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Make your own Camouflage
by minerug on July 21, 2008 Table of Contents Make your own Camouflage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Intro: Make your own Camouflage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 1: How does camouflage work? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 2: Colour Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Related Instructables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Comments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 2 4 6 6

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-Animals have better peripheral vision than humans -Plays a key role in threat detection -More rod cells in peripheral zones of retina causes peripheral vision to work better at night The brain’s perceptions -Brain is more likely to perceive something as an object or figure if it is one solid colour -Black in the environment perceived as depth. What happens if you. because secretive animal watching is well. Shadows are a source of the colour black.To a certain extent.Colour plays a major role -100% of visual clarity in the range of focal vision . hence the name of some being DPM (disruptive pattern material) -The patterns on some snakes act as Disruptive camouflage Vision Here's a quick summary of a few things you need to understand before designing an effective camouflage pattern If you want to know more about these things. as well as distance (the air will gradually absorb colours. and meet that need. creating grey-black) Making Camouflage work Confusing focal vision . and there are a couple of ones about ghillie suits.com/id/How-to-make-great-burgers-at-home/ . or some of the usual army surplus? Hopefully this Instuctable will give you enough info for you to start designing you own camouflage This Instructable is a work in progress. usually paintball guns etc. I've thrown in a few links at the bottom Focal vision/central vision (If you sound smart you can use the medical term. without being spotted (by the animals presumably. usually by the use of colours or and/or shapes -Stick insects are a prime example of Mimetic camouflage Disruptive camouflage -Disruptive camouflage disrupts.. like me want to make some wearable camouflage that isn't a ghillie suit. Mimetic camouflage -Mimetic camouflage mimics the environment that it is in. odd) There are plenty of 'ibles out about camouflaging things.Relies on conscious input. if not the same as the colours in the environment . colour does not play an important role in P. I had to find a client with a need.Different colours breaking up solid colours and forms will limit the brains ability to detect the object Confusing peripheral vision -Using environment-specific colours will reduce the contrast between the material and the surroundings -While peripheral vision relies on contrast. only movement and contrast.instructables.V. we need to know what the different types of camo are. not physical shapes -This is what all just about all the camouflage patterns used by militarys around the world use. My animal-nut friend asked me to make his an item of clothing that would allow him to observe his favorite animals in the wild. Confusing/Altering the brain’s perceptions http://www..Using colours in the pattern that are similar to.Intro: Make your own Camouflage For one of my subjects at school. ie looking at things Peripheral vision -In humans. reducing the contrast between the colours in the pattern will negatively affect the foveal confusing properties. as I'm still in the process of making my camouflage item Step 1: How does camouflage work? Before we get into the details of how camo works. or breaks up the outline of a figure -This involves only patterns and colours.Foveal Vision ) . using shapes similar to that in theenvironment .

com/id/How-to-make-great-burgers-at-home/ . "I'm a leaf I'm a leaf I'm a leaf I'm a leaf. adding a 3rd dimension to design Links More info on how camouflage works >here< Info on Peripheral vision >here< Focal vision >here< The Dithering effect >here< lnfo on German 'Flecktarn' (this will help explain the Dithering effect a bit) >here< Image Notes 1... Crap you can see me" **hides under front legs** http://www. OMFG! Its a snake! Image Notes 1. confusing colour vision more by increasing the pattern’s ability to blend -The use of black or other dark colours will create a perception of depth.instructables.-The ‘dithering effect’ can be implemented to create the perception of more colours.

or a dusty brown one? You decide. here's the method I use for selecting colours-Find or take a picture of the environment you want to make a camouflage for. -Transfer the picture onto a computer and open it up on paint (assuming you are using PC) -Click the re-size button and a pop up should appear -Type in '1' in the 'Horizontal' and 'Vertical' boxes -Click OK -The picture should have turned really tiny -Open up the re-size box again. This could be a sandy environment like the beach or some desert. This is especially true if you produce something with the effectiveness of the Universal Camouflage Pattern from a few years back. and plays a very important role in whether you pattern works. but this time type '500' into the boxes. the woods outside you house and just about anywhere.com/id/How-to-make-great-burgers-at-home/ . for me I only do it twice in total http://www. This demonstrates the 'Dithering effect' used in some camouflage designs Step 2: Colour Selection This is obviously the most important step of the design process. then click OK -Repeat this step until you have the image size you want.instructables. Since when did an assortment of greys blend into a green environment. or you just end up looking like an idiot.Image Notes 1. Criticism aside.

Pop up 2. Resize button Image Notes 1.. Image Notes 1. 500% http://www.Image Notes 1. Because this is going to work..instructables. Tiny picture Image Notes 1.com/id/How-to-make-great-burgers-at-home/ .

by Valdravulfr The Complete Guide to Airsofting by taz2020 Proffesional Ghillie Suit by americaneagle Comments 5 comments Add Comment Apr 26.com/id/How-to-make-great-burgers-at-home/ . 2009.765 views? because. Not so tiny Related Instructables DPM Platypus holder on a standard PLCE Yoke (Photos) by mattyuke Digital Camera Lens Hood / Rain Hood by maudlin airsoft sniping by airsoftsniper#1 Sniper Rifle Camouflage. 2011. 7:56 AM REPLY http://www. 2011.mac says: Jan 1. 2011. 4:25 AM REPLY minerug says: New instructable up and running ducktape.mac says: ah. 12:47 PM REPLY how does this have 4. i see. 10:34 PM REPLY ducktape. 1:29 PM REPLY Patented says: it seems very tasty! but picture would be nice too Aug 9. 2011.instructables. so next time I make something. i don't know if my computer isn't wanting to pull these pics up. I'll put it in here Jan 17...Image Notes 1. maybe i should try what you did. whatever you did. Jan 18. or if you accidentally did this. it seems to have worked!!! minerug says: Instructables won't let me delete it.

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