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    ONE DAY PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Master the art of cross stitch in this workshop led by Mr X, the Kingpin of Contemporary Embroidery.

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    DIGITAL WORKSHOP: Explore what it takes to produce insightful portraits and develop an understanding of the subject/photographer relationship. Expand your photography skills and learn about a range of artistic and technical approaches to portraiture.

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    PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Create and prototype your own jewellery designs using 3D printing and guidance from design studio Black Country Atelier.

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    PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Learn how to take dynamic colour images and make the most out of your D-SLR camera.

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    3 DAY DIGITAL WORKSHOP: Design and make Torch Lights using simple tools and craft methods. Bringing together hand-carved wood, 3D printing and electrical lighting components, each participant will design and make their own personal Torch that represents an alternative to industrialised manufacturing.

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    PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Build a light controlled musical instrument using electronic components usually destined for far more mundane lives! In this hands-on workshop you will learn basic principles of electronic design and explore techniques to generate and control sound using light. The workshop will culminate in a group performance.

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    WORKSHOP: This course delivers an introduction to the techniques of couture tambour embroidery with beads, pearls and sequins.

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    PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Inspired by 'The Fabric of India' exhibition, learn the art of Shisha embroidery, the traditional technique of applying small mirrors, on this one day workshop.

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    Digital Futures is an open platform for the display and discussion of work by students, researchers and creative practitioners working with digital media, interactive art, digital design, science and more.

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    PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Join paper artist and illustrator Poppy Chancellor for this workshop inspired by papercuts in the Museum’s collections.

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