If you enjoy Bob Ross like I do or are the least bit interested in getting started in painting using the wet on wet technique, check out this special 1 hour episode of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross. (And don’t forget to watch the Bob Ross Experience video here or at the bottom of this post.)
Below are links and recommendations to some of the painting products I use which can help you get started using the Wet-on-Wet oil painting technique that Bob Ross used on his show.
Bob Ross Master Kit – I highly recommend beginning with this kit as it will really help you get your painting going and you will save some money on basic paints, palette knife and brushes.
Complete list of liquid oil mediums for preparing the canvass. While this is a complete list of Bob Ross available mediums, Bob mainly applied his signature Liquid White or Magic White to the canvas before painting his landscapes.
Bob Ross 2-in 1 Easel (as seen on the Joy of Painting after Season 27) – This easel is a good deal especially when it’s on sale. (Note: any easel will probably work to get started but I have found not many easels allow edge to edge painting on the canvas as this one does well. The Bob Ross 2-in-1 Easel also can be used as a table top easel if you want to paint while sitting at a table.)
Canvases 16″ x 20″ – also a good deal at Michaels when they are on sale or using a 50% off coupon (Note: Bob used 18″ x 24″ canvases on the Joy of Painting but you can use any size you prefer just make sure they come at least double primed which most are.
Small bucket with a lid (the size of the brush thinner screen)
Also highly recommended:
Baby Wipes at Costco or Dollar tree
Roll of Paper Towels
Larger trash bucket for beater rack
Apron and old pair of clothes you don’t mind getting paint on
some old towels
a place to set your paints and brushes when not using them but within reach while painting
Palette paper or a super cheap palette unless you jump right in and purchase the Bob Ross Palette which I recommend if you want to get serious
Although I am still quite new at this painting thing, I would love your questions or comments so feel free to drop me a note.