Ozark Folk School Letterpress Printing Class

By Ozark Folk Center State Park (other events)

Fri, Jul 19 2019 9:00 AM Sun, Jul 21 2019 4:00 PM

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.

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


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.