False Colours

False Colours

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False Colours: Art, Design and Modern Camouflage - Roy Behrens - Bobolink Books

Widely praised, authoritative study of the military and civilian use of artists, designers and architechts as camouflage experts during World Wars I and II.

Illustrated by more than one hundred photographs and drawings, it explains how strategies used to conceal animals in nature, and military equipments and personnel in wartime, reply on the very same \"unit-forming factors\" that artists, architects and designers use in the development of typefaces, logos, page layouts, websits, paintings, architectural structures, furniture and so on.

First Edition, Signed

ISBN: 978-0971324404

Year: 2002

Binding: Softbound

Pages: 224

Format: 9 x 6 in.


Professor Roy Behrens has taught graphic design, illustration and design history for more than 35 years. He is currently Professor of Art and Distinguished Scholar at the University of Northern Iowa, and is an expert on the history of camouflage techniques. Roy was a sergeant in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War era, after which he earned a graduate degree at the Rhode Island School of Design.