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Half Oval Vignette

Bob Ross draws you into beautiful blue skies, distant mountains and a serene lake.

Absolutely Autumn

Bob Ross depicts the colorful season of fall with trees alive with golds and reds.

Mountain Seclusion

An amazing night winter scene in which Bob Ross tucks a snow covered cabin in under boughs

Crimson Oval

Bob Ross depicts the colorful season of fall with trees alive with golds and reds.

Autumn Distinction

Summer fades into colors of golds, reds and yellows as Bob Ross paints a walking path

Majestic Peaks

A snow covered mountain range complete with a tranquil lake and soft green brush.

Golden Morning Mist

Bob Ross paints the dawning of a new day in this quiet forest glen.

Winter Lace

Bob Ross paints with pastel colors against the white of winter snow.

Seascape Fantasy

Bob Ross paints a seascape full of pastel colors above the power of crashing waves.

Double Oval Stream

A peaceful forest scene with water tumbling over stones amid fall foliage.

Enchanted Forest

Bob Ross awakens the imagination as he paints a narrow path through a canopy of trees.

Southwest Serenity

Bob Ross paints a pathway through a dry landscape with soft pastel skies above.

Rippling Waters

Bob Ross reflects the peacefulness of a gently flowing stream and a colorful sky.

Mystic Mountain

Bob Ross paints an inviting scene with snow covered mountains and a glass-like lake.

New Day’s Dawn

The colorful beauty of a sunrise can be enjoyed in this Bob Ross painting of a cabin.

Hazy Day

Bob Ross paints the landscape in shadows as the sun tries to burn through the clouds.

Divine Elegance

Bob Ross paints a majestic mountain scene of towering trees and snow covered mountains.

Autumn Fantasy

The tranquility of a Fall day in the mountains alongside a mirror-like lake.

Winter Paradise

Bob Ross paints a snow covered mountain lake scene shaded with colors of pink and blue.

Days Gone By

A well worn dirt road crosses a small bridge where Bob Ross has painted a barn

Change of Seasons

Bob Ross paints this autumn mountain scene with trees of gold and red and a pastel sky.

Hidden Delight

Bob Ross paints a barn that backs up against fir trees with a hazy autumn sky overhead.

Double Take

This mountain lake scene transitions from the cold of winter to the warmth of spring.

Autumn Images

Bob Ross paints trees and bushes with golden color alongside a crystal blue.

Hint of Springtime

Bob Ross celebrates the season of new life emerging from the cold of winter.

Around The Bend

Bob Ross paints a peaceful stream as it follows the curve of the wooded landscape.

Countryside Oval

Bob Ross paints ponds, foliage and mountains against a blue sky dotted with puffy clouds.

Russet Winter

Bob Ross paints a haven from the cold of winter and threatening skies.

Purple Haze

Bob Ross paints with wonderful colors of blues, pinks, purples, greens and golds.

Dimensions

This landscape painting with mountains in the background, plentiful fir trees and a lake

Deep Wilderness Home

Bob Ross paints a picture of solitude featuring a lone mountain cabin

Haven In The Valley

Bob Ross places a cabin at the base of the mountains, giving it a lovely pastel hue.

Wintertime Blues

It’s all about the blues in this Bob Ross mountain painting.

Pastel Seascape

A sky of pink and yellow, blue water with white caps and a shoreline of sand dunes

Country Creek

Bob Ross paints a clearing in the mountains featuring a creek splashing over stones.

Silent Forest

Towering trees are the focus of this Bob Ross creation.

Reflections of Calm

Watch Bob Ross paint an amazing mountain scene.

Before the Snowfall

A wintry spot complete with cozy cabin and evergreens.

Winding Stream

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

Tranquility Cove

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

Cabin in the Hollow

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

View from Clear Creek

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

Bridge to Autumn

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

Trail’s End

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

Evergreen Valley

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

Balmy Beach

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

Lake at the Ridge

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

In the Midst of Winter

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

Wilderness Day

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

About 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.”

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