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Bob Ross was an amazing human being.

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Venfayth

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Seriously. How awesome is this guy?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzjIBYyk2wk

I don't even like painting or drawing but I can watch his videos forever. Also, I love this song, it makes me happy:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLO7tCdBVrA

 

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actually he was a disgusting padeofile who would paint naked children for $10 in the quake irc channels.

reall fucked up individual in all respects
 

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I'm sure some would liken the stuff he painted on his show to cheap Wal-Mart art, but I always loved it. Mindblowing how quickly he'd create something and him adding a tree/rock/Etc. would just blend in perfectly with an already complete-looking painting.
 

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I actually use to watch his show sometimes after school as Reading Rainbow or another show I liked usually came after it on channel 25 in NY.
 

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I heard he would paint happy little trees burning in forest fires to relieve stress.
 

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Yes he was, and I hope god is allowing him to paint little raccoons and old possums 'n' stuff that all live up in his wonderful tree. They've got to have a little place to sit, after all.
 

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little trees are so phallic. mother earths babies stickin their weiners through glory holes and shooting oxygen into the wind and then we castrate them for paper eisels bob ross used.

he was fucking twisted. thank god he is dead
 

mr jones

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There's always a contrarian.

I'll do it too, just so he won't get rallied against.

Bob Ross painted 2nd year art student stuff. His art, while competent, wasn't anything special. I never felt that Bob was showing something that bared his soul, or talked to me about his views about life. I just felt like someone told him to paint a cabin in the mountains with puffy clouds, serene water, and happy trees. So he got high and did that.

He was a good artist that got paid to do art that was beneath his talents.

Also, I'm jelly of his happy fro.
 

slit

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There's always a contrarian.

I'll do it too, just so he won't get rallied against.

Bob Ross painted 2nd year art student stuff. His art, while competent, wasn't anything special. I never felt that Bob was showing something that bared his soul, or talked to me about his views about life. I just felt like someone told him to paint a cabin in the mountains with puffy clouds, serene water, and happy trees. So he got high and did that.

He was a good artist that got paid to do art that was beneath his talents.

Also, I'm jelly of his happy fro.

You deserve a good smack from his fro!!!!!!

How dare you!!!!!
 

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I always knew the art he did was introductory painting. Thats sort of the point to it being a TV show for new painters.

The appeal was his voice and thoughts. I'll still watch it if I come across an episode.
 

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I always loved that at some point in his process he does something that makes it totally look like he screwed up the painting then he does some stuff and magically it looks awesome.
 

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I just spent 20 minutes watching that. He's a legend and his talking soothes my soul.

I always loved that at some point in his process he does something that makes it totally look like he screwed up the painting then he does some stuff and magically it looks awesome.

Every goddamn time.
 

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I love his movies, help me relax when im stressed out, and i dont even paint. its just mesmerizing to watch.

Anyway he was in the army right? after he was yelled at all the time he made a vow never to yell again, thats why he talks so relaxed i guess. Also i believe his paintings are quiet expensive to buy nowadays.
 

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I love his movies, help me relax when im stressed out, and i dont even paint. its just mesmerizing to watch.

Anyway he was in the army right? after he was yelled at all the time he made a vow never to yell again, thats why he talks so relaxed i guess. Also i believe his paintings are quiet expensive to buy nowadays.

In addition to that, while in the army he was stationed in Alaska, which may be why he drew the kinds of landscapes he did
 

MedIC86

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In addition to that, while in the army he was stationed in Alaska, which may be why he drew the kinds of landscapes he did

Yeah exactly, i also read somewhere that because he had so little downtime he learned him self to paint as fast as he does in the series.
 

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Bring back the Bob Ross Painting game for the Wii, or any other motion controlled system!
 
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If there was ever someone who could tempt me to drop acid it was probably him.
 

MrHicks

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is it weird i play these youtube videos of him in the background while im doing stuff?

meanwhile i don't give a shit about painting lol
hearing him talk relieves stress and relaxes you
 

Ferrio

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I live in the town that caused him to start painting. Hell my ex took some lessons from him.
 

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One of the biggest joys of my childhood was watching Bob. I'm sure I've seen every episode multiple times.

"People look at me like I'm a little strange, when I go around talking to squirrels and rabbits and stuff. That's ok. Thaaaat's just ok."
 

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I love his movies, help me relax when im stressed out, and i dont even paint. its just mesmerizing to watch.

Anyway he was in the army right? after he was yelled at all the time he made a vow never to yell again, thats why he talks so relaxed i guess. Also i believe his paintings are quiet expensive to buy nowadays.

There's a funny episode of boondocks that has a bob Ross doppelganger with the same story.
 
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