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“It’s so important to do something every day that will make you happy.” (Bob Ross) Like watch 'The Joy of Painting' on SBS VICELAND.
By
Ally Caracatsanis

15 Jul 2020 - 2:37 PM  UPDATED 19 Feb 2021 - 2:01 PM

The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross is now airing weeknights from 5:40PM on SBS VICELAND and the soothing 80's TV classic seems to be exactly what people need in their lives at the moment. If you are unfamiliar with the concept this half-hour instructional television show created and hosted by painter Bob Ross ran from 1983 to 1994 and taught techniques for landscape oil painting, completing a painting in each session. Starting with a blank canvas Bob would build the picture and add "happy little clouds" and "happy little trees" until a beautiful landscape manifested on the canvas. 

In times like these Bob Ross has become the calming hero we need and deserve, with the show now finding a new generation of fans, it's a Bob Ross renaissance. I mean how can you not feel good watching this:

 

Don't just take our tweet for it.

Bob Ross is basically a free at home meditation class...

 

 

Bob Ross is the perfect work soundtrack...

Bob Ross just makes your day better... 

 

And the people couldn't be happier that Bob Ross is on SBS VICELAND...

 

And don't forget Bob Ross always has your back.

 "So from all of us here, I'd like to wish you happy painting, and God bless, my friend"

The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross airs weeknights from 5:10PM on SBS VICELAND. You can watch episodes on catch up at SBS On Demand.

 

 

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