Paint Like Bob Ross® Contest

Paint Like Bob Ross® Contest

Discover the Joy of Painting®! Submit your Bob Ross style paintings for a chance to win a Wacom tablet and other great prizes!

® Bob Ross name and images are registered trademarks of Bob Ross Inc. © Bob Ross Inc. All Rights Reserved. Used with permission. Artwork by Karen Bonaker.

Jan 14th 2019 - Feb 28th 2019 Enter Now

Win a Wacom tablet and other great prizes!

The GRAND PRIZE and RUNNER UP winners will be determined by a panel of judges based on the judging criteria below.

The PEOPLE’S CHOICE winner will be selected by the judging panel from among the top 10 entries with the highest number of votes received as of 11:59 p.m. UTC February 28, 2019.

Judging Criteria for Grand Prize and Runner Up

Composition and Quality: Is the visual balance of the artwork pleasing to the eye, and abiding by the basic principles of design and composition? Is the chosen media used skillfully and effectively?;

Theme: does the artwork represent a clear interpretation of the Bob Ross style of painting; is the theme depicted in a creative and original manner?;

Visual Impact: does the piece stand on its own as a good and complete work of art; does it grab the viewer’s attention; is it memorable?




Wacom Intuos Medium Tablet +
Bob Ross Brush Bundle*
$150 USD Amazon gift card + Bob Ross Brush Bundle*Bob Ross Brush Bundle*


*The Bob Ross Brush Bundle for Painter includes the Mystic Mountain brush pack, Sunset Aglow brush pack, Shades of Grey brush pack, Blue Moon brush pack and Campfire brush pack; approximate retail value of one hundred and fifty ($150.00) US dollars. The Bob Ross Brush Bundle for Painter Essentials 6 includes Painter Essentials 6 plus Sunset Aglow Essentials brush pack, Shades of Grey Essentials brush pack, Blue Moon Essentials brush pack and Campfire Essentials brush pack; retail value of one hundred and thirty ($130.00) US dollars.

Show off your digital art skills for a chance to win great prizes! We want to see your Bob Ross inspired paintings created in Painter or Painter Essentials. To enter the contest, you must first create a Discovery Center user account. Once you have entered, don’t forget to share your entry so people can vote and comment on your amazing artwork! To receive email notifications when someone votes or comments on your image, go to your account profile settings to ensure these notifications are enabled.

The MAXIMUM number of contest entries per user is 3, so please consider carefully before uploading your images.

You must be logged-in to enter the contest.

Here are some things to keep in mind when entering the contest. You can download a PDF copy of the Official Contest Rules for more details.

Make sure your photo or image is under 5 MB, and is in JPEG or PNG format.
The maximum number of entries per person is 3.
You can only vote ONCE for each photo or image, including your own.

Get started with a free trial of Painter or Painter Essentials 6! Visit our Free Trials page and get your free copy today.

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