Getting nit picky

This illustration was for a story about "vampire appliances," which suck energy when plugged in regardless of whether or not they are in use. Given the short turnaround time I had to work with, I was happy how it turned out...

...until I noticed it was hard to make out the toaster's cord once it entered the shadowy area. I was immediately struck with artist's regret and felt compelled to fix it:

I think it makes a world of difference, but that's probably the OCD talking.

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