My artwork for Costellarium by Reverie Studio
The Yellow Dragon
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The Yellow Dragon is a mythological creature of the Chinese constellation that completes the Sixiang along with Azure Dragon of the East, the Vermilion Bird of the South, the White Tiger of the West, and the Black Turtle of the North. This deity is the centre of the cosmos, it represents the element earth, the Chinese quintessence, as well as the changing of the seasons.
According to legends the deity manifested hornless to Fuxi, emerging from the River Luo and filling a hole in the sky made by the monster Gonggong. It instructed Fuxi the elements of writing.