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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.”

Silver Falls

26m 34s

The soothing sounds of a cascading waterfall come to mind in this charming Bob Ross landscape -- directly out of the pacific northwest, and from Nicholas Hankins’ brushes.

Episodes

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    Silver Falls

    S40 E4050 - 26m 34s

    The soothing sounds of a cascading waterfall come to mind in this charming Bob Ross landscape -- directly out of the pacific northwest, and from Nicholas Hankins’ brushes.

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    Quiet Woods

    S40 E4048 - 26m 5s

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

  • Bright Autumn Trees: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bright Autumn Trees

    S40 E4047 - 27m 5s

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

  • The Old Mill: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Old Mill

    S40 E4046 - 26m 32s

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

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    Galaxy Grandeur

    S40 E4045 - 26m 34s

    The colorful Milky Way is the backdrop for striking silhouettes of happy little Bob Ross trees in this night scene, spectacularly crafted by Nicholas Hankins.

  • Barn at Sunset: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Barn at Sunset

    S40 E4044 - 27m 37s

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

  • Soft Mountain Glow: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Soft Mountain Glow

    S40 E4043 - 27m 32s

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

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    Golden Knoll: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Golden Knoll

    S40 E4042 - 27m 19s

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

  • Alpine Meadow: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Alpine Meadow

    S40 E4040 - 26m 34s

    Spring has sprung in the crisp mountain air of this alpine meadow. Paint along with Nicholas Hankins as we explore an expansive view of a Bob Ross snowcapped mountain.

  • Evening Waterfall: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Evening Waterfall

    S40 E4039 - 26m 55s

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

  • Northern Lights: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Northern Lights

    S40 E4038 - 27m 28s

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

  • Dock Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dock Scene

    S40 E4037 - 27m 12s

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

Schedule

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    The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

    Secluded Forest

    Saturday
    Jul 27

    30 Minutes

    Painting the deepest, darkest place in the forest on a vertical canvas.
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    The Best of the Joy of Painting: TVSS: Iconic

    The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

    Saturday
    Aug 3

    30 Minutes

    This series of episodes culled from the vast library of the late Bob Ross ("The Joy of Painting") features the soft-spoken host sharing his painting techniques, including his "wet-on-wet" technique, and creating some of his best-loved scenes. From a cabin in the majestic mountains or a covered bride to an owl in a country barn or an autumnal forest scene, Ross creates a complete work of art in each episode -- many of which feature his trademark "happy little clouds." His soothing tone and words of encouragement inspire those painting along at home, and entrance those just watching to see him create his nature scenes.

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