Bob Ross was an American painter, art instructor and television host. He is best known as the creator and host of The Joy of Painting, a TV program that ran from 1983 to 1994 on PBS in the U.S. and Canada. With his wet-on-wet oil painting technique, Ross taught the world that mistakes are just “happy accidents.” He painted an an incalculable number of “happy little trees.” Ross was born on this day in 1942 and died from lymphoma in 1995.
P.S. Listen to “Happy Little Clouds (Bob Ross Remixed)” from PBS Digital Studios.