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The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Bob Ross relaxes viewers and encourages the painting hobbyist in THE BEST OF THE JOY OF PAINTING. Using his "wet-on-wet" technique, Bob paints natural scenes with bold strokes across the canvas, from cascading waterfalls to snow-covered forests. Bob Ross’ calm disposition and easy-to-follow instruction remind viewers that “there are no mistakes, only happy accidents.”

Pot o' Posies

25m 12s

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

Episodes

  • Wayside Pond: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Wayside Pond

    S38 E3846 - 27m 19s

    In a densely covered spot hidden from the road lies a quiet pond; Bob Ross invites you along.

  • Early Autumn: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Early Autumn

    S38 E3845 - 25m 20s

    Follow along with the brushes of Bob Ross -- experience the first signs of autumn in a beautiful mountain oval.

  • Graceful Waterfall: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Graceful Waterfall

    S38 E3844 - 27m 19s

    Travel deep into the forest with Bob Ross and discover the beauty and serenity of an elegant waterfall.

  • Ocean Sunset: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ocean Sunset

    S38 E3843 - 27m 46s

    A setting sun over a deserted beach is Bob Ross’ subject for today’s show, a real seascape favorite.

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    Back Country Path

    S38 E3842 - 27m 9s

    Bob Ross takes a detour from the trail and discovers a rarely used path through country woods.

  • Desert Hues: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Desert Hues

    S38 E3841 - 27m 15s

    Take a drive deep into the desert with Bob Ross and enjoy a springtime cactus surprise.

  • Secluded Forest: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Secluded Forest

    S38 E3840 - 27m 6s

    Bob Ross paints the deepest, darkest place in the forest on a vertical canvas; so mysterious!

  • Ebb Tide: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ebb Tide

    S38 E3839 - 27m 37s

    Walk along the beach with Bob Ross and experience the colorful setting sun; a lovely oval painting to enjoy!

  • Trace of Spring: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trace of Spring

    S38 E3838 - 25m 39s

    Stroll to the river with Bob Ross and enjoy the emergence of springtime blossoms on flowering trees.

  • Mirrored Images: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Mirrored Images

    S38 E3837 - 27m 26s

    Join Bob Ross on a clear, windless day where mountain reflections shine in the lake below.

  • Toward Day’s End: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Toward Day’s End

    S38 E3836 - 27m 16s

    Evening draws nigh at home on the river and quiet signals a time for rest; join Bob Ross for this lovely oval creation.

  • Evening Seascape: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Evening Seascape

    S38 E3835 - 27m 15s

    Bob Ross paints a west coast seascape on a black canvas; dark and shadowy, beauty you can feel.

Schedule

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    The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

    Trail's End

    Saturday
    Feb 4

    30 Minutes

    A cloudy big sky and dense forest supply a cozy background for a leafless liner-brush tree.
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    Evergreen Valley

    Saturday
    Feb 4

    30 Minutes

    A verdurous mountain scene with many layers.
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    Balmy Beach

    Saturday
    Feb 4

    30 Minutes

    A tropical seascape with wispy palm trees, a warm pink sky, and a charming seashell shape.
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    Lake at the Ridge

    Saturday
    Feb 4

    30 Minutes

    A mountain scene with birch trees and a silent waterway; guest artist Steve Ross.
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    In the Midst of Winter

    Saturday
    Feb 11

    30 Minutes

    A serene winterscape features a blue-toned cabin vista.
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    Wilderness Way

    Saturday
    Feb 11

    30 Minutes

    A wilderness painting focuses on a low-glowing sun behind layers of thick foliage and groundcover.
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    Hazy Day

    Saturday
    Feb 11

    30 Minutes

    A rocky stream gently ripples through the forest mist.
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    Frozen Beauty in Vignette

    Saturday
    Feb 11

    30 Minutes

    A snow-covered landscape with an icy pond and cabin.
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    Double Take

    Saturday
    Feb 11

    30 Minutes

    Two paintings, summer and winter, overlap on the same black canvas.

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