Box Making Core :: Basic Structures

$ 190.00

June 23rd, 2019 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Andrew Rottner
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: June 23rd, 2019 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: June 23rd, 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, June 23, 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


About the Instructor | Andy Rottner

Andy Rottner is an artist, bookbinder, and the co-founder of Super Classy Publishing. 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.”

$ 190.00
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States
Workshop Fee
Workshop + Materials Fee $ 190.00
Workshop Details
Instructor Andrew Rottner
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Workshop Type Binding
Workshop Status Open
Sessions 1



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