DJ received new paint brushes this week and they came with this paint pallet. I've been loosely following the advice of the Young at Art book by Susan Striker. In that book, it is recommended to introduce painting to a toddler only one color at a time in order to avoid the frustrating muddy brown that inevitably results from mixing colors when you don't know what you're doing. So far, DJ has explored all of the primary & secondary colors independently and is ready for the next step of mixing colors, beginning with mixing one color with white or black. Here he's mixing red and white. He was so interested, he didn't want to paint on the paper anymore, just to stir the paint together.
And of course every time we paint, he