Visual tests of a face in physiognomy.
Physiognomic tests of facial outlines.
Estimations of human appearance and character.
The gallery of images shows physiognomic outlines which are drawn as conditional geometrical diagrams, and the gallery results commenting texts in which psychological characteristics are written according to arithmetic rules and according to structural logic of Hexagrams in the canon I Ching. But real half-faces and characters of people not obligatory submit to geometrical and arithmetic rules, and consequently for the physiognomic analysis it is possible to apply adjustment tests which can help correction of mistakes.
1st adjustment physiognomic test.
Visual analysis of human appearance.
The first adjustment test allows to find out accuracy of physiognomic
self-estimations of own half-face and to compare own estimations to
notions which someone has about your face, that allows to rethink
notion about own appearance in comparison with opinion of other
This physiognomic test is necessary as everyone can see a profile of own face only by means of two mirrors but it is difficult, or can see in a photo that also can be only at presence of a photo. But if the man sees own half-face nevertheless a self-estimation of appearance and accordingly estimation of own character can be incorrect, or can not coincide with estimations which are done with other people.
|The essence of the test consists that it is necessary
to draw physiognomic outlines by means of the stencil (cliche).
The stencil consists of the grey contour and dark points. If dark points coincide with the grey contour then correspond to the not expressed features of a half-face, and if not coincide with the grey contour then correspond to the expressed features of a half-face. If you think that your forehead is expressed then draw a line from the dark point in top of a head to the dark point which corresponds to the expressed outline of a forehead, but if you think that your forehead is not expressed then draw a line from the dark point in top of a head to the dark point which corresponds to the not expressed outline of a forehead. And so on draw lines which connect dark points and according to your opinion specify the expressed and not expressed physiognomic outlines of your half-face.
In result you receive the drawn contour which is a physiognomic scheme of your notion about own appearance.
If the drawn contour differs from a half-face which can be seen in a mirror
or in a photo then this difference has no basic value, as the drawn contour is
conditional outlines the same as physiognomic images in gallery are conditional
outlines. The fact matters that the drawn contour designates physiognomic type of
to which there corresponds your half-face according to your opinion.
Look as N.Timofeev-Risovsky has estimated own appearance in the self-portrait.
|The shown self-portrait is a cartoon (caricature or
grotesque) and approximately corresponds to valid facial contours, but the cartoon allows to see how N.Timofeev-Risovsky
estimated own appearance and by that estimated features of own
By means of the stencil it is possible to draw the half-face contours of N.Timofeev-Risovsky how it is shown in figure on the right. The drawn contours too are a cartoon which differ from actual forms of a face, but however is in general similar to actual forms, that allows to estimate prominent features of appearance by means of physiognomy.
When you have drawn a contour of own half-face it is necessary that someone
another has estimated your appearance, and it is necessary to draw the second
physiognomic outlines by means of the second stencil which
is designated as an extraneous estimation. Namely if someone thinks that your
forehead is expressed then draw a line from the dark point in top of a head to
the dark point which corresponds to the expressed outline of a forehead, and if
someone thinks that your forehead is not expressed then draw a line from the dark point
in top of a head to the dark point which corresponds to the not expressed
outline of a forehead. And so on draw lines which connect dark points and
specify the expressed and not expressed outlines of your half-face according to
Then it is possible to compare two drawn contours which are drawn as a result of different estimations of your appearance.
If any parameters of the drawn contours do not coincide then it means:
- or you incorrectly estimate own appearance because of incorrect estimations of own character;
- or other person incorrectly estimates your appearance because of incorrect attitudes to you.
For example, if anyone estimates outlines of your nose as not expressed but you think that your nose is expressed, then probably the man underestimates value of your individuality or you overestimate value of own individuality.
If you were estimated by the man who is familiar with features of your character then it is possible to find out as correctly or incorrectly you estimate own character in comparison with opinion of other man, or it is possible to find out as correctly or incorrectly the man estimates you, that allows to correct human mutual relation.
Besides the similar physiognomic stencils can be made not for itself but for the man interesting you. Namely it is possible to ask anyone to describe his/her appearance and to draw by means of a stencil the physiognomic contour which will specify notion of the man about itself, and then according to own estimations to draw the second physiognomic contour which will specify your notion about his/her half-face. Then it is possible to compare the drawn contours and to correct mutual relation.
Namely comparison of physiognomic contours allows to find points of contradictions and disagreements if any features of half-faces are appreciated unequally, and also allows to find points of true mutual perception and true relations to each other if features of half-faces are appreciated equally.
In empty lines on the right of stencils it is possible to write information of the second adjustment physiognomic test which is described below.
2nd adjustment physiognomic test.
Psychological analysis of human character.
The second adjustment test allows to specify psychological characteristics of
That is in gallery of images each physiognomic type has characteristics which consist of antonymous and psychological definitions, and are written according to arithmetic rules according to structural logic of Hexagrams I Ching, but characters of real people are complex that sometimes results in erroneous perception of characters and sometimes results in discrepancy with definitions which are written according to arithmetic rules, and consequently it is necessary to specify psychological features of each person.
For adjusted estimations of characters it is possible to use the following table where psychological definitions corresponding to physiognomic levels of a human face are specified on the right, and antonymous definitions corresponding to the expressed and not expressed features of a face are above specified, that corresponds with quantity of strong and weak lines in Hexagrams of the canon I Ching, and it is connected with numbers of the arithmetic rule according to which psychological and antonymous definitions are used in gallery.
It is necessary according to physiognomic facial levels to choose suitable psychological
definitions on the right and antonymous definitions above the table, and
it is necessary to note cells of the table which are on crossing of the chosen
psychological and antonymous definitions.
For example, if you think that for description of the physiognomic level of a forehead and for characteristics of consciousness there corresponds psychological definition "philosophizing and imagination" in a combination with antonymous definition "strong" then note a cell of the table which is on crossing of these definitions. In the same way choose definitions and note the appropriate cells of the table for other physiognomic levels of a half-face.
Then six marked cells can be connected by lines consistently from the top cell which corresponds to the top level of a half-face (forehead) and up to the bottom cell which corresponds to the bottom level of a half-face (chin). In result you receive a diagram of human character which can be used for comparison with visual estimations of human appearance and for correcting of attitudes to own individuality, or for correcting of relation with other people.
Namely the second adjustment test allows to find conformity or discrepancies between psychological characteristics which are made by means of the table, and visual estimations of appearance which are made by means of stencils in the first adjustment test, that allows to correct attitudes of the man to oneself or to correct mutual relation with other people.
For example, if you have chosen the antonymous definition "strong" for psychological definition "philosophizing and imagination", that corresponds to the expressed outline of a forehead, but during the visual analysis in the stencil you have drawn the not expressed outline of a forehead then this fact is discrepancy which specifies:
- or you incorrectly perceives features of own character or character of other man;
- or this character trait is exalted and consequently is shown ambiguously;
- or outlines of a full-face have formal parameters which correlate with outlines of a half-face and influence perception of human character.
The reason of discrepancies can be many factors which make essence of psychological testing by means of this table.
If in the table you have chosen definitions which do not deny the contours drawn in stencils then the perception of own character or perception of character of other man are correct.
Pay attention that table allows to draw diagrams of human characters but this table is not intended for drawing exact visual physiognomic contours as is intended for not visual testing features of human characters, and consequently in the table it is possible to draw diagrams which conditionally correspond with forms of human faces, and also conditionally correspond with physiognomic images which in gallery correspond to types of human faces.
Besides in the table it is possible to draw some diagrams of one human character which are constructed according to opinions of several people, that allows to estimate features of character according to different opinions. And also in the table it is possible to draw different color diagrams of characters for two or three persons then it is possible to analyze human mutual relations.
The following page results the information according to which it is possible to choose psychological definitions for descriptions of human characters according to different degrees of perception of world around.
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