These watercolors are vibrant, delicate in transparency and subtle in tonality. When dry they have a distinctive satin luminosity known as a "French finish." They are made of pure pigments, presoaked in distilled water to better fuse with the binder for flawless color washes. The secret ingredient, honey from the Alps, imparts a distinctive luster to the paint. Cold ground on traditional granite grindstones to ensure no alteration of a color's natural hue. In 10ml tubes.