Yet Another Statistical Analysis of Bob Ross Paintings

@article{Marcum2015YetAS,
  title={Yet Another Statistical Analysis of Bob Ross Paintings},
  author={Christopher Steven Marcum},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2015},
  volume={abs/1512.02914}
}
  • Christopher Steven Marcum
  • Published 2015
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • In this paper, we analyze a sample of clippings from paintings by the late artist Bob Ross. Previous work focused on the qualitative themes of his paintings (Hickey, 2014); here, we expand on that line of research by considering the colorspace and luminosity values as our data. Our results demonstrate the subtle aesthetics of the average Ross painting, the common variation shared by his paintings, and the structure of the relationships between each painting in our sample. We reveal, for the… CONTINUE READING

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