I had a really great time sketching all my little potion bottles. I drew four!
S K E T C H E S
I used a combination of both tools to create my bottles. The mermaid hair would have been a nightmare for me to do with the pen tool, so I whipped it out with the pencil tool. That raven on the other hand just had too many specific corners and lines, so I took my time with the pen tool to get it just right. Here they are vectorized:
V E C T O R S
After composing them and playing with color, I made some final tweaks (got rid of the Dream Potion label backing, changed the Raven's Cure bottle top, etc), and here they are: