Best of the Joy of Painting

The late Bob Ross delights and encourages the painting hobbyist. The soft-spoken Ross paints natural scenes, including his trademark "happy" clouds, mountains and trees, while soothingly offering words of encouragement to those painting at home.

Wed, May 18 11:30 P.M. Rowboat on the Beach     NH CREATE

Such a tranquil day down on the beach!

Thu, May 19 5:30 A.M. Rowboat on the Beach     NH CREATE

Such a tranquil day down on the beach!

Thu, May 19 11:30 A.M. The Old Oak Tree     NH CREATE

On the edge of the forest stands the stately oak, huge branches providing shelter for all creatures.

Thu, May 19 11:30 P.M. The Old Oak Tree     NH CREATE

On the edge of the forest stands the stately oak, huge branches providing shelter for all creatures.

Fri, May 20 5:30 A.M. The Old Oak Tree     NH CREATE

On the edge of the forest stands the stately oak, huge branches providing shelter for all creatures.

Fri, May 20 11:30 A.M. Secluded Mountain     NH CREATE

Spend a relaxing half-hour with artist Bob Ross as he treats us to a beautiful East Coast mountain scene.

Sat, May 21 5:30 A.M. Secluded Mountain     NH CREATE

Spend a relaxing half-hour with artist Bob Ross as he treats us to a beautiful East Coast mountain scene.

Sat, May 21 9:00 P.M. Secluded Mountain     NH CREATE

Spend a relaxing half-hour with artist Bob Ross as he treats us to a beautiful East Coast mountain scene.

Sat, May 21 9:30 P.M. Valley Waterfall     NH CREATE

Join Bob Ross in the lush green valley and listen to the rushing water flowing onward to places unknown.

Sun, May 22 2:00 A.M. Secluded Mountain     NH CREATE

Spend a relaxing half-hour with artist Bob Ross as he treats us to a beautiful East Coast mountain scene.

Sun, May 22 2:30 A.M. Valley Waterfall     NH CREATE

Join Bob Ross in the lush green valley and listen to the rushing water flowing onward to places unknown.

Mon, May 23 11:30 A.M. Cypress Swamp     NH CREATE

Hidden far from sight are the lovely cypress trees and birds of the South.

Mon, May 23 11:30 P.M. Cypress Swamp     NH CREATE

Hidden far from sight are the lovely cypress trees and birds of the South.

Tue, May 24 5:30 A.M. Cypress Swamp     NH CREATE

Hidden far from sight are the lovely cypress trees and birds of the South.

Tue, May 24 11:30 A.M. Bubbling Mountain Brook     NH CREATE

Bob Ross develops a grand Western theme complete with mountain range and clear rippling brook.

Tue, May 24 11:30 P.M. Bubbling Mountain Brook     NH CREATE

Bob Ross develops a grand Western theme complete with mountain range and clear rippling brook.

Wed, May 25 5:30 A.M. Bubbling Mountain Brook     NH CREATE

Bob Ross develops a grand Western theme complete with mountain range and clear rippling brook.

Wed, May 25 11:30 A.M. Enchanted Falls Oval     NH CREATE

Create this extraordinary cascading water scene with Bob Ross and discover the magic of his special painting style.

Wed, May 25 11:30 P.M. Enchanted Falls Oval     NH CREATE

Create this extraordinary cascading water scene with Bob Ross and discover the magic of his special painting style.

Thu, May 26 5:30 A.M. Enchanted Falls Oval     NH CREATE

Create this extraordinary cascading water scene with Bob Ross and discover the magic of his special painting style.

Thu, May 26 11:30 A.M. Windy Waves     NH CREATE

Bob Ross creates palm trees yielding to the stiff sea breezes as a sky of ominous clouds looms in the background.

Thu, May 26 11:30 P.M. Windy Waves     NH CREATE

Bob Ross creates palm trees yielding to the stiff sea breezes as a sky of ominous clouds looms in the background.

Fri, May 27 5:30 A.M. Windy Waves     NH CREATE

Bob Ross creates palm trees yielding to the stiff sea breezes as a sky of ominous clouds looms in the background.

Fri, May 27 11:30 A.M. Wooded Stream Oval     NH CREATE

Watch, delight and learn as Bob Ross paints a novel twist in his beautiful wooded scene.

Sat, May 28 5:30 A.M. Wooded Stream Oval     NH CREATE

Watch, delight and learn as Bob Ross paints a novel twist in his beautiful wooded scene.

Sat, May 28 9:00 P.M. Wooded Stream Oval     NH CREATE

Watch, delight and learn as Bob Ross paints a novel twist in his beautiful wooded scene.

Sat, May 28 9:30 P.M. Cypress Swamp     NH CREATE

Hidden far from sight are the lovely cypress trees and birds of the South.

Sun, May 29 2:00 A.M. Wooded Stream Oval     NH CREATE

Watch, delight and learn as Bob Ross paints a novel twist in his beautiful wooded scene.

Sun, May 29 2:30 A.M. Cypress Swamp     NH CREATE

Hidden far from sight are the lovely cypress trees and birds of the South.

Mon, May 30 11:30 A.M. Delightful Meadow Home     NH CREATE

Enjoy the expanse of the wilderness with Bob Ross and find a quaint little home among soft blowing meadows.

Mon, May 30 11:30 P.M. Delightful Meadow Home     NH CREATE

Enjoy the expanse of the wilderness with Bob Ross and find a quaint little home among soft blowing meadows.

Tue, May 31 5:30 A.M. Delightful Meadow Home     NH CREATE

Enjoy the expanse of the wilderness with Bob Ross and find a quaint little home among soft blowing meadows.

Tue, May 31 11:30 A.M. Gray Mountain     NH CREATE

Bob Ross teams up with Mother Nature to paint an awesome sky hovering over snow-covered mountains.

Tue, May 31 11:30 P.M. Gray Mountain     NH CREATE

Bob Ross teams up with Mother Nature to paint an awesome sky hovering over snow-covered mountains.

Wed, Jun 1 5:30 A.M. Gray Mountain     NH CREATE

Bob Ross teams up with Mother Nature to paint an awesome sky hovering over snow-covered mountains.

Wed, Jun 1 11:30 A.M. Warm Summer Day     NH CREATE

The days of summer provide such cherished memories; this Bob Ross painting will inspire your imagination for years to come.

Wed, Jun 1 11:30 P.M. Warm Summer Day     NH CREATE

The days of summer provide such cherished memories; this Bob Ross painting will inspire your imagination for years to come.

Thu, Jun 2 5:30 A.M. Warm Summer Day     NH CREATE

The days of summer provide such cherished memories; this Bob Ross painting will inspire your imagination for years to come.

Thu, Jun 2 11:30 A.M. Valley Waterfall     NH CREATE

Join Bob Ross in the lush green valley and listen to the rushing water flowing onward to places unknown.

Thu, Jun 2 11:30 P.M. Valley Waterfall     NH CREATE

Join Bob Ross in the lush green valley and listen to the rushing water flowing onward to places unknown.

Fri, Jun 3 5:30 A.M. Valley Waterfall     NH CREATE

Join Bob Ross in the lush green valley and listen to the rushing water flowing onward to places unknown.

Fri, Jun 3 11:30 A.M. Tranquil Dawn     NH CREATE

Join Bob Ross on a warm winter morning, the surroundings still undisturbed by God's little creatures.

Sat, Jun 4 5:30 A.M. Tranquil Dawn     NH CREATE

Join Bob Ross on a warm winter morning, the surroundings still undisturbed by God's little creatures.

Sun, Jun 5 2:00 A.M. Tranquil Dawn     NH CREATE

Join Bob Ross on a warm winter morning, the surroundings still undisturbed by God's little creatures.

Sun, Jun 5 2:30 A.M. Delightful Meadow Home     NH CREATE

Enjoy the expanse of the wilderness with Bob Ross and find a quaint little home among soft blowing meadows.

Mon, Jun 6 11:30 A.M. Rowboat on the Beach     NH CREATE

Such a tranquil day down on the beach!

Mon, Jun 6 11:30 P.M. Rowboat on the Beach     NH CREATE

Such a tranquil day down on the beach!

Tue, Jun 7 5:30 A.M. Rowboat on the Beach     NH CREATE

Such a tranquil day down on the beach!

Tue, Jun 7 11:30 A.M. The Old Oak Tree     NH CREATE

On the edge of the forest stands the stately oak, huge branches providing shelter for all creatures.

Tue, Jun 7 11:30 P.M. The Old Oak Tree     NH CREATE

On the edge of the forest stands the stately oak, huge branches providing shelter for all creatures.

Wed, Jun 8 5:30 A.M. The Old Oak Tree     NH CREATE

On the edge of the forest stands the stately oak, huge branches providing shelter for all creatures.

Wed, Jun 8 11:30 A.M. Secluded Mountain     NH CREATE

Spend a relaxing half-hour with artist Bob Ross as he treats us to a beautiful East Coast mountain scene.

Wed, Jun 8 11:30 P.M. Secluded Mountain     NH CREATE

Spend a relaxing half-hour with artist Bob Ross as he treats us to a beautiful East Coast mountain scene.

Thu, Jun 9 5:30 A.M. Secluded Mountain     NH CREATE

Spend a relaxing half-hour with artist Bob Ross as he treats us to a beautiful East Coast mountain scene.

Thu, Jun 9 11:30 A.M. Cypress Swamp     NH CREATE

Hidden far from sight are the lovely cypress trees and birds of the South.

Thu, Jun 9 11:30 P.M. Cypress Swamp     NH CREATE

Hidden far from sight are the lovely cypress trees and birds of the South.

Fri, Jun 10 5:30 A.M. Cypress Swamp     NH CREATE

Hidden far from sight are the lovely cypress trees and birds of the South.

Fri, Jun 10 11:30 A.M. Bubbling Mountain Brook     NH CREATE

Bob Ross develops a grand Western theme complete with mountain range and clear rippling brook.

Sat, Jun 11 5:30 A.M. Bubbling Mountain Brook     NH CREATE

Bob Ross develops a grand Western theme complete with mountain range and clear rippling brook.

Sun, Jun 12 2:00 A.M. Bubbling Mountain Brook     NH CREATE

Bob Ross develops a grand Western theme complete with mountain range and clear rippling brook.

Sun, Jun 12 2:30 A.M. Rowboat on the Beach     NH CREATE

Such a tranquil day down on the beach!

Mon, Jun 13 11:30 A.M. Enchanted Falls Oval     NH CREATE

Create this extraordinary cascading water scene with Bob Ross and discover the magic of his special painting style.

Mon, Jun 13 11:30 P.M. Enchanted Falls Oval     NH CREATE

Create this extraordinary cascading water scene with Bob Ross and discover the magic of his special painting style.

Tue, Jun 14 5:30 A.M. Enchanted Falls Oval     NH CREATE

Create this extraordinary cascading water scene with Bob Ross and discover the magic of his special painting style.

Tue, Jun 14 11:30 A.M. Windy Waves     NH CREATE

Bob Ross creates palm trees yielding to the stiff sea breezes as a sky of ominous clouds looms in the background.

Tue, Jun 14 11:30 P.M. Windy Waves     NH CREATE

Bob Ross creates palm trees yielding to the stiff sea breezes as a sky of ominous clouds looms in the background.

Wed, Jun 15 5:30 A.M. Windy Waves     NH CREATE

Bob Ross creates palm trees yielding to the stiff sea breezes as a sky of ominous clouds looms in the background.

Wed, Jun 15 11:30 A.M. Wooded Stream Oval     NH CREATE

Watch, delight and learn as Bob Ross paints a novel twist in his beautiful wooded scene.

Wed, Jun 15 11:30 P.M. Wooded Stream Oval     NH CREATE

Watch, delight and learn as Bob Ross paints a novel twist in his beautiful wooded scene.

Thu, Jun 16 5:30 A.M. Wooded Stream Oval     NH CREATE

Watch, delight and learn as Bob Ross paints a novel twist in his beautiful wooded scene.

Thu, Jun 16 11:30 A.M. Delightful Meadow Home     NH CREATE

Enjoy the expanse of the wilderness with Bob Ross and find a quaint little home among soft blowing meadows.

Thu, Jun 16 11:30 P.M. Delightful Meadow Home     NH CREATE

Enjoy the expanse of the wilderness with Bob Ross and find a quaint little home among soft blowing meadows.

Fri, Jun 17 5:30 A.M. Delightful Meadow Home     NH CREATE

Enjoy the expanse of the wilderness with Bob Ross and find a quaint little home among soft blowing meadows.

Fri, Jun 17 11:30 A.M. An Arctic Winter Day     NH CREATE

Travel along with Bob Ross and discover the serenity of a quiet cabin nestled in a frozen moment.

Sat, Jun 18 5:30 A.M. An Arctic Winter Day     NH CREATE

Travel along with Bob Ross and discover the serenity of a quiet cabin nestled in a frozen moment.

Sat, Jun 18 9:00 P.M. An Arctic Winter Day     NH CREATE

Travel along with Bob Ross and discover the serenity of a quiet cabin nestled in a frozen moment.

Sat, Jun 18 9:30 P.M. Enchanted Falls Oval     NH CREATE

Create this extraordinary cascading water scene with Bob Ross and discover the magic of his special painting style.

Sun, Jun 19 2:00 A.M. An Arctic Winter Day     NH CREATE

Travel along with Bob Ross and discover the serenity of a quiet cabin nestled in a frozen moment.

Sun, Jun 19 2:30 A.M. Enchanted Falls Oval     NH CREATE

Create this extraordinary cascading water scene with Bob Ross and discover the magic of his special painting style.

Mon, Jun 20 11:30 A.M. Countryside Oval     NH CREATE

This Bob Ross fishing spot is so delightful and tranquil that you'll want to linger awhile!

Mon, Jun 20 11:30 P.M. Countryside Oval     NH CREATE

This Bob Ross fishing spot is so delightful and tranquil that you'll want to linger awhile!

Tue, Jun 21 5:30 A.M. Countryside Oval     NH CREATE

This Bob Ross fishing spot is so delightful and tranquil that you'll want to linger awhile!

Tue, Jun 21 11:30 A.M. Twin Falls     NH CREATE

Enjoy a peaceful half-hour as Bob Ross paints a scene with not one, but two!

Tue, Jun 21 11:30 P.M. Twin Falls     NH CREATE

Enjoy a peaceful half-hour as Bob Ross paints a scene with not one, but two!

Wed, Jun 22 5:30 A.M. Twin Falls     NH CREATE

Enjoy a peaceful half-hour as Bob Ross paints a scene with not one, but two!

Wed, Jun 22 11:30 A.M. Fisherman's Paradise     NH CREATE

In the golden glow of sunrise, join Bob Ross for a uniquely framed look at early morn on the water.

Wed, Jun 22 11:30 P.M. Fisherman's Paradise     NH CREATE

In the golden glow of sunrise, join Bob Ross for a uniquely framed look at early morn on the water.

Thu, Jun 23 5:30 A.M. Fisherman's Paradise     NH CREATE

In the golden glow of sunrise, join Bob Ross for a uniquely framed look at early morn on the water.

Thu, Jun 23 11:30 A.M. Two Seasons     NH CREATE

Take a little walk with Bob Ross, he'll show you how to create the same landscape setting from summer into winter.

Thu, Jun 23 11:30 P.M. Two Seasons     NH CREATE

Take a little walk with Bob Ross, he'll show you how to create the same landscape setting from summer into winter.

Fri, Jun 24 5:30 A.M. Two Seasons     NH CREATE

Take a little walk with Bob Ross, he'll show you how to create the same landscape setting from summer into winter.

Fri, Jun 24 11:30 A.M. Mountain Ridge Lake     NH CREATE

Beautiful grassy mountains, serene valley lake -- settle back and enjoy this Bob Ross classic.

Sat, Jun 25 5:30 A.M. Mountain Ridge Lake     NH CREATE

Beautiful grassy mountains, serene valley lake -- settle back and enjoy this Bob Ross classic.

Sat, Jun 25 9:00 P.M. Mountain Ridge Lake     NH CREATE

Beautiful grassy mountains, serene valley lake -- settle back and enjoy this Bob Ross classic.

Sat, Jun 25 9:30 P.M. Countryside Oval     NH CREATE

This Bob Ross fishing spot is so delightful and tranquil that you'll want to linger awhile!

Sun, Jun 26 2:00 A.M. Mountain Ridge Lake     NH CREATE

Beautiful grassy mountains, serene valley lake -- settle back and enjoy this Bob Ross classic.

Sun, Jun 26 2:30 A.M. Countryside Oval     NH CREATE

This Bob Ross fishing spot is so delightful and tranquil that you'll want to linger awhile!

Mon, Jun 27 11:30 A.M. Autumn Palette     NH CREATE

Venture down a pathway with artist Bob Ross, you'll savor gorgeous fall-time woods and the glory of color!

Mon, Jun 27 11:30 P.M. Autumn Palette     NH CREATE

Venture down a pathway with artist Bob Ross, you'll savor gorgeous fall-time woods and the glory of color!

Tue, Jun 28 5:30 A.M. Autumn Palette     NH CREATE

Venture down a pathway with artist Bob Ross, you'll savor gorgeous fall-time woods and the glory of color!

Tue, Jun 28 11:30 A.M. Oriental Falls     NH CREATE

Bob Ross achieves some different effects on canvas, creating a light and easy beauty that looks almost like watercolor.

Tue, Jun 28 11:30 P.M. Oriental Falls     NH CREATE

Bob Ross achieves some different effects on canvas, creating a light and easy beauty that looks almost like watercolor.

Wed, Jun 29 5:30 A.M. Oriental Falls     NH CREATE

Bob Ross achieves some different effects on canvas, creating a light and easy beauty that looks almost like watercolor.

Wed, Jun 29 11:30 A.M. Lake in the Valley     NH CREATE

Travel into mountain country with Bob Ross and discover a quiet little lake hidden in the wilderness.

Wed, Jun 29 11:30 P.M. Lake in the Valley     NH CREATE

Travel into mountain country with Bob Ross and discover a quiet little lake hidden in the wilderness.

Thu, Jun 30 5:30 A.M. Lake in the Valley     NH CREATE

Travel into mountain country with Bob Ross and discover a quiet little lake hidden in the wilderness.

Thu, Jun 30 11:30 A.M. Just Before The Storm     NH CREATE

Catch that special moment in time when the tropical seas and trees face darkening skies -a Bob Ross oval surprise.

Thu, Jun 30 11:30 P.M. Just Before The Storm     NH CREATE

Catch that special moment in time when the tropical seas and trees face darkening skies -a Bob Ross oval surprise.


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