— by Deng Junfang: Twenty-eight-year-old Ye Luying is undoubtedly one of the most impressive painters among the rising Chinese painters in recent years. 

Her cartoon-style “Nymph of the Luo River” or “Luoshenfu” won many prizes, including the best illustration award at the 13th Golden Dragon Award for Chinese Animation held in 2016. The painting is based on the author Cao Zhi from the Wei Dynasty (220-265) and his admiration for a water goddess. In his narratives, Cao used flowery language to describe her and their sincere love…

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