This well-dressed child just wanted to find out a little more about these odd folks passing through, so she brought them a couple apples and wanted to hear some stories in exchange…
I really feel that some of my ability has come back. I know I’m no Golden Daemon contender, but these are also generally monsters & one-shot NPCs and so won’t see much time on the table in the spotlight.
I intentionally made her eyes a little bigger than standard scale, to emphasize the childhood wonder of this little girl. And I have her looking up a little bit since any interaction she’d have with a party would likely mean she’s talking to someone taller than her.
I also haven’t gotten back into edge highlighting yet. I was never terribly good at it, and for these NPCs/Monsters, it’s more about getting them done in a reasonable way & time. When I paint the characters for my upcoming (by the time this posts, the current) campaign I’m running, that’s when I’ll be spending some serious time on details to really (hopefully) make the characters stand out against the hordes of baddies.