Her name is supposed to be Eléonore, not Eleonore, but DA won't allow the é in the title...
So... The original design for this character was male. But, since I'd basically exaggerated the "girly elf" aspect of him, at one point in time I realized that I might as well him a girl. So I did, and it changed pretty much nothing. LOL!
I've drawn the boy version of her before, ages ago: [link]
I think I like the current design better. lol.
She's also from the same story as this guy: [link]
Bit of background story, she was sent to a convent to become a White Mage when she was younger, but ran away with Lex (from the Dying Magic picture) to become a thief. After getting separated from him and nearly caught, she went back to being a White Mage in an attempt at leading an honest life, and did so for a few years until Lex showed up at her door one day to try and rope her into helping him with a quest.
I drew the character part of this about 2 years ago, so there's a few things kinda meh, namely her hands. The background is a bit more recent, and took me a really, REALLY long time to do. x_X Especially the ivy.
Surprisingly, though, this didn't take me very long to colour... I thought that the ivy plants would have taken more time, but I guess they were easier to colour than to draw. Hehe.
Title is taken from the song Le Jardinier du Couvent, by 1755 (lyrics here: [link]
), which was a bit of an inspiration for her background story... And name.