Watercolour paint consists of fine pigment particles suspended in a water-soluble binder (adhesive substance). It is a semi-transparent paint and is usually put on white paper as it gives a natural luminosity to the washes of colour. It has this dreamlike quality and is easy of access which allows every daydreamer to be able to express their art. This art form dominated Asian art for ages and reached its golden age in Europe during the 19th Century, with the introduction of the English School of Watercolourists. Colour tones and atmospheric effects are achieved by staining the paper when wet with varying amounts of colour pigments. The more water in the wash, the more the paper affects the colours; for example, vermilion, a warm red, will gradually turn into a cool pink as it is thinned with more water. It requires a lot of patience and deep mastery of the art to get the desired effect and an amazing art piece.