Briefcase

Bob Ross Painting Classes


2230 Highway 50 East

882-6392 (home)


883-1116 (studio)


Name: Barbara Gurney

Position: Owner


What she does: Teaches people how to paint in the style of television host Bob Ross. She has been inspired by the show herself. "I never miss it," she said.


How she started: Gurney, a grandmother, has always liked painting in water colors and oils, but "fell in love with painting" after she took classes. She taught at a craft store, then started her own studio.

When she came to Carson City: She moved from Virginia in 1969.


What students like to paint: Usually landscapes. She teaches them step-by-step how to do it.


What she likes to paint: "Whatever hits me," she said.

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