CRI® Classes

Become a Certified Ross Instructor®

Becoming a Certified Ross Instructor® is so exciting! You’ll learn to paint, teach and promote yourself in the spirit of TV’s Number One Art Show The Joy of Painting®. Anyone can enter this program, you need only the desire to paint. Add to it an eagerness to teach others and you’re ready to begin the wonderful adventure to becoming part of this world-famous Bob Ross phenomenon.

No previous painting or teaching experience is needed! Learn to paint and teach the world’s most popular painting method, the Bob Ross Wet-on-Wet Technique®!

Bob Ross 2024 Teacher Training brochure

The Bob Ross Workshop and gallery

The Bob Ross Workshop and Gallery offers classes in the Bob Ross unique style of oil painting as seen on more than 300 PBS stations throughout the United States. The Workshop is the foremost training site for Certified Ross Landscape, Floral and Wildlife Instructors. We offer landscape, seascape, floral and wildlife classes as taught by Ross Certified Teacher Trainer Nicholas Hankins, CRI®, CRFI®, CRWI®. The Workshop also hosts classes by guest artists from around the world. The full line of Bob Ross painting products are available for purchase at the Workshop. We also offer a special selection of instructional books, novelty items and a variety of frames to suit all tastes. The Bob Ross Art Workshop & Gallery hosts a large collection of original oil paintings by Bob himself, many of which visitors will recognize from his PBS Television series, “The Joy of Painting”. View upcoming events and classes:

B OB  R O S S  W O R K S H O P  &  G A L L E R Y

Open Tuesday through Saturday - 10am - 5pm 757 E. Third Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, 32169  

​(386) 423-4346