Our 17 instructors have guided, coached and excelled in their approach to each and every student. Our passionate instructors, are all professionals in the field of study and currently run their own businesses.
We are proud to showcase our graduates work.
Graphic Design Awards
Makeup Artistry Awards
2018 GETPIX 11th Creative College Graduation Awards
Our students, along with their parents and families joined GETPIX staff and instructors on Saturday 2nd December at our annual graduation.
We again this year, held our Awards at Nice to Meat You. This is an outstanding venue, hosted by owners Ru and Katryn.
Our young ladies were beautifully dressed and the gentlemen looked dashing in their suits. Our Masters of Ceremony, Vivienne Murray and Candice le Roux enthusiastically walked us through the evening's proceedings.
2016 past photographic student, Armand Wessels, was our guest speaker with a talk and presentation of his photographic travels across America, Canada, Alaska, Australia and Europe. During the past 2 years he has been employed on board ship and as a result, his travels have pursued. He continues for a third year as the ship's photographer in 2019.
The continual display of excellent work during the evening had many in awe. We would like to congratulate all students on their talent, committment, values and work ethics. It was a pleasure to have taught you and to have you as part of our 2018 student body.
Sound Engineers, Make Up Artists, Graphic Designers and Photographers – You all have so much to offer the world. Go forth and take your place. This world needs you.
Fashion Photography Week
This month our photographic students completed a module on Fashion photography. Their module comprised of Lay Flat, Studio and on Location shooting. Flat Lay fashion takes time and a creative person to successfully portray garments and accessories in a pleasing manner which will excite prospective buyers. The on location shoot was a joint venture with models from Vaal Tech. Samba and his friends took a 4 hour train journey to Benoni. Wow, they really were prepared. Each GETPIX student was paired up with a model using The Observatory as their backdrop with natural lighting. The images show how much fun everyone had and the level of our students talent 9 months into their photographic career. Our fashion studio shoot was a collaboration with fashion designer William De Beer. Pikkies garments were flawlessly designed and the models carried his line of clothing to perfection. This time students used studio lights to achieve their images.