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Kings Island sends plush Bob Ross dolls on test run of new roller coaster

See the video from WHIO TV MASON — Ahead of Kings Island’s opening later this month, the park sent a few special guests on a ride of their new giga coaster. A train load of plush Bob Ross dolls were loaded onto the new Orion giga coaster this week for a test run of the […]

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Public Statement From Bob Ross Inc.

August 25, 2021 Bob Ross Inc. takes strong issue with the inaccurate and heavily slanted portrayal of our company in the Netflix film, Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed. Since the founding of Bob Ross Inc. in 1984, all of its equal partners – Bob and Jane Ross, and Walt and Annette Kowalski – […]

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Happy little sunflowers with Bob Ross

Good vibes from the first ever Bob Ross Sunflower maze! The creative folks at Goldpetal Farms in Chaptico, Maryland have crafted a one-of-a-kind experience for Bob Ross fans. “Happy Little Sunflowers” is the theme for this years maze season and the first maze is none other than a depiction of Bob himself. Family owned and […]

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The Bob Ross Experience is going on now!

Explore the life, philosophy, and art of the iconic American painter inside the historic home where The Joy of Painting was filmed. Bob Ross inspired generations of viewers with his soft-spoken voice and a pallet knife. With its global reach, it’s hard to imagine that much of the beloved series, The Joy of Painting, was […]

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Bob Ross video wins Emmy

September 21, 2020 The New York Times video “Where Are All the Bob Ross Paintings? We found them.” has won the Emmy award for  “Outstanding New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle and Culture. Produced in early in 2019 and released on the New York Times website, the 10 minute documentary chronicles one man’s search for the original […]

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Why Is Bob Ross Still So Popular?

From The Atlantic “Every day’s a good day when you paint.”  —Bob Ross (1942–1995) Staring at the empty canvas on the easel in front of me, I couldn’t understand how this—nothing—might somehow transform into even a rough approximation of the Bob Ross painting we were using as a model. That painting was classic Bob Ross: a snowy […]