Not getting out much these days, so...I'm going to work from some of the reference material I've taken over the last few years.
Here's a sketch of a red volcanic neck near the valley of the gods (I think):
I'm just getting back into watercolors, here are a bunch of quick thumbnails:
I'm going to try to do tons of these. I figure eventually the fluidity will return and I'll do something good. In the mean time I'll have fun playing. I'd almost forgotten how much I love using a real brush...and I love the way the textures magically appear on the rough watercolor paper.
I think my favorite one of these may be the purple monochrome.