Decorative Box Making
February 25th, 2017 9:30 AM
- Instructor: Pietro Accardi
- Workshop Type: Binding, Arts
- Workshop Status: Open
- Workshop Start: February 25th, 2017 9:30 AM
- Workshop End: February 25th, 2017 5:30 PM
- Sessions: 1
Not only for housing books, hand made boxes have a variety of functions. This course will teach the basics of decorative box construction. Students will create a box with two drawers. By mastering the basic template for this box model, students will gain the necessary skills for other varieties of boxes, while also enhancing their bookbinding skills. The instructor will bring a sample collection of boxes for discussion of aesthetics and design to be used throughout the workshop.
Materials to Bring: Optional: Marbled or decorative paper.
Workshop + Materials Fee: $195.00
Date & Time: Saturday, February 25, 2017 :: 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 | Pietro Accardi
Pietro Accardi owned a bookbindery in Turin (Italy) for 12 years. He worked for Turin's main public library, Municipal Archives, and University libraries restoring and binding books and he ran his own paper marbling and decorative box making business. Now he lives in Gardnerville, NV.
Past Student Reviews:
“Pietro was really well prepared and taught in a patient and light-hearted way. He had lots of nice paper available and set a nice tone for the class.”
“Loved him, loved the experience!”
“Pietro was very knowledgeable, helpful, and had a great sense of humor.”
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133