A Walk in the Woods, Bob Ross’ first painting from the Joy of Painting Series 1, Episode 1 has become available for sale, for a mere $9.85m.

You can read more about the stir it’s creating online

The ridiculous price tag seems to be at odds with Bob’s message to try and democratise art and encourage all to have a go.

If you feel inspired, have a go yourself at one of Little Tree’s workshops. We could even have a go at Walk in Woods so you can experience and create your very own painting.

And that, in Little Tree’s eyes, is priceless.