Entertainment Weekly


Stay Connected


Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content


Twitch is streaming every episode of The Joy of Painting for Bob Ross' birthday

Posted on

Ready to learn how to paint happy trees, snow-covered mountains, and fluffy clouds? All you need is a dream in your heart and an Internet connection. That’s because the social streaming-video site Twitch is broadcasting all 403 episodes of Bob Ross’ folksy PBS instructional show The Joy of Painting to celebrate what would have been his 73rd birthday.

The marathon, which began Thursday and runs through Nov. 6, is also is also being used to promote the site’s Creative category, where users are encouraged to share their visual art, woodworking, costume creation, prop building, music composition, and other pursuits.

Twitch Creative represents a broadening of the site’s focus after establishing itself as a destination for videogame enthusiasts.

Tune into the Joy of Painting marathon above.