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Best of "The Joy of Painting" Previous Broadcasts

Valley of Tranquility (Episode #2618)

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

Green valley, towering mountains, water and breezes gently flow -- paint along with Bob Ross and experience the joy!

Two Seasons (Episode #2818)

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

Take a little walk with Bob Ross, he'll show you how to create the same landscape setting from summer into winter.

Hidden Winter Moon Oval (Episode #2617)

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

Frosty blue color tones and lacy white foliage produce a cold winter night scene in today's Bob Ross painting-in-an-oval.

Fisherman's Paradise (Episode #2817)

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

In the golden glow of sunrise, join Bob Ross for a uniquely framed look at early morn on the water.

Waterfall Wonder (Episode #2616)

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

One of nature's perfect creations - the waterfall - in all its magnificent splendor! created today by TV's favorite artist Bob Ross.

Twin Falls (Episode #2816)

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

Enjoy a peaceful half-hour as Bob Ross paints a scene with not one, but two! happy little waterfalls.

New Day's Dawn (Episode #2615)

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

Experience the quiet golden beauty of rustic field house, soft trees and winding pathway with painter Bob Ross.

Countryside Oval (Episode #2815)

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

This Bob Ross fishing spot is so delightful and tranquil that you'll want to linger awhile!

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