entopic graphomania

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entopic graphomania (uncountable)

  1. (art) A surrealist method in which dots are made at the sites of impurities in a blank sheet of paper, and lines are then made between the dots.
    • 2013, Whitney Sherman, Playing with Sketches: 50 Creative Exercises for Designers and Artists
      In the case of entopic graphomania, the artist was to discover the impurities on a piece of paper, place dots on the impurities, and draw connections between the dots. This was considered an automatic drawing []