sennelier french artists' watercolor is a honey-based watercolor paint for modern painters that has its roots in artistic tradition. produced in france using the same methods for over a century, these watercolors are intense amd luminous like the natural light that inspired the impressionists. the colors are ground traditionally using slowly rotating grindstones to prevent heating the paste, and to create the finest possible colors. sennelier french artists' watercolors offer excellent fluidity, transparency and intensity - producing superb washes and subtle mixtures. made with the finest quality pigments, top quality kordofan gum arabic and honey. the honey works as a preservative and gives the paint smoothness and brilliance.