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Best of "The Joy of Painting" Previous Broadcasts

Golden Rays of Sunlight (Episode #2635)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Walk a shadowy forest with Bob Ross and delight in warm sunbeams piercing the darkness.

Bridge to Autumn (Episode #2835)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Take a drive into the country with Bob Ross and pass through an old covered bridge into a landscape bursting with autumn foliage.

Mountain Waterfall (Episode #2634)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

High mountains overlooking lovely falling water -- a fabulous Bob Ross masterpiece!

Waterfall in the Woods (Episode #2834)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Bob Ross invites you to drink in the beauty of a spectacular waterfall deep in the woods!

Autumn Days (Episode #2633)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

A dark and mysterious spot by the stream, see Bob Ross at his creative best!

Quiet Mountain River (Episode #2833)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Deftly and quickly, Bob Ross paints this beautiful setting overlooking a peaceful mountain valley.

Crimson Oval (Episode #2632)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 6, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Shades of crimson, lavender and gold surround a bubbling brook; a gorgeous oval painting by Bob Ross.

Nestled Cabin (Episode #2832)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 6, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Out of nowhere appears an unexpected find -- a cabin in the deep forest that Bob Ross places into an already perfect setting.

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