kottke.org posts about camouflage

Dazzle ships

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 25, 2006

Some photos and sketches of WWI ships painted with "Razzle Dazzle" camouflage. "The primary goal of dazzle painting [which took visual cues from cubism] was to confuse the U-boat commander who was trying to observe the course and speed of his target." (via cf)

The art of camouflage

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 15, 2005

The art of camouflage.