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2012 RISD Graduate Thesis Show

Posted in News, RISD with tags , , , on May 31, 2012 by ccovert

If you are in the Providence area, stop by the Rhode Island Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A to see the 2012 RISD Graduate Thesis Show.  You will have to hurry, as the show is only open through June 2 (12-5pm).

I want to highlight one student’s work, Francisco Moreno (MFA Paint 12).  In the past year he has been exploring dazzle in his paintings and installations.  For more images, click here.

Congratulations to all of our grads!

The Art and Science of Camouflage

Posted in News, Resources with tags , , , , , on March 18, 2012 by ccovert

Listen to Roger Hanlon, Senior Scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole and Basia Goszczynska, animator, artist, video editor, and film maker discuss how “art informs science in the study of camouflage and communication”.
Take a look at Roger’s video of the masters of camouflage, cephalopods:

A brief history of camouflage: military, art, and fashion

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on March 18, 2012 by ccovert

The army is developing new camouflage patterns. Check out the Washington Post article.

World War II Ship in Dazzle

Posted in Resources with tags , , , , on March 17, 2012 by ccovert

While dazzle camouflage is mostly associated with World War I it was used some in Word War II. Here is the USS Bush before it was painted battleship grey.

New RISD Dazzle website address

Posted in Resources, RISD with tags , , , , on October 28, 2011 by ccovert

The RISD Dazzle website has changed. It is now:

Dazzle prints for sale

Posted in RISD with tags , , , on January 7, 2010 by ccovert

We are offering ten of our dazzle plans as high quality archival prints. They are available online, through risd|works (under “Fine Art”). International orders please call risd|works at 401-277-4949.

The library plans to release an edition of ten plans (five sets of starboard and port sides) annually. This year’s edition is selections from Type 1 and Type 2 representing Tankers and Standard Steel ships. Proceeds benefit the Fleet Library at RISD’s special collections and exhibitions. The dazzle collection is housed in special collections and the funds raised will help preserve this collection.

The prints are the size of the original plans (10 or 14 by 34). All of the Type 2s are 14 inches high and all of the Type 1s are 10 inches high.


Posted in RISD with tags , , , on March 6, 2009 by ccovert

We have the above avaliable images for sale as postcards.  They cost 50 cents a piece.  For more information please contact us at RISD Library.

RISD’s new dazzle webpage

Posted in Resources, RISD with tags , , , , on January 15, 2009 by ccovert