Kappa 09 Picture

Another character from my kid's show idea. This was actually the first character I ever created for the show; he was originally designed to be a puppet, so his bodily structure was kept very simple with plain, round shapes that would be easy to fabricate. Once I made him, the other characters came into existence one by one.

Anyway, this is Kappa, who is Marcus' best friend. He is a Stymphalion bird (remember the 12 tasks of Hercules?) who was rejected by his evil bretheren because he was different... the only one who did not have a wicked heart like the others. Chased out of the tribe, Kappa wandered the forests until he ran into Marcus, and they became the best of friends.
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