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Best of "The Joy of Painting" Previous Broadcasts

Mountain Rhapsody (Episode #2622)

KQED Life: Thu, Mar 28, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Splendid pastel colors and cozy wintry foliage make this Bob Ross mountain painting a real pleasure to behold.

Lake in the Valley (Episode #2822)

KQED Life: Thu, Mar 28, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Travel into mountain country with Bob Ross and discover a quiet little lake hidden in the wilderness.

Winter Bliss (Episode #2621)

KQED Life: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Bob Ross presents a lovely soft mountain scene with lacy bushes and birch trees, inside a uniquely framed oval setting.

Oriental Falls (Episode #2821)

KQED Life: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Bob Ross achieves some different effects on canvas, creating a light and easy beauty that looks almost like watercolor.

Purple Haze (Episode #2706)

KQED Life: Thu, Mar 14, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Shades of lavender, purple and blue, watch Bob Ross paint another vibrant landscape beauty on black canvas.

Autumn Palette (Episode #2820)

KQED Life: Thu, Mar 14, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Venture down a pathway with artist Bob Ross, you'll savor gorgeous fall-time woods and the glory of color!

Seascape Fantasy (Episode #2619)

KQED Life: Thu, Mar 7, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Such magnificence in sky and sea ... watch the creative brushes of Bob Ross as he paints a spectacular ocean scene.

Mountain Ridge Lake (Episode #2819)

KQED Life: Thu, Mar 7, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Beautiful grassy mountains, serene valley lake -- settle back and enjoy this Bob Ross classic

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