Season 36

Bob Ross relaxes viewers and encourages the painting hobbyist in the 36th season of 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 and serene lakes to snow-covered forests and distant mountain summits.

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Winter Evergreens

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Winter Evergreens

Bob Ross creates a snowy landscape with stately evergreens, warmed by a winter sun.

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Winter Evergreens

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The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Surf’s Up

Bob Ross paints ocean waves under abundant clouds.

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Surf’s Up

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The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Red Sunset

A glowing, fiery landscape; Bob Ross teaches the use of his technique on black canvas.

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Red Sunset

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Meadow Road

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Meadow Road

Majestic snow-covered peaks and evergreens loom over lush green grasslands.

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Meadow Road

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Winter Oval

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Winter Oval

Bob Ross creates a lonely cabin embraced by lovely lacy bushes.

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Winter Oval

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Secluded Beach

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Secluded Beach

Bob Ross teaches us the secret of his wet-on-wet technique.

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Secluded Beach

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Forest Hills

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Forest Hills

Strong mountains, proud evergreens and luxurious trees and bushes hug the foothills.

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Forest Hills

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Little House by the Road

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Little House by the Road

A weathered fence guards a rustic country home shadowed by tall trees.

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Little House by the Road

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Mountain Path

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Mountain Path

Bob Ross creates one of his beautiful mountain and evergreen scenes.

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Mountain Path

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The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Country Charm

Bob Ross brings springtime to the canvas, all around a tiny cabin.

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Country Charm

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Nature’s Paradise

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Nature’s Paradise

Bob Ross creates a fantastic southwestern mountain scene with spectacular red peaks.

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Nature’s Paradise

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Mountain by the Sea

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Mountain by the Sea

Bob Ross creates one of the most challenging masterpieces ever painted in a half-hour.

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Mountain by the Sea

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Mountain Hide-Away

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Mountain Hide-Away

Bob Ross employs a unique technique to create a stream tumbling down a rocky meadow.

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Mountain Hide-Away

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Two Seasons

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Two Seasons

Bob Ross shows you how to create the same mountain landscape in both summer and winter!

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Two Seasons

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Nestled Cabin

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Nestled Cabin

A weathered cottage in the forest that Bob Ross places in an already perfect setting.

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Nestled Cabin

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Wintertime Discovery

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Wintertime Discovery

Imagine stumbling upon this little surprise cabin and shed, nestled in the snow drifts!

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Wintertime Discovery

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Mountain Mirage

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Mountain Mirage

Bob Ross captures a great mountain and forest scene on specially cut plywood!

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Mountain Mirage

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Double Oval Fantasy

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Double Oval Fantasy

Two beautiful mountain and evergreen oval scenes harmonized into one masterpiece.

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Double Oval Fantasy

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Contemplative Lady

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Contemplative Lady

Guest artist John Thamm creates a realistic face and head form on a shellacked surface.

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Contemplative Lady

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Deep Woods

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Deep Woods

Bob Ross creates a breathtaking, misty wooded scene with a tiny trickling creek.

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Deep Woods

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross High Tide

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

High Tide

Bob Ross’ gentle brush strokes create bending palm trees on the edge of a sea coast.

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High Tide

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross That Time of Year

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

That Time of Year

Bob Ross captures a ‘dreamscape’ on canvas: rolling hills, birch trees and a pretty lake.

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That Time of Year

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Waterfall Wonder

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Waterfall Wonder

A misty, splashing waterfall is painted by Bob Ross in all its’ magnificent splendor.

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Waterfall Wonder

Video thumbnail: The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross Mighty Mountain Lake

The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Mighty Mountain Lake

See the amazing glacier-like peaks Bob Ross creates in this icy panorama.

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Mighty Mountain Lake