2019 continues to be a ridiculous, exhausting time to be alive. We could all use some gentle pep talks to encourage us to practice self-confidence,accept our imperfections, trust our instincts and work hard to make our dreams come true. And we’re in luck. All 403 episodes of The Joy of Painting are legally available on YouTube.
Bob Ross essentially invented ASMR. Sometimes I’ll fall asleep before he’s even done listing off the colors he’ll be using in an episode’s sweeping landscape, but sometimes I need a little more. Here are five episodes of The Joy of Painting to watch when you need Bob Ross to set you straight, kindly and lovingly.