Box Making Core :: Basic Structures

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$ 190.00

June 7th, 2020 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Andrew Rottner
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: June 7th, 2020 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: June 7th, 2020 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 7, 2020 :: 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. 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:

[What did you find most valuable about the workshop?] “Clear instructions, not too many at one time, generous teaching style that put me at ease.”

[What did you find most valuable about this workshop] “Exact measurements, detailed instructions, resources, examples, and hands-on experience making three different boxes. Andy communicated clearly and read his class well to make sure we understood before moving on.”

$ 190.00
375 RHODE ISLAND ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States