Another 30 minute watercolor practice sketch of sky, clouds and water. This was done on paper with a little tooth you can see how different the water color takes to the paper if you compare this one with the watercolor practice 2. Practice 2 was done on paper with a very smooth surface. Compare this sky with the sky in practice 1. Practice 1 started with a wash of clear water and then color was added over the wet wash. Practice 3 sky was done on dry paper giving the hard edges of the clouds. Additional color was added to give a wet gradation in the under side of the clouds. I also lifted off color with paper towel to soften the edges at certain places. The reflection on the beach was done with a clear wash first and then laying in color.