Decorative Box Making :: Box with Drawers

$ 185.00

May 20th, 2017 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Pietro Accardi
  • Workshop Type: Arts
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: May 20th, 2017 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: May 20th, 2017 5:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1
Break out of the clamshell and slip case box for storing your bookish objects. Using binders’ board and marbled paper, learn to construct a decorative box with two drawers as an alternative storage option.

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: $185.00

Date & Time: Saturday, May 20, 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:

“Hands on! Fun!”

“Thank you, thank you, thank you. I will definitely take more classes with him.”

“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.”

 

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375 RHODE ISLAND ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States