Rorschach

In 1921 Hermann Rorschach in 1921 developped a psychological test to determine a subject’s personality through his interpretation of a set of abstract images.

This experiment is an attempt to reproduce the typical aspect of these images. Despite of the random process used to generate these images, we often perceive, faces, animals or other figurative shapes, mainly due to symmetry.

In the movie Watchmen, a character named “Rorschach” wears a mask with animated patterns evoking the images from the test. Here is my version of this animation :