Robert Ponzio, Oak Hall School, Gainesville, Florida
Where Western artists introduced a "fixed perspective" and vanishing point into their work, Chinese artists traditionally used a shifting perspective in their paintings. Click here for an explanation of these differing conceptions of space and the scope they provide to artists. An outline of the lesson is included.
This power point slide show demonstrates the concepts of the lesson for students using scenes from the scrolls.
Instructions on creating a hand scroll, with examples of student work.