Scroll on down to the post for Monday night watercolor, 1/13/14. I know you haven't had a chance to try this in class, but I think you're ready to give it a go. I want to add a step:
After you finish an attempt, take note of what worked well and what did not. See if you can deduce why things went the way they did. Articulating your successes and failures will enlighten us all.