Luo Yin was born in Zhengzhou in the Chinese province of Henan. She graduated from the Beijing Film Academy with a specialization in animation in 2006. She subsequently worked as a freelance animator in Beijing for four years. She has also made illustrations for children's books and magazines. By 2010 she met French scriptwiter Richard Marazano, with whom she created the comics series 'Le Rêve du Papillon' for the French publishing house Dargaud.