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Bob Ross Joy of Painting Discount Art Supplies, Bob Ross Now Featured on Netflix

The painter, Bob Ross, is the host of the popular PBS Series, The Joy of Painting. With his distinct afro and easy going style, Bob makes learning to paint easy! As of June 2016, Bob Ross is now being featured on Netflix. Enjoy Bob Ross' lesser known show, "Beauty is Everywhere" on Netflix.
Ever since the beginning, Hofcraft has provided the best selection of Bob Ross art materials at the best prices anywhere.Our goal is to make your Bob Ross shopping experience fast, easy, and enjoyable.
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Want to know when you can next view Bob Ross' popular television show, "The Joy of Painting"? Each television station around the country decides if they will air the Bob Ross Joy of Painting shows and what day and what time. Click here to find out when the next Bob Ross Joy of Painting show will air on your local TV station. Just type in your zip code!

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About Bob Ross

After completing his twenty-ninth Public Television series of The Joy of Painting, Bob Ross couldn't help but feel that he was dreaming.  The incredible success of The Joy of Painting series has made Bob Ross so familiar to so many viewers, he was often overwhelmed by the warmth he felt from people around the country.  "I get so many letters from folks telling me that I'm like a member of their family; it's a fantastic feeling." And it's no wonder.  In a time when people hear so much "you can't do this" or "you don't qualify for that" in their daily lives, Bob stood up to say that with enough pure desire and ability to dream, anyone can paint beautiful dreams.  This kind of confidence and encouragement that Bob Ross provided to his audience had given him a special place in the hearts of new artists as well as seasoned artists everywhere.

Bob's gentle and motivating kind of approach to teaching the wet-on-wet painting technique was not just a "happy accident" however.  Ever since he first appeared on Public Television with his JOY OF PAINTING series in 1983, he had made a commitment to himself and a promise to his viewers to never lose sight of his goal: to provide the best, the possible, and to do it in the warm, "family-like" style which had made it so popular.  "I made sure that with each and every show, I have made close, personal contact with my viewers," said Bob.

Beginning his 20-year career with the Air Force at the age of eighteen, Bob held fast to his love of painting.  No matter how rigorous his Air Force duties became, he devoted his time to studying privately with some of the country's top art instructors, as well as attending art classes at several colleges and universities.

In 1981 Bob Ross officially retired from the Air Force and immediately began to focus all of his energies into painting.  As with any career change, the decision to devote his full time to painting was a difficult one.  "But, I knew that I could do anything I dreamed possible," says Bob.

He had been able to "paint beautiful pieces of dreams" for literally millions of Public Television watchers, while teaching them how to paint their very own dreams.  Additionally, he had worked hard to provide the best instructional aids such as video tapes and books to encourage interest in painting.  He had also trained a team of Certified Instructors who tour the entire country teaching his method of painting.

It is easy to see how his dedication to an idea has affected so many.  We hope that, for many years to come, his warmth and tender spirit will continue to touch the hearts of the many people around the country who can truly be called "friend".

Bob passed away July 4, 1995 at the age of 52.  Mr. Ross's wife Jane died in 1993. He is survived by a son, Steven, of Ronkonkoma, L.I., who is a Bob Ross instructor and occasionally appeared on Mr. Ross's program.

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