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Liverbudgie

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Art masquerading as camouflage
« on: June 17, 2014, 08:12:40 pm »

You may have seen this in the papers or on the tele you may have visit Liverpool over the last weekend, if not here is my version of the Edmund Gardner in her present colour scheme which, I hope, will not last too long.

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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2014, 08:31:47 pm »

I'm on the fence on this one........saw it on Ships Nostalgia the other day.....and boy what a furore it has caused amongst members................one thing..........ya won't miss it in Albert dock precinct will ya, lol. {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)

side view's even better............looks like a pair of 60's curtains, lol %% %% %% %% %%
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2014, 08:42:15 pm »

cant believe that they have commented its a replica of wartime camouflage.what rot!
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2014, 10:12:02 pm »

More like a advert for B&Q  {-)

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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2014, 10:39:48 pm »

I like it.. :-))

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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2014, 11:22:09 pm »

cant believe that they have commented its a replica of wartime camouflage.what rot!
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2014, 11:28:00 pm »

U-boat commander: "Up periscope .... ha, contact bearing AARGH! MY EYES, down periscope, port 30, dive, dive ..."

Mien Got.......Zee skipper has put zee deck chairs out!!!! %% %% %% %%
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2014, 12:38:23 am »

To my mind, it's not good enough.

It's not "accurate" in terms of what dazzle was, it's an interpretation as perceived by an artist.

In this case, one who clearly doesn't understand how "real" dazzle was used to break up a silhouette or confuse a sub commander with regards to heading/distance etc.

Ah well.

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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2014, 01:33:04 am »

and I bet the "artist" was given thousands of pounds in a grant from the Arts Council  (the Taxpayer!)
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2014, 02:52:02 am »

There appears to be about 4 years of green growth on the base of the dock........

Has it taken that 'artiste' that long to complete such colourful work?.........

rottweiler......I would suggest many tens of thousand's of pounds in labour+ materials .......[including lots of rolls of masking tape {-)].......yuck  %% .......Derek
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2014, 07:59:44 am »

at least there's a new coat o' paint on the ol gal......she was looking decidedly a little rusty before it {-) {-) {-) {-)
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #11 on: June 18, 2014, 08:09:25 am »

 :}  At least it kept the paint industry going for a few years,well it is not a banksy more your Brighton deck chair company,Ray. :D 
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2014, 09:18:07 am »

I like it.. :-))
I hate to say this but I do too.   It's fun but it aint no "Dazzle" camouflage.  Now if you were sending her out to be a 1960s pirate radio station it would just the ticket.
 
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #13 on: October 10, 2014, 04:05:14 am »

Probably not too bad when you're on the boat looking out...
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #14 on: October 10, 2014, 08:51:22 am »

at least the white anchor boxes show up well....tony
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2014, 10:09:07 am »

They should have sent the "artist" north to Shetland to do some research.  Floatel "Sans Vitesse".
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Re: Art masquerading as camouflage
« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2014, 11:06:53 am »

Now thats what I call a "Dazzle" scheme!!! :-)) :-)) :-))
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