Schmincke Horadam Finest Artist Watercolors exhibit a superb range of colors made with the finest pigments, ox gall and traditional binders. Extremely brilliant and more controllable on soft sized papers. Pans are cold poured in a special 3 to 4 stage method which assures no soft spots. These poured pans have the same working qualities as tube color. All colors are reliably lightfast for lasting quality of your art. Made in Germany.