Bob Ross made an entire episode of The Joy of Painting just to inspire a fan
Whether artistically inclined or not, there’s a good chance that everyone has heard about Bob Ross. Millions of people worldwide still feel captivated by his instructional landscape paintings and remember him dearly, even though the man and artist passed away in 1995.
It’s easy to imagine what kind of decent and compassionate guy Bob Ross was after reading what he was capable of doing for his fans. It’s clear that all he wanted to do with his program, The Joy of Painting, was to inspire his viewers to enjoy painting.