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Mountain Seclusion

A lonely secluded cabin in frozen mountain country on black canvas.

Deep Woods

Bob Ross creates a woodsy scene with lots of fog and little trickling waterfalls.

Grandpa's Barn

A large, nicely detailed farmhouse is what Bob Ross ‘builds’ for us.

Old Country Mill

Bob Ross paints an old time mill - complete with waterwheel.

Snowy Morn

Join Bob Ross in an old log cabin nestled deep in the winter woods.

After the Rain

Take a walk through the thick dense forest with Bob Ross.

Stormy Seas

Watch Bob Ross as he tames this beautiful seascape painting.

Cabin at Trail's End

A quaint cottage snuggled in the trees.

Mighty Mountain Lake

A glorious mountain and stately fir tree accents.

Splendor of Winter

A snow-covered day beautifully captured on canvas.


Deep sea waters crashing up onto surrounding rocks and cliffs, Bob Ross style!


Bob Ross creates a fantastic vision of pastel mountain wilderness.

Forest Edge

Misty sunlight emerging from the dark deep forest edge.

Deep Wilderness Home

Discover an old home on a cliff, surrounded by foliage and gentle waterfall.

New Day's Dawn

A rustic field house, soft trees and winding pathway.

Waterfall Wonder

One of nature’s perfect creations – the waterfall.

Hidden Winter Moon Oval

A cold winter night scene in today’s Bob Ross painting.

Valley of Tranquility

A green valley with towering mountains.

Seascape Fantasy

Bob Ross paints a spectacular ocean scene.

Autumn Fantasy

Enjoy this Bob Ross mountain masterpiece, bursting with brilliant Fall colors.

Winter Bliss

Bob Ross presents a soft mountain scene with lacy bushes and birch trees.

Mountain Rhapsody

Cozy wintry foliage make this mountain painting a real pleasure to behold.

Wintertime Discovery

A little cabin in the snow with radiant sky as the backdrop.

Haven in the Valley

Experience majestic mountains overlooking a little cabin in the valley.

Days Gone By

A winding dirt road that leads to a wonderfully weathered old barnhouse.

Winter Paradise

A winter mountain withsnowy bushes and trees spilling from it’s borders.

Fisherman's Trail

Hike into the wilderness with Bob Ross.

Winter Elegance

Even a cold winter can display signs of astonishing beauty.

Little Home in the Meadow

A lovely cabin situated in a serene little meadow.

First Snow

A mountain setting where the first touches of snow are appearing in the valley.

Before the Snowfall

Experience the quiet anticipation of a soon-to-fall snow.

Crimson Oval

Shades of crimson, lavender and gold surround a bubbling brook.

Autumn Days

A dark and mysterious spot by the stream.

Mountain Waterfall

High mountains overlooking lovely falling water.

Golden Rays of Sunlight

Walk a shadowy forest with Bob Ross.

Misty Foothills

A fantastic mountain view with foothills shrouded in heavy mist.

Distant Mountains

Capture a mountain scene right out of your dreams.

Winter's Grace

Go far north for the glory of a wintertime landscape.

Wilderness Day

Step into the wilderness with Bob Ross.

Babbling Brook

Experience the magic of early morning.

A Warm Winter

Discover the beauty of a lonely cabin, fresh fallen snow and warm skies.

Lone Mountain

This Bob Ross painting provides a fabulous lesson in rocky mountains!

Seaside Harmony

Take a leisurely stroll along the beach with Bob Ross.

Mountain Serenity

Experience peace and majesty overlooking a quiet wilderness lake.

A Cold Spring Day

Bob Ross invites you to enjoy the last of winter's touch.

In the Midst of Winter

Bob Ross offers a warm barn as refuge from the snow.

Glacier Lake

A towering ice mountain, protecting the misty falls and cold valley below.

Cypress Creek

Elegantly ornamented swamp trees.

A Copper Winter

Step into a golden colored forest with Bob Ross.

Home Before Nightfall

Bob Ross takes you to a meadow where evening breezes blow upon soft grasses.

About The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

Bob Ross relaxes viewers and encourages the painting hobbyist in THE BEST OF THE JOY OF PAINTING. Using his "wet-on-wet" technique, Bob paints natural scenes with bold strokes across the canvas, from cascading waterfalls to snow-covered forests. Bob Ross’ calm disposition and easy-to-follow instruction remind viewers that “there are no mistakes, only happy accidents.”

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