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Apsaras Orchestra - Buddhist Heaven (伎乐天)

I took my inspiration from one of the buddhist wall paintings in Mogao Cave. (Refer to the 4th image) The original presents a celestial being/deva swiftly flying through a bell tower, while the instruments with ribbons play and resonate above the sky. I perfer having devas playing instruments instead of having them floating, so I painted a group of girls and managed to maintain the dynamic flow of the ribbons, and applied the magical, illuminated looks on them.

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