If you want to cut out some images which are downloaded from internet, the easiest way is to import the image into corel draw, draw a shape say circle or rectangle around it and make it hairline. This way, you would be saved from the tedious process of editing a bitmap.
Added by Aneeqa Ishaq on March 17, 2012 at 7:32pm — No Comments
I have made a tangible, magnetic and multi layered storyboarding tool kit with the goal to facilitate collaboration and communication among students. It would allow students to build tangible stories together with their friends, family or relatives and learn a topic in a fun way. They can use their own pictures and toys so stories would be really personal and meaningful. Furthermore, the story-building activity can be used in class or at home as a fun…Continue
Added by Aneeqa Ishaq on March 17, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments
If you are working with magnetic paint and you want your object to be highly magnetic then apply at least 3 coats with a time difference of 2 hours and after the third coat, leave the object to dry overnight.
Added by Aneeqa Ishaq on March 17, 2012 at 7:29pm — No Comments
Magnetic Spray and Tape:
After finalizing the idea, I started prototyping it. Since, we had run out…Continue
Added by Aneeqa Ishaq on March 17, 2012 at 6:55pm — No Comments
When we were given the final project of an educational toolkit, I was inspired by the ideas of Vygotsky, Piaget and Dewey and therefore wanted to make a tool which encouraged collaborative and experiential learning. I wanted to do something related to storytelling as it allows students link subject matter to their daily lives, builds upon their interest and facilitates communication. However I wanted to bring more collaboration into storytelling so I decided to build…Continue
Added by Aneeqa Ishaq on March 17, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Second Meeting with Sophia:
At the beginning of the second week, I met with Sophia again, showed her my cardboard prototype and sought her feedback. She liked the doll house. She asked for windows, door and couple of chairs in the house.
I designed different parts of house namely, walls, front, partitions etc in corel draw. Then it was the time to cut parts in laser cutter. I had a hard time deciding which materials to use. I…Continue
Added by Aneeqa Ishaq on February 9, 2012 at 11:22pm — No Comments
Interview with Sophia:
This week, I met with my class mate Aaron's 5 year old daughter sophia to ask her about her dream toy. In the beginning, she was a bit shy and didn't talk much. So, I played with her in park for a while to make her comfortable. Afterwards, we came inside and started talking about her dream toy. At first, we discussed the possibility of a repunzal doll with long golden hair. However, since she didn't have any old doll which I could use to mould…Continue
Added by Aneeqa Ishaq on February 4, 2012 at 12:13pm — No Comments
In our second assignment, we were supposed to copy something and add some robotics element to it. My room mate likes candles a lot so I decided to replace one of her candles with a rubber and led candle and later on surprise her. This is the candle which I decided to copy.…Continue
Added by Aneeqa Ishaq on January 26, 2012 at 11:10pm — No Comments
For this assignment, our task was to design our name tag which should be inspired by an artist. I started by brainstorming about Pakistani artists and their paintings. I decided to use Ismail Gulgee as my inspiration. Ismail Gulgee is one of the finest Pakistani artists who is known all over the world for his abstract works inpired by Islamic calligraphy. His paintings are bright, colourful and full of intense feelings. Here are two of his works: …Continue
Added by Aneeqa Ishaq on January 19, 2012 at 10:48pm — No Comments