Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Are you a student joining IISc Bangalore in August, 2009?
A few tips that may help you in the first couple of days are compiled here, just click to download (PDF, 82KB). These are based on the last year’s (2008) procedures. Deviations may happen. I strongly recommend this blog — IISc Life — to know more about the campus and happenings there.

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Transparent Background in SolidWorks Rendering

I do most of my product designs in SolidWorks tool. When I am happy with a rendered image of the model, I use Photoshop to enhance this JPG image by adding backgrounds. The only hitch in this process is cutting-out the model from its default background using a combination of Magnetic Lasso and Magic Wand tools in Photoshop. If the model is a complicated one, this process takes a lot of time and needs considerable patience.

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Yes, there is always a solution to a problem. This is how I solved it.

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Tutorial – Portfolio Design

“How can I make a good portfolio?”
A designer cannot survive without a portfolio. I decided to do an exploration in internet to find an answer to the above question. After several days of burning the midnight oil, I found many resources in web.
I compiled them neatly and made a presentation file.

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Design — Poster for IISc Centenary Run

The year 2008
This is the time to stop, ponder and observe where a person stands in this journey called life. We, at antzFx, are fortunate to execute some designs, some people liked some of them and some recognition and criticism came our way. We will be recording all our adventures in 2009 too in this space.

Dear reader, we wish you a happy and prosperous New Year 2009! May all your dreams come true…

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