Lesson 2: Inspired by Rorschach

Children learn that the inkblots which inspired Andy Warhol's 'Rorschach, 1984' were a set of psychological tests designed by the Swiss psychologist himself, and that the message of the inkblot really comes from how it is interpreted by the viewer

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding what the Rorschach Inkblots were used for

  • Using limited materials to create a symmetrical abstract image

  • Using my imagination to interpret and add detail to my image

Teacher Video: Inspired by Rorschach

Pupil video: Inspired by Rorschach


Rorschach (1984) by Andy Warhol
Rorschach Inkblot (1921), by Hermann Rorschach
Created by:
Kapow Primary, 
Art & Design specialist
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