Having gotten the composition worked-out, I got the paper and watercolors out, and ended-up moving away from the enormous naked guy:
|A beer brewed with Steenstra's windmill cookies. Mmmmmmm|
I love the way the tulips and brickwork turned-out. This was a really fun illustration project, and I would definitely not shy away from doing more beer labels in the future. With the incredible popularity of craft brewing in Michigan, I'm sure the opportunities are out there.