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Monday, September 20, 2021 / 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Letterpress Printing Then and Now

Letterpress Printing Then and Now
Letterpress Printing Then and Now
Meeting Place: Administration Building
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration fee: $22.00
Class and materials fee: $100.00

This one day class will include basic terminology, hand setting type and plate preparation for printing and finishing of a personalized notepad 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.

Cost of class is $100. 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.

NOTE: Classes may be canceled at any time due to Covid-19. Please, call (870) 269-3854 prior to traveling to confirm your class. A full refund will be issued if your workshop is canceled.

Meet your 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. Visit Troy's Old Time Print Shop Facebook page for a look at his shop and his work.

Lodging is available in the park at The Cabins at Dry Creek, our newly remodeled duplex-style hotel rooms. There is a Folk School discount for students booking more than 3 days. Call the Cabins office at 800-264-3655 to book with the discount. To book rooms for less than three days, click here.