Rorschach a Swiss psychiatrist invented the ink blot test.
Our chairman Ken Lilley led the evening’s activity, he introduced club members to Rorschach psychological test as a means to create art. The inkblot is where your mind starts to see recognisable patterns from ambiguous forms created on paper.
Andy Warhol Rorschach 1984; invented his own inkblot to create art.
Materials: Paper (watercolour works best), acrylic inks, or water colour paint, coloured pens or pencils.
- Fold your paper in half.
- On one side of the paper place random ink blots.
- Fold your paper and gently rub over the paper with the flat of your hand.
- Open up the paper, and interpret what you see. Use your pens or pencils to change it to whatever you see.
A detailed article, ‘The deliberate accident in art,’ by Christopher Turner, published 1/10/2011 can be found on the Tate website.
Check out our members work!