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 three 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 Fee (includes $20 materials fee): $185.00
Date & Time: Sunday, April 29, 2018 :: 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:
“The best part of the workshop was Pietro. He is a great teacher. Not only did he demonstrate the process thoroughly, he also spent one-on-one time with each student. He was well prepared, pleasant and funny.”
“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.”
“I will definitely try to take more classes with Pietro.”
375 RHODE ISLAND ST
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