Creative Box Making - Dante

CREATIVE BOX MAKING


Isabelle Ting McGowan

Isabelle Ting McGowan

Florence-trained Bookbinder now based in Sydney with over 10 years teaching experience

6.5 hours 6 to 8 label $150


Course content:
Taking box-making beyond the basics you will construct a multi-layered box structure based on traditional designs with book board and decorative paper. With practice, these straightforward techniques can be applied to other diverse shaped and styled boxes which will look great and can be used for anything from gift boxes to storage chests for home or office.

Learning outcome:
In this workshop you will complete:
• a three-tiered box.
• learn very precise measuring and cutting of board pieces
• cover a box in beautiful decorative paper


This class is available on Request for groups of 6+.

Don't have a group of 6+ students? If you're happy to pay a higher price per person (total of $900 for the class), you can just Request to book this class for 6 students (and attend with fewer guests).

Knowledge Required

Ideal for:
This course is suitable for those with some box making experience.
However, please note, good eye/hand coordination and good dexterity are necessary for this course.

What to bring

Materials:
All materials and tools are supplied.

Other Information:
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be supplied.

Location

The teacher can travel within 50km of Rozelle with 4 or more students

Your teacher
Isabelle Ting McGowan
Isabelle Ting McGowan

Florence-trained Bookbinder now based in Sydney with over 10 years teaching experience


Isabelle is offering the largest programme of bookbinding classes for all levels in Sydney. There are workshops covering every stage from beginner to those needing more expertise.

Her specialty is in Traditional Fine Binding, however, with her Art degree she has a great interest in Artists Books and how that can be utilised as part of your visual language.

Isabelle completed her Fine Arts Degree (Drawing and Painting, Printmaking) at the Edinburgh College of Art, in Scotland. She went on to train as a Bookbinder in Florence, Italy. Isabelle taught the largest programme of bookbinding classes through her bindery the Owl and Lion, situated in Old Town Edinburgh, Scotland. She also travelled to teach all over the UK and Europe.

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