Maybe you sell your beer. Maybe you made your beer to give away to friends. Maybe you’re just a stickler for shiny colors on glass bottles. Whatever the reason, you want to make a beer label for your homebrew, and this thread will show you step-by-step exactly how to do that yourself for ALMOST totally free!
Today’s beer is Old Worts, a hoppy IPA blend with molasses. To protect their identity, I’m leaving out all personal details about this person. The client had an image they’d drawn on paper of a hand with warty knuckles each looking like one of his beer buddies. My first step was to re-draw it a little better than he had done, but however you get the final image you want to use, it has to be on paper in black and white first. If you want to sell your beer you need to have a written note by the artist releasing copyright to you for use of the image. If the image is copywritten you’ll have to modify it at least 35% in order to legally use it on your label. I recommend printing out words and cutting them out to glue them together with your image, creating something like this: