Why Bob Ross Is A Boss

Why Bob Ross Is A Boss

Lauren Lents, Staff Writer

If you have not heard of Bob Ross, I’ll provide a brief description of his life. Bob was born in Dayton Beach, Florida, in 1942. He passed away a couple decades ago in 1995. He was a painter, a leader and most of all, an inspiration.

I’ve constructed a list as to why Bob Ross is someone we need in all of our lives.

  1. He keeps you motivated; Ross always has a positive attitude and outlook on life and is often known to brighten people’s day.
  2. He respects nature and has a deep appreciation for it. Most of his paintings include a landscape.
  3. He makes painting fun; Bob often cracks jokes to keep the show light.
  4. He is informed; Bob understands that everyone has varying levels of skill and often tailors his lessons to appeal to all.
  5. He is credible; Ross has been painting for many years and is guaranteed to instill wisdom in you.
  6. He is easy to follow; even though the steps may appear complicated, Ross has a way of explaining them that will make them seem easy.
  7. He has iconic quotes, such as “There’s nothing wrong with having a tree as a friend” and “There’s no such thing as mistakes, only happy accidents.”