Box Making Core :: Basic Structures
January 20th, 2019 9:30 AM
- Instructor: Andrew Rottner
- Workshop Type: Binding
- Workshop Status: Wait-list
- Workshop Start: January 20th, 2019 9:30 AM
- Workshop End: January 20th, 2019 5:30 PM
- Sessions: 1
Working from pre-cut materials students will learn three simple enclosures: Folded Paper Portfolio, Phased Box, & Slipcase. Students will be guided through the various design, construction, applications, pros, cons, and special options for each structure.
Critical skills covered include:
- Scaling from object to enclosure
- Box Construction and Covering
- Scoring and Folding Paper
- Options for combining and augmenting these basic structures
Materials to Bring: Optional and available at SFCB for use during class: X-acto knife, glue brush, bone folder, straight edge, scissors.
Workshop Fee (includes $25 materials fee): $190.00
Date & Time: Sunday, January 20, 2019 :: 9:30am-5:30pm
Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Note: Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THIS WORKSHOP.
About the Instructor | Andy Rottner
Andy Rottner is an artist, bookbinder, and the co-founder of Super Classy Publishing(link is external). In addition to providing commercial bookbinding and box-making services to artists and institutions; Super Classy publishes artist-books, printed and bound-by hand in Vallejo California. Super Classy's ongoing Sixty-Nine Thirty-Two Artist Book Series features, painting, drawing, poetry, printmaking, collage, fine-art photography and short fiction by a wide range of artists. Andy has a BFA from Wittenberg University & an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute.
Past Student Reviews:
“Andy kept the class engaged and moving forward without putting pressure on anyone. He had the class arranged so we had everything we needed when we needed it. Well planned and executed.”
“The class gave me information and experience doing things that I like to work on. The small size made getting to know some of the other people in the class.”
“Andy made box making a very enjoyable experience.”
“I learned a lot.”
“Instructor was great. Very helpful and very knowledgeable and generous with that knowledge.”
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133