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The Joy of Painting was an American television show hosted by painter Bob Ross that taught its viewers techniques for landscape oil painting. Although Ross could complete a painting in half an hour, the intent of the show was not to teach viewers "speed painting". Rather, he intended for viewers to learn certain techniques within the time that the show was allotted. The show began on January 11, 1983, and lasted until May 17, 1994, a year before Ross' death.

  1. Bob Ross

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Bob Ross

    Bob Ross

    Himself - Host

    408 Episodes

  2. Steve Ross

    Himself

    13 Episodes

  3. Dana Jester

    Himself

    3 Episodes

  4. Dorothy Dent

    Herself

    1 Episode

  5. Diane André

    Herself

    1 Episode

  6. Audrey Golden

    Herself

    1 Episode

  7. Joyce Ortner

    Herself

    1 Episode

  8. Ferne Sirois

    Herself

    1 Episode

  9. Ben Stahl

    Himself

    1 Episode

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The Joy of Painting

Season 31

1994 | 13 Episodes

Season 31 of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross features the following wonderful painting instructions: Reflections of Calm, Before the Snowfall, Winding Stream, Tranquility Cove, Cabin in the Hollow, View from Clear Creek, Bridge to Autumn, Trail’s End, Evergreen Valley, Balmy Beach, Lake at the Ridge, In the Midst of Winter, and Wilderness Day.

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Status Ended

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Type Documentary

Original Language English

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