It's Your World: Creating Calm Spaces and Places with Bob Ross
Category: Artists & Their Work
Publication date: 4/11/23
Publisher: Universe Publishing
ISBN 13: 9780198810506
Total Pages: 128 pages, 50 ILLUSTRATIONS
Dimensions: 198 x 149 x 18
Today, it s more important than ever to find the space to be your best self a physical and mental place to focus, get reenergized, create, or simply be. For the millions who have tuned in to The Joy of Painting since the TV episodes first aired in 1982, Bob Ross is the perfect guide to this journey to personal happiness. Bob Ross believed that each of us has the power to create our own world with imagination and lots of practice. In each TV episode, Bob Ross created the best possible space for his creativity and craft to flourish, from the thoughtful organization of his easel and palette to the way he methodically and gracefully composed natural vistas on his canvases. In this book his iconic paintings and inspiring quotes are paired with mindful essays that draw upon his advice about creativity, courage, inspiration, preparation, and serendipity. Bob Ross s wisdom will help you find your own happy place, whether it is a dedicated spot in your home or office, or just a moment in the middle of a hectic day. And, because any change requires bravery, each chapter of the book includes Bravery Tests, interactive prompts that encourage stepping outside one s comfort zone key for positive, creative change. Chapters like It s Your World, and Time for a Bravery Test help you envision your ideal happy space and decide is most essential (and nonessential) to your happiness. The lessons that Bob Ross learned from observing nature and using color inspired the chapters Nature Is the Best Teacher and Put Some Color in Your World. Meanwhile, Happy Accidents and Let Those Big Ol Clouds Float encourage you to see problems from a fresh perspective, and, most importantly, have fun in your journey to making a space just for you. Make Yourself a Happy Little Space: More Life Lessons from Bob Ross is perfect for fans of Bob Ross or for anyone who wants to find a happier place to be.