It's Bob Ross. The man with the gentle voice who can paint a landscape in thirty minutes right before your very eyes in your own living room.
Reaching millions of homes every day, Bob Ross is unquestionably America's favorite art instructor. Now avaiable in paperback, The Best of the Joy of Painting Bob Ross's first book contains sixty of his favorite paintings, all of them originally created during the Joy of Painting show.
Each painting comes complete with a full-color photo and a series of black-and-white instructional photos, accompanied by step-by-step instructions that guide you through the painting process. With this book in hand, you will be amazed at the ease and skill with which you can create your own Bob Ross original.
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Bob Ross is one of my favorite artists, I purchased two of his books, and there are 60 complete lessons in each of the books. If you worked at a lesson a day, 5 days a week, that is equivalent to 6 months of art schooling right in your own home. In the first book, The Best of The Joy of Painting, in his letter to the artist, he recommends. "consider the book a guide for putting your dreams on canvas. Translate its instruction into your very own personalized artwork." in the 2nd book, More Joy of Painting, his words to the artist is "use each painting as a guide to creating your very own unique masterpiece. soon you will see how exciting it is to put your very own dreams on canvas. " Many old masters of art may have already been using the wet on wet technique. One would have been Claude Monet, in his style of impressionism. He went through his paintings trying to capture the effects of light before the sun, clouds, the changing time of day, could make changes in what he was wanting to capture on canvas. Artists, in our day and time, using the wet on wet, Alla Prima, direct painting techniques, are sharing with a new wave of artists, how to turn out beautiful paintings, preserving the memories of our day and time in artworks for the generations to follow.