California Summer

I always start off painting my skies, trying to make them as moody and atmospheric as possible and then decide from there what I want to add to the watercolor.  When I took this to class without a title it was interesting to hear what others saw in the piece. Someone said it looked like an approaching storm, which really surprised me since I had painted mostly blue sky.  I thought it was not atmospheric enough for my liking.  Our instructor thought it looked a little like the Australian outback.  Hmmm.  It reminds me a little of the dry summers here in norther California, so for now I'm going to call it California Summer but may change it if I come up with something better.