Painting… with a toothbrush

Some time last week, she asked to paint so instead of painting with the usual medium of fingers and brushes, I whipped out a toothbrush that had just been declared junk and that was what she used that day!:
What you need:
  • an old toothbrush
  • drawing block
  • non-toxic paint
  • palette

A word of caution: the child may try to brush her teeth with the toothbrush so be vigilant!

I quite like the effect created by using a toothbrush and how the paint blends together when brushed rather than mixed together… here’s the eventual masterpiece:

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