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Best of "The Joy of Painting" Previous Broadcasts

Snowy Mom (Episode #2605)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Join Bob Ross in an old log cabin nestled deep in the winter woods. A simple painting you can do!

Rowboat on the Beach (Episode #2805)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Such a tranquil day down on the beach! See Bob Ross paint a charming little rowboat awaiting its next journey.

Old Country Mill (Episode #2604)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Bob Ross paints an old time mill -- complete with waterwheel -- using rich abundant colors, soft and warm.

Tranquil Dawn (Episode #2804)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Join Bob Ross on a warm winter morning, the surroundings still undisturbed by God's little creatures. This painting offers the freshness of a new day!

Grandpa's Barn (Episode #2603)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

A large, nicely detailed farmhouse is what Bob Ross 'builds' for us today ... all with brush and paint.

Valley Waterfall (Episode #2803)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Join Bob Ross in the lush green valley and listen to the rushing water flowing onward to places unknown.

Deep Woods (Episode #2602)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Bob Ross creates a woodsy scene with lots of fog and little trickling waterfalls; it's so easy to paint, try it yourself!

Warm Summer Day (Episode #2802)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

The days of summer provide such cherished memories; this Bob Ross painting will inspire your imagination for years to come.

Mountain Seclusion (Episode #2601)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

A lonely secluded cabin in frozen mountain country -- Bob Ross paints another beautiful masterpiece on black canvas.

Gray Mountain (Episode #2801)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Bob Ross teams up with Mother Nature to paint an awesome sky hovering over snow-covered mountains.

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