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Best of "The Joy of Painting" Previous Broadcasts

A Spectacular View (Episode #2902)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Bob Ross invites you to a quaint little mountain-top home with breathtaking view of distant snow-covered mountains.

Majestic Pine (Episode #3302)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Bob Ross paints a golden field of sparse pines and other greenery inside the unique shape with curved, cut-in corners.

Golden Glow of Morning (Episode #2901)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Take a morning stroll in the woods with Bob Ross and experience reflections of a golden sun bursting into the day.

Blue River (Episode #3301)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Armed with just a plain black canvas, Bob Ross shows us how to create crimson-y magic in today's riverside landscape.

Storm's A Comin (Episode #3252)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 12, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Join artist Bob Ross under stormy skies as windy waves rush to crash upon the rocks.

Country Creek (Episode #3251)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 12, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Team up with Bob Ross and travel back to the days of swimming in that secluded country creek.

Ocean Breeze (Episode #3250)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 5, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Bob Ross teaches us how to create a fantastic seascape using a half black, half white canvas.

Not Quite Spring (Episode #3249)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 5, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The trees have shed their snow and ice begins to thaw in this incredibly beautiful Bob Ross landscape.

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