Ozark Folk School Beginning Letterpress Printing Class

By Ozark Folk Center State Park (other events)

Fri, Sep 20 2019 9:00 AM Sun, Sep 22 2019 4:00 PM

Registration fee $64; The class and materials fee of $270 is due directly to the instructor at the beginning of class.Total cost of class $334

Taught by Troy Odom

Learn Letterpress printing on 100 year old presses run by Master Printer Troy Odom. Turn back the clock to a time when printing was produced using handset metal type and foot powered presses. In this three day class, you will learn hands-on the fundamentals of typesetting, composition lock up, press operation and bindery operations. You'll print your own cards and papers.

Pre-registration required by two weeks before class date.


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.