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By Kristin G. Congdon,Doug Blandy,Danny Coeyman

ISBN-10: 1617039950

ISBN-13: 9781617039959

Readers will recognize Bob Ross (1942-1995) because the light, afro'd painter of chuffed timber on PBS. And whereas the Florida-born artist is reviled or neglected through the elite paintings global and scholarly artwork educators, he remains to be embraced worldwide as a healer and painter, even many years after his demise. In Happy Clouds, chuffed Trees, the authors thoughtfully discover how the Bob Ross phenomenon grew right into a juggernaut.

Although his sincerity in embracing democracy, reward economies, conservation, and self-help could have left him formerly denigrated as a topic of rigorous scholarship, this booklet makes use of modern artwork thought to discover the sophistication of Bob Ross's imaginative and prescient as an artist. It strains the ways that his many enthusiasts have worshiped, emulated, and parodied him and his paintings. His process allowed him to color over 35,000 work in his lifetime, generally of mountains and timber in landscapes seriously stimulated via his time within the Air strength and stationed in Alaska.

The authors tackle problems with beginner artwork, sentimentality, imitation, boredom, seduction, and democratic practices within the paintings international. They absolutely learn Ross as a painter, instructor, healer, media superstar, performer, magician, and networker. In-depth comparisons are made to Andy Warhol and Thomas Kinkade, and point out is made up of his lifestyles when it comes to Joseph Beuys, Elvis Presley, St. Francis of Assisi, Carl Rogers, and lots of different inventive personalities. in spite of everything, Happy Clouds, satisfied Trees provides Ross as a present giver, an individual who freely teaches the act of portray to somebody who believes in Ross's imaginative and prescient hat "this is your world."

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