Max and Arthur are friends who share an interest in painting.
-Arthur is an accomplished painter; Max is a beginner. -Max's first attempt at using a paintbrush sends the two friends on a whirlwind trip through various artistic media, which turn out to have unexpected pitfalls. -Although Max is inexperienced, he's courageous and a quick learner. -His energy and enthusiasm bring the adventure to its triumphant conclusion. Beginners everywhere will take heart.