She was inspired by the New Year's celebration from New Leaf, as she had been playing Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp but wanted to play a full Animal Crossing game again.
- Canvas: 18x24 Gessoed in white
- Favorite Brushes: Blick Studio, Liquitex Basic, and Simply Simmons
- Golden Heavy Body Acrylic in: Mars Black, Titanium White, Primary Magenta, Primary Cyan, Primary Yellow, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Titan Ruff, (optional) Introductory Color Set
- Golden High Flow Acrylic in: Titanium White, (CP) Cadmium Red Medium, High Flow Set
- Specialty Items: Golden glazing liquid, palette knife, palette, Chalk pastel pencil, T-square, Molotow marker, fine mist spray bottle
- Posters and prints of this painting can be purchased here.
- Mal has made another painting based on Animal Crossing as part of the Intro to Painting series.
- Some of the music for this episode was provided by insaneintherain music.
- Mal got Animal Crossing: New Leaf with her 3DS on Day 1306 (6/22/13). She began playing New Leaf again in 2018 shortly before Day 2966 (1/7/18).