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Where Are All the Bob Ross Paintings?
« on: July 13, 2019, 12:52:46 PM »


Bob Ross made three versions of each painting that appeared on “The Joy of Painting.” The first was made before the show, to be used as a reference. He painted the second during the 26-minute taping, sometimes with last-minute improvisations. The third was made afterward, for instructional books.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/arts/bob-ross-paintings-mystery.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab
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Re: Where Are All the Bob Ross Paintings?
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2019, 04:45:48 PM »


Bob Ross made three versions of each painting that appeared on “The Joy of Painting.” The first was made before the show, to be used as a reference. He painted the second during the 26-minute taping, sometimes with last-minute improvisations. The third was made afterward, for instructional books.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/arts/bob-ross-paintings-mystery.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab

Fascinating story. Bob Ross was a PBS staple in the 80s, and was well watched by people who never picked up a brush but who loved his pleasing, low key style.

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Re: Where Are All the Bob Ross Paintings?
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2019, 08:23:55 PM »
Bob was my designer guru in the 90's. If I was off on Saturday mornings from work I'd sit home & watch his show religiously.
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