Art students dress up as Bob Ross

ABILENE, TX A group of about 50 middle school students dressed up like Bob Ross for a special art class all orchestrated by their teacher.

The students while dressed like the famous painter were able to follow along with one of his videos.

During the lesson, students were able to learn sponge brush techniques, landscape painting, alla prima as well as practicing working at the easel.

The teacher says she really wanted to reward her students in a meaningful way and provide an enriching art experience.