Box Making Core :: Basic Structures
May 21st, 2017 9:30 AM
- Instructor: Andrew Rottner
- Workshop Type: Binding
- Workshop Status: Open
- Workshop Start: May 21st, 2017 9:30 AM
- Workshop End: May 21st, 2017 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 combing 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 + Materials Fee: $190.00
Date & Time: Sunday, May 21, 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 | Andy Rottner
Andrew Rottner received a BFA from Wittenberg University in 2001 and an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute in 2007. He has studied and worked as a bookbinder and book artist in the Bay Area since 2004 and teaches at San Francisco Art Institute as well as SFCB. Andrew's books, paintings and drawings have been exhibited locally and internationally including at Photo L.A and the Codex Book Fair in Berkeley. Andrew's imprint, Super Classy Publishing, produces mass market and fine press books with Bay Area artists and printers. See some of their projects at www.superclassypublishing.com.
Past Student Reviews:
“Thoughtful and well planned with materials, explanations, hands on assistance, demonstrations, etc.”
“Andy has terrific energy and passion for his work, which is so positive for participants.”
“I loved this tip from Andy at the top of the workshop: " NEVER USE A RULER!" :) Plus Andy is great.”
“I appreciated the way that he fit three different structures of box making into a single item that really introduced us to the basic concepts.”
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133