Construct a classic design that includes four boxes in step formation, complete with latch, removable lid and base. Begin with the basics: measuring and cutting bookboard, selecting paper (Japanese Chiyogami and others), gluing and embellishing. Accuracy, sharp creasing, an eye for symmetry and knowledge of color theory are keys for this challenging project.
Nancy Akerly’s lifelong enthusiasm for Paper Arts of all kinds includes origami, bookbinding and box making. A retired public school educator, she now teaches a variety of paper art classes at folk and art schools throughout the Midwest, as well as numerous online classes for San Diego Book Arts and Phoenix PaperWorks. She loves sharing her enthusiasm for creating beautiful, functional art and seeing the joy of creation in the faces of her students. www.libertygrovepaperarts.comNo tags for this post.