5 Happy Little Items To Check Out Before You Watch the Movie Paint
Posted on April 5, 2023
Carl Nargle, the main character in the movie Paint, was inspired by Bob Ross. A television personality we can all recognize, most of us even know a few of Bob Ross’ catchphrases. But how much do we really know about him as a person? Check out some of the DVDs and books below to learn more about his life, watch him paint, and then maybe do a cross stich just for fun!
Bob Ross – The Happy Painter
This documentary shows us Bob Ross, the person, in addition to the painter. It includes interviews with celebrities, personal photos, and a look at how it all got started.
Joy of Painting TV Series 3
Airing in 1984, Series 3 includes a mix of paintings, all unique and beautiful. My personal favorites are Campfire, Peaceful Waters, and Winter Night.
Bob Ross Four Seasons: Fall
This 3-disc set contains 13 of his fall painting episodes. If you try Evening at Sunset you have to promise to show me when it’s done!
Bob Ross Cross Stitch: 12 Happy Little Cross Stitch Patterns
This might be the most fun book I’ve found in quite a while, and I had to include it. Who doesn’t want to cross stitch a Bob Ross quote on everything?
Although technically a children’s book, this was too cute to not include. Not only does it take me back to childhood by being a Little Golden Book, but the illustrations are cute, and I learned a lot about his life. Spoiler Alert: his hair is not naturally curly.
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