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Letterpress Then and Now

By Ozark Folk Center State Park (other events)

7 Dates Through Sep 25, 2023
 
ABOUT ABOUT

Registration fee $22; The class and materials fee $128; total cost of class $150

Taught by Troy Odom

Letterpress Then and Now

This one day class will include basic terminology, hand setting type and plate preparation for printing and finishing of a personalized note sheet and notecard. Or, you may bring your own paper or cards and produce a customized print of your choice. (This option requires communication with the instructor before class day).

Utilizing modern plate making techniques and their application will be discussed.

Pay the registration fee of $22 when you sign up here. Class fee is $128.00 and is due directly to Troy at the beginning of class. Troy accepts cash, check or credit card. Materials and supplies included in class fee. All equipment and tools will be provided. You may bring your own apron and gloves for cleaning. Extended standing and assembling small pieces required.

Registration one week prior to class is required. This class is for students ages 16 and up. Call the park at 870-269-3854 for more information

Looking for lodging? The Cabins at Dry Creek are located in the park just down the hill from your classroom. These comfortable climate-controlled duplex rooms are newly remodeled and offer a private bathroom, queen-sized beds, microwave and refrigerator. We offer discounts for students staying 3 or more nights. Call 870-269-3871 to book your room.

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Meet the instructor

Troy Odom

We are lucky to have several working letterpresses in The Old Time Print Shop at the Ozark Folk Center, as well as a printer who has devoted his life to teaching the craft of letterpress printing. Join Troy Odom to learn about this craft that brought about literacy and is making a comeback in the modern world. Visit Troy's Old Time Print Shop Facebook page for a look at his shop and his work.