The class was very informative, thank you. So many tools that I was missing in my practice daily! I also realised there are many ways to accomplish the same thing, which is great and gives you choice.
I've decided to draw a jar of wine standing on a Greek style column. Here is the final result:
I started by making the shapes using the tools learnt in this course.
Then I added some liquid in the jar using the zigzag tool and the pathfinder
I found a nice colour palette online and coloured my image.