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Movies and TV: Bob Ross: The Happy Painter

Bob Ross the Happy Painter DVD coverAnyone who clicked through the TV channels from 1983 – 1994 surely crossed paths with Bob Ross. You know:  Bob Ross – the painter with the soft voice and the big afro. His 30-minute PBS show, The Joy of Painting, taught amateur artists how to landscape paint using the wet-on-wet oil painting technique. Ross brought a positive mental attitude, humor, camp, and easy-to-follow methods of art-making to the public. Bob Ross: The Happy Painter explores how Ross starring in a TV commercial for local painting classes turned into a 15 million dollar empire. Celebrities like Terrence Howard, Jane Seymour, and Brad Paisley discuss Ross’ life and legacy in this feel-good documentary.

By Readers' Advisor on January 2, 2014 Categories: Movies and Television, Nonfiction

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