Bob Ross, the legendary artist and host of the beloved TV show “The Joy of Painting,” has become an enduring cultural icon decades after his passing. His calming demeanor, kind heart, and the signature phrase “happy little trees” have cemented his place in pop culture history. In honor of his timeless legacy, we’ve compiled 33 of the best memes featuring Bob Ross that are sure to bring a smile to your face.
Born in 1942 in Daytona Beach, Florida, Bob Ross enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at the age of 18 and served for 20 years before embarking on a career as a painter. Ross’s distinctive style, characterized by bold brushstrokes and soft landscapes, has captured the hearts of millions of people worldwide, and his television program, “The Joy of Painting,” became a cultural phenomenon.
Despite his passing in 1995, Bob Ross’s influence continues to inspire not only artists but anyone who seeks a little bit of joy and serenity in their daily lives. I personally started this website to help spread content about kindness and positivity and there is no person I can think of that exemplifies that more than Bob Ross. So sit back, relax, and enjoy this collection of hilarious and heartwarming memes featuring the one and only Bob Ross.
1) Let the Bob Ross memes begin!
“I had a man come to me and he said, ‘Bob, I could never paint because I’m colorblind.’ So I thought today we’d do a picture in gray, just to show you that anyone can paint.”
“After a year of telling my friend he looks like Bob Ross, he finally sends me this picture. To be honest, I thought he was Bob Ross at first.”
3) Bob Ross memes where he is painting are the best!
“Bob Ross: *draws a branch* Me: Nice. Bob Ross: *draws the second branch* Cause everyone needs a friend. Me: *holding back tears* Nice.”
“Can you paint with all the colors of the wind? Believe that you can do it.”
5) Funny Bob Ross memes celebrating the paint life.
“I didn’t choose the paint life. The painting life chose me…”
“Dog dressed as Bob Ross.”
7) Bob Ross memes about happy little accidents…
“Ever make mistakes in life? Let’s make them birds. Yeah, they’re birds now.”
“If everyone was as chill as this dude, the world would be a better place.”
“I gave that [censored] a painting. [censored] love paintings.”
10) The greatest memes of all time for the greatest painter of all time.
“Greatest painters of all time. Bob Ross. Pablo Picasso. Vincent Van Gogh.”
“Had a Bob Ross painting for my birthday. Love. My. Friends. Best. Day. Ever.”
12) More Bob Ross memes and happy little trees ahead…
“Happy little trees ahead.”
“I don’t always paint trees but when I do, they’re [censored] happy.”
“If you aren’t excited that Bob Ross is on Netflix, then you have the wrong priorities in life.”
15) Make no mistake, we made sure to include happy accident memes featuring Bob Ross!
“Mistakes. Happy accidents.”
“My dad is drunk watching Bob Ross and nodding every few seconds going ‘interesting’ and ‘that’s a good way of thinking about it Bob.’ Updated: My dad just sat up a little straighter and said ‘all RIGHT some TREES.'”
“Name one person in the last 20 years who is worthy of a statue.”
18) EVERYBODY loves Bob Ross and memes.
“Older people. Younger people. A love of Bob Ross.”
“Painting to make yourself happy. Painting to make others happy. Painting while teaching the meaning of happiness.”
20) Please share some of these Bob Ross memes on October 29, his birthday!
“Here’s Bob Ross holding a baby raccoon to brighten your day.”
“When you realize it’s Bob Ross’s birthday and no one’s posting Bob Ross memes: That’s alright, what matters is that everyone’s happy.”
“That feeling you get when your painting looks like it’s supposed to.”
“The Bobfather. Leave the mistakes, take the happy accidents.”
“This is the greatest and best Bob Ross painting…Tribute. Tenacious little trees.”
25) Memes about the Trinity of Wholesomeness must include Bob Ross.
“The trinity of wholesomeness. Rogers: Be kind to other people. Irwin: Be kind to animals. Ross: Be kind to yourself.”
“TV Exec: So the whole show is just you painting for a half hour? It’ll never work. Nobody will watch that. Me:”
“When ur about to tell your friend how you got dumped: This is a very cold picture – I may have to go get my coat here in a second.”
“Bob Ross: I want you to paint happy trees and if you make a mistake, make it a bird!”
“Bob Ross was such a soft friendly grandpa dad: I’d like to take him home and just…just keep him as a pet. But that’s not what he’s meant to be. He’s meant to be free. Free.”
30) Funny Bob Ross memes about happy little accidents…
“When that car that cut you off at the light gets in a happy little accident.”
“White man’s afro. Soothing pillow-talk voice. Loved by squirrels.”
“Bob Ross painting yet another masterpiece…You.”
“When you can’t draw for [censored] but you need help.”
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