I am a complete convert to Daniel Smith brand of watercolours, and have been steadily (but looking at my bank balance, not too steadily) building my collection. Some of the rich colours have a tiny sparkle in them, which sadly isn’t captured by the scanner. I’m painting a bit larger scale (this feather is about 8.5 inches tall on 11 x 15 inch Bockingford paper). I think this one will make some cards and prints.
I quite like the idea of inventing feathers to go in different rooms in the house.