A Dream of Loulan

This piece inspired by the Loulan, an ancient kingdom based around an important oasis city along the Silk Road in the northwest of China.

The mysterious woman standing outside the Loulan City seems to be true also illusionary in the melting gold of the setting sun. The flying streamers are like the red clouds on the horizon, also the endless Silk Road, with hopes and blesses flowing through the eyes. To the many travelers, she sends the most desired sweet and pure water. But when the sunset comes to a close, will all this beauty just a dream? She, may be just an ordinary woman lives in Loulan, may be the goddess to bless and protect all the life on the desert, perhaps just only a dream from the thousands of travelers who has the faith in their hearts on the journeys through the thousands of years on the Silk Road...

FInal Illustration

FInal Illustration

Sketches

Sketches

Process

Process