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Frontiers in Art Research, 2022, 4(17); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2022.041701.

Research on Virtual Reality Interactive Design of Alien Beast Images in the Classic of Mountains and Rivers


Fangya Deng

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Fangya Deng

Capital Normal University, Beijing, 100048, China


The Classic of Mountains and Rivers is a geographical masterpiece of ancient myths and legends in China in the pre-Qin period. There are five volumes in The Classic of Mountains, which has unique significance and research value with a large number of images of supernatural beings and alien beasts. The historical content and image value contained in The Classic of Mountains and Rivers has practical significance for studying the traditional cultural heritage of China. With the development of information and digital technology, the information age is coming. Emerging science and technology have been applied to the inheritance and protection of traditional culture, and virtual reality technology is one of the important ways. With its unique sense of immersion and interaction, virtual reality technology can give full play to the essence of traditional culture, and its unique advantages also provide a better display and a dissemination way for the inheritance of China's ancient excellent cultural heritage and national wisdom. In this paper, the alien beast images in The Classic of Mountains and Rivers are taken as the main research subject, some of them are selected to summarize the morphological characteristics, and the digital painting technology is used to innovate, and the alien beast shapes in The Classic of Mountains and Rivers are created. Finally, the interactive alien beast images are displayed and transmitted dynamically by combining virtual reality technology, which is of great significance and value for the popularization and development of traditional culture.


The Classic of Mountains and Rivers, Alien beast images, Cultural heritage, Virtual reality, Interactive design

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Fangya Deng. Research on Virtual Reality Interactive Design of Alien Beast Images in the Classic of Mountains and Rivers. Frontiers in Art Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 17: 1-5. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2022.041701.


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