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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.”

Days Gone By

27m 32s

A well worn dirt road crosses a small bridge where Bob Ross has painted a barn sitting among mist shrouded trees with a blue sky overhead.

Episodes

  • Wilderness Day: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Wilderness Day

    S35 E3552 - 25m 28s

    Low glowing sun behind layers of thick, succulent foliage and ground cover.

  • In the Midst of Winter: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    In the Midst of Winter

    S35 E3551 - 25m 31s

    Join Bob Ross as he paints this beautifully blue-toned cabin vista.

  • Lake at the Ridge: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Lake at the Ridge

    S35 E3550 - 25m 38s

    Guest artist Steve Ross shares his talents in this pretty mountain masterpiece.

  • Balmy Beach: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Balmy Beach

    S35 E3549 - 25m 34s

    Bob Ross drops a tropical seascape onto the canvas just before revealing a seashell shape.

  • Evergreen Valley: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Evergreen Valley

    S35 E3548 - 25m 40s

    Bob Ross layers will make you want to paint this verdurous mountain scene.

  • Trail’s End: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trail’s End

    S35 E3547 - 25m 24s

    A cloudy big sky and a dense forest are the cozy background for this Bob Ross creation.

  • Bridge to Autumn: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bridge to Autumn

    S35 E3546 - 25m 11s

    The covered bridge is a perfect subject for today’s Bob Ross painting.

  • View from Clear Creek: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    View from Clear Creek

    S35 E3545 - 25m 38s

    Soft background mountains against velvety foothills and contrasting lush ground cover.

  • Cabin in the Hollow: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cabin in the Hollow

    S35 E3544 - 25m 26s

    A snowy blue and purple masterpiece with an old wooden home will make you a believer.

  • Tranquility Cove: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tranquility Cove

    S35 E3543 - 25m 40s

    Bob Ross shows you the benefits of creating deep distance in a painting.

  • Winding Stream: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Winding Stream

    S35 E3542 - 25m 32s

    Bob Ross paints a layered landscape that will make your day quiet and comfortable.

  • Before the Snowfall: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Before the Snowfall

    S35 E3541 - 25m 20s

    A wintry spot complete with cozy cabin and evergreens.

Schedule

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    The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

    The Old Weathered Barn

    Saturday
    Aug 7

    30 Minutes

    An old shanty hidden away in dense undergrowth.
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    Deep Forest Falls

    Saturday
    Aug 7

    30 Minutes

    A waterfall empties into a shallow, stony stream.
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    Winter's Grace

    Saturday
    Aug 7

    30 Minutes

    A cold, snow-blanketed wintertime landscape scene.
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    Splendor of Autumn

    Saturday
    Aug 7

    30 Minutes

    A painting depicting a late summer's day uses shades of lavender and golden, warm fall colors.
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    Tranquil Seas

    Saturday
    Aug 7

    30 Minutes

    Gentle breezes blow along the beach at sunset.
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    Mountain Serenity

    Saturday
    Aug 7

    30 Minutes

    The peace and quiet of a stoic mountain overlooking a wilderness lake.
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    Home Before Nightfall

    Saturday
    Aug 7

    30 Minutes

    A rustic little cabin sits in a meadow where evening breezes blow upon soft grasses.
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    Babbling Brook

    Saturday
    Aug 7

    30 Minutes

    An early morning scene features gentle trickles and splashes from a stream.
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    Woodgrain View

    Saturday
    Aug 7

    30 Minutes

    Mountains overlook a quiet northern river.
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    Winter's Peace

    Saturday
    Aug 7

    30 Minutes

    A snowy scene features a little cabin surrounded by foothills, evergreens and bushes.
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    Wilderness Trail

    Saturday
    Aug 14

    30 Minutes

    An overgrown path leads deep into the still woods.
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    A Copper Winter

    Saturday
    Aug 14

    30 Minutes

    A snow-covered forest boasts winter's rustic touches of color.
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    Misty Foothills

    Saturday
    Aug 14

    30 Minutes

    A mountain lake view with layers of soft hills and trees clouded by haze.
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    Through the Window

    Saturday
    Aug 14

    30 Minutes

    An outdoors painting of a snowy day.
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    Home in the Valley

    Saturday
    Aug 14

    30 Minutes

    A quaint shanty surrounded by distant mountains and a pond.
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    Mountains of Grace

    Saturday
    Aug 14

    30 Minutes

    Leafy trees and bushes embrace mountains and a lake.
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    Seaside Harmony

    Saturday
    Aug 14

    30 Minutes

    Waves crash upon the rocks under a sky full of clouds.
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    A Cold Spring Day

    Saturday
    Aug 14

    30 Minutes

    Mountains and valleys begin to emerge from winter's slumber.
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    Evening's Glow

    Saturday
    Aug 14

    30 Minutes

    Night hastens over a softly-blended knoll.
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    Blue Ridge Falls

    Saturday
    Aug 14

    30 Minutes

    A serene waterfall splashes among the evergreens.

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