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Best of "The Joy of Painting" Previous Broadcasts

Secluded Forest (Episode #3240)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Bob Ross paints the deepest, darkest place in the forest on a vertical canvas; so mysterious!

Ebb Tide (Episode #3239)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Walk along the beach with Bob Ross and experience the colorful setting sun; a lovely oval painting to enjoy!

Trace of Spring (Episode #3238)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Stroll to the river with Bob Ross and enjoy the emergence of springtime blossoms on flowering trees.

Pot O' Posies (Episode #3152)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Guest artist Annette Kowalski demonstrates the fabulous Bob Ross Floral Painting technique -- a hanging bouquet in just minutes.

Winter Hideaway (Episode #3151)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

With paint brush, Bob Ross places a lonesome cabin in the middle of a wintry setting -- respite for the snow-weary traveler.

Mountain Splendor (Episode #3150)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Bob Ross captures the undaunted power and charm of a glorious mountain surveying its surroundings -- all on canvas!

Cabin In Sunset (Episode #3149)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Bob Ross teaches us the joy of painting with a bright, colorful sky, trees and cabin displayed on canvas!

Quiet Woods (Episode #3148)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Travel with Bob Ross into the silent misty forest and experience the breathtaking beauty of nature as it awakens from slumber.

Bright Autumn Trees (Episode #3147)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Bob Ross teaches us to capture the exciting colors of autumn on canvas in this spectacular exhibition of trees.

The Old Mill (Episode #3146)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Hear the rhythm of the water splashing down at the old mill. You will be captivated by this Bob Ross creation!

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      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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