A paintbrush dips delicately into a vibrant red paint on the artist’s palette. Light strokes are gently pressed along the canvas, creating a strong and smooth line. Despite its seemingly slow, careful progress, the painting seems to come alive in no time, as the painter efficiently brings to life what they are envisioning in their head. Watching an artist create a masterpiece live is one of the most intense, exciting, and enjoyable experience – why do you think Bob Ross had such a successful tv show? On August 14 and 15, Southwest Gallery is bringing that experience to the North Dallas Corridor as they host their Annual Summer Art Festival from 1-5 p.m.