Well… now things are getting weird.
There would seem like there would be no reason for Leah, the littlest kobold, to get her own sprite for anything. After all, she seemed almost too tiny to be able to even defend herself in the titular story that she was known for.
Time has been good to the minuscule kobold, though, and she’s a hero in her own right when she’s older. She joins the ranks of Benton Kearst in this mystery project that we’re speaking in such hushed tones.
Not much to speak of there, is she? Still, as with every project, I’m always really interested in seeing the beginnings of an art piece.
Leah quickly gained more form, and you can see that she’s wearing her outfit from the unofficial cover of the story that we released.
A little bit of shading and detailing helped her out quite a bit. She was holding onto some flowers in this update… another clear reference to that cover that Kimirra did.
With even more detail, you could see the textures of her clothing, and the more accurate shape of her head and face.
Let there be color! As the background fades to white, our little kobold received a fresh coat of paint. Still had those flowers. What could they be for?
Just maybe they were hiding a deadly blade instead! Alright, that’s not exactly what happened. There was a little bit of miscommunication with the artist early on, but he nailed it with the modifications.
Leah had a tiny pig nose in the version before, so we managed to put things together more neatly in this final version. Leah grows up to be quite the rogue, drawing on her experiences in the Cirque du Malorum to help her in her new profession. Rumor is that she still keeps in touch with the Destrites.
And just like with Benton, here’s a more pleasantly sized version of the character so that you can see her in all her glory:
We’ll be back in a few weeks with another member of this mystery project. Intriguing!