If a Bob Ross TOASTER isn't gloriously leaping over the "officially-licensed Bob Ross merchandise shark" with red, white, and blue streamers, I don't know what is!
Don't get me wrong, I love every inch of its modern-day kitsch aesthetic. From Bob's smiling mug and signature on the toaster's front to the feature that actually chars an image of the late great Joy of Painting host on the bread itself, fro and all. It's truly something to behold. But I can't help but feel sad that Mr. Ross himself wasn't around to experience his fantastic late-capitalism legacy.
It's touted as, "The perfect present to cheer up any artist's kitchen." You can get one for the artist in your life for $39.95.
While watching this 46-minute compilation video by YouTuber Rhodri Marsden, try to count how many times Bob Ross “beats the devil out” of his paintbrush. I lost count of the “whackings” five minutes in. Also, take note of the guest painters cleaning their brushes on Ross’ show, Joy of Painting. (Geekologie)
Most of us have enjoyed the soothing, soft-spoken art instructions of public TV painter Bob Ross, but how many of us have actually tried to paint using his methods? I guessed “not many” but I was wrong. On YouTube, there’s this “Bob Ross Challenge” which means lots of folks are taking a stab at creating […]
Need a meditative moment? Try watching the late great Joy of Painting host Bob Ross peel off contact paper and masking tape from his paintings for nearly four minutes. Ahhh… that’s better. (Digg)
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