Fancy Lads Farms

A co-worker of mine is starting down the noble path of the apiarist.  I've been helping him in various ways, whether it be assembling assembling frames, attempting to move hives, or checking on his bees.

an industrious bunch
He's hoping to have some honey to sell this season, and needed a label for his jars.  He asked for a painting in the same style as some previous paintings I've done, and here's what I came up with:

I'm pretty happy with how this turned-out, for the most part.  Specifically, I like the honey bee at the top and the blue border.  I was having some trouble deciding what to put in the background, but I'm really glad I decided on the honeycomb.  I think the gradient looks pretty cool, and it's not something I've done before.