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What do Most Artists think of Bob Ross? Poll Results Inside

There’s no doubt that Bob Ross is an iconic American figure—it seems like nearly everyone knows who he is whether they’re artists or not.

With this poll, however, I wanted to find out what all of you (who are primarily artists) think about him. I’ve always found it an interesting topic because in some art circles he’s revered, while in others he’s definitely not.

So far the results are fairly concrete: the majority who have voted think that Bob Ross was a good and kind person, and I’d certainly agree with that, regardless of any thoughts on his teaching methods or painting style.

I imagine that trend will continue even as more votes come in, but please feel free to vote for yourself if you haven’t already.

What do you think of Bob Ross and the techniques he taught for painting? Add your own answer if you'd like.
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I'm not exactly sure how to analyze the results of this poll because there aren't a conclusive number of responses so far. My guess, however (and what the numbers do indicate) is that most artists DON'T have an advertising or marketing budget. Here's the poll question, and please feel free to vote if you haven't already. {democracy:11} I'll admit I'm probably in the same boat. . . read more

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