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An Introduction to 3D Printing

In the past few years 3D printing has shifted from being an expensive industrial process to an accessible new technology. Join the Design Museum for a three-part introductory workshop to 3D printing.

What to expect

3D printing has become the go-to technology for everyone from professional designers to teachers and the DIY community. But as these technologies become ever more available, how easy is it to create your own 3D printed project?

This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to 3D printing, providing the technical knowledge necessary to create your own projects. Over the course of three sessions, this workshop will explore the full process from design to production, introducing a range of different software and techniques required to develop your ideas and turn them into tangible objects. Through practical experimentation and by looking at a range of existing examples, this course will enable participants to explore the potentials and challenges of the medium.

The course will cover possibilities of 3D printing, running an FDM 3D printer, 3D modelling for print, online libraries and resources, how to create your first project, and much more.

Image credit | Luke Hayes

Image credit | Luke Hayes

Image credit | Luke Hayes

Image credit | Luke Hayes

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Booking information

Adult £90, student/ concession £75, Members £81

Instructor

Tzveta Dinova

Tzveta has extensive experience in facilitating digital learning programmes. Her combined background in computer science, design and anthropology fuels her passion to explore the possibilities of new technology to enhance the learning process and provide new opportunities for creative expression.

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