It’s Apple Blossom time and every year Eugene paints a new scene just for the festival and makes posters called “The Bloom”. This years poster depicts a farm lane with a blooming apple orchard behind a weathered gray fence. He started this series in 2008, so this years poster is number eight. The previous years […]
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Japanese Tanzaku Panels Eugene likes to paint on Japanese tanzaku panels that measure only 2.5 x 14.25 inches. He paints small delicate images on a single panel vertically or horizontally, either way it is amazing to see the tiny details he includes in the scene. He also paints across three panels at a time or […]
Signing An Original Watercolor After sharpening his pencil to a fine point, Eugene contemplates the placement of his signature on an original watercolor before signing his name. The wrong spot could disrupt the carefully thought out composition of the piece. An original painting will have only one signature on it, whereas a limited edition […]
THE ART LESSON Watercolor artist, Eugene B. Smith is teaching his great-niece Sarah how to paint with watercolors. Look at that smile, she had a wonderful time!!! Eugene has taught 4 year-olds & 90 year-olds!!! If you are interested in an art lesson with Eugene, please call the gallery for scheduling & pricing. (540) 667-6190.
NEED FRAMING?? Check us out!!! Eugene B. Smith Gallery does custom framing too. Our head framer Marilynn Boyd (formerly of the Ben Franklin Frame Shop) has 25+ years framing experience. From art prints to diplomas & certificates, oil paintings to textiles, we can frame a variety of your art works. Our framing specialties include: V-grooves […]