The super-subtle wood texture is another detail that was in the original art, on the same layer, so I didn’t fight with it to make Patrick cast a shadow.

Finally, some attention put into the product design! The cereal is “what if Lucky Charms, but the mascot is an anime tie-in.”

I mostly did the “avoid copyright claims by not putting logos on anything” strategy. Kinda wish I’d done more of the “slightly alternate-universe brands” approach.