In 1988, I was honored to be one of the first 20 teachers Nationally to be personally trained by Bob Ross and Certified to teach the Bob Ross method of painting. Being the first class, we were required to meet specific criteria to be accepted into the teacher training program. The painting above is my certification painting, completed in 30 minutes!
As you can imagine, the experience was amazing and one I've treasured for the last 35 years! I am the longest-certified Bob Ross instructor in New Jersey and PA. In fact, other Bob Ross ® Certified Instructors have taken classes with me.
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Well, well, I was a young guy then!
Such an amazing time spent with Bob Ross and his first teaching instructors. We were his first group of Certified Bob Ross ® Instructors and learned from the master himself. Lifelong memories!
There were more wonderful people wanting to learn the Bob Ross method than there were instructors. I had a full schedule teaching literally thousands of students. I met many great people and honed my teaching skills over this time.
I am excited to share my knowledge of the wet-on-wet painting method as taught by Bob Ross. Short term, I am planning on remote ZOOM classes but may have live classes as well. Fill out the "Contact Us" form to allow me to stay in touch!
Bob Ross and me at my Certification Class in 1988.