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Bob Ross

The late Bob Ross became a cultural icon through his soft-spoken charm, trademark “happy” trees, and innovative Wet-on-Wet painting Technique®. His Joy of Painting series remains the most recognized and most watched art program in history.

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Mountain Reflections
With his trusty paint brushes in hand, Bob Ross takes us to a beautiful hideaway nested below a towering mountain.

Oval Barn
As if by magic, Bob Ross paints an old country barn in an oval —with snowy trees and bushes breaking through the borders.

Covered Bridge
Bob Ross paints a country covered bridge without disturbing the lovely forest background. A painting you won't want to miss!

Sunset Oval
Bob Ross paints a colorful mountain landscape in a truly different oval-in-a-square on canvas. Don't miss it!

Dark Waterfall
Watch Bob Ross and his amazing paint brushes create a wonderful little waterfall in the middle of an early autumn forest.

Night Light
A lighthouse has been the saving grace for many a sailor during the night. Visit this stormy coastline with Bob Ross!

Mountain Glory
Bob Ross paints magnificent background mountains and nearby greenery — all in one beautiful landscape scene.

Hidden Stream
A real Bob Ross painting favorite that pleases the eye -- large old tree, small trickling stream and textured ground.

Shades of Grey
Seek the warmth of a lonely cabin in the frozen solitude of the mountains. Bob Ross paints a scene using only Grey and White.

Cabin in the Woods
Happen upon a lonely little cabin deep in the dark forest. Mysteries unfold in a Bob Ross black canvas masterpiece!

Dock Scene
An abandoned fishing boat hugs an old dockside pier and as always, Bob Ross completes the scene in less than thirty minutes!

Northern Lights
On a black background, Bob Ross creates an incredible scene with mountain, cabin and the notorious lights of the northern sky.

Evening Waterfall
Once again Bob Ross shares his truly unique painting technique as he creates a fantastic waterfall on black canvas.

Golden Sunset
A golden sky glowing above radiant trees and bushes on a black canvas is the painting project Bob Ross has selected for today.

Towering Glacier
With a sweep of his brushes, Bob Ross paints a waterfall flowing at the foot of a magnificent mountainous glacier.

Golden Knoll
Just a few colors and brushes are all Bob Ross uses to paint this simple yet lovely monochromatic scene.

Soft Mountain Glow
Bob Ross' painting project for today is a soft landscape setting at the base of a towering mountain.

Barn at Sunset
Bob Ross paints a big old barn which appears to be half-covered in a snowy setting of frostbitten foliage.

Secluded Beach
Bob Ross teaches his special painting technique while creating a restless ocean crashing against a rocky coastline.

The Old Mill
Hear the rhythm of the water splashing down at the old mill. You will be captivated by this Bob Ross creation!

Bright Autumn Trees
Bob Ross teaches us to capture the exciting colors of autumn on canvas in this spectacular exhibition of trees.

Quiet Woods
Travel with Bob Ross into the silent misty forest and experience the breathtaking beauty of nature as it awakens from slumber.

Cabin In Sunset
Bob Ross teaches us the joy of painting with a bright, colorful sky, trees and cabin displayed on canvas!

Mountain Splendor
Bob Ross captures the undaunted power and charm of a glorious mountain surveying its surroundings -- all on canvas!

Winter Hideaway
With paint brush, Bob Ross places a lonesome cabin in the middle of a wintry setting -- respite for the snow-weary traveler.

Pot O' Posies
Guest artist Annette Kowalski demonstrates the fabulous Bob Ross Floral Painting technique -- a hanging bouquet in just minutes.

Autumn Images
Feel the crisp coolness of autumn air and the beauty of changing colors with Bob Ross. Pick up your brush and paint along!

Evergreens at Sunset
Bob Ross creates a sky with a quiet, escaping sun that serves as an ominous backdrop for tall, shadowy trees.

Light at the Summit
Capture a vision of glory with Bob Ross as you view the brilliance of afternoon sunlight peeking over a distant mountain summit.

Grey Winter
Bob Ross uses monochromatic tones to convey the icy coldness of a lake surrounded by trees in mid-winter.

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The late Bob Ross delights and encourages the painting hobbyist in The Best of the Joy of Painting. In these 52 episodes selected from a vast library, soft-spoken host Ross paints his trademark "happy" clouds, mountains and trees, while soothingly offering words of encouragement to those painting along at home. He shares his "wet-on-wet" technique for painting natural scenes that incorporate cliffs, waterfalls, green valleys and seascapes.

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