Bob Ross and the Art of Creativity

From Bob Ross’ Cliffside: season 20, ep. 6

Bob Ross was known for his landscapes. Was this cabin on a hill inspired by him?
Photo by Melvin Thambi on Unsplash

From 1983 to 1994, Bob Ross taught the world to paint on PBS’ “The Joy of Painting.” In almost 30-minute episodes, Ross would go from a mostly blank canvas to an amazing land- or seascape, and he would take his viewers with him. He gave people the opportunity to explore their own creativity through the wet-on-wet technique. Ross’…