More of Eddy Howard Smith by Gary Thomas SmithLet's see if I can give some insight of where I think Eddy was coming from or where his mind was during the last few years of his life. First, I need to let you know that the few hundred pieces of original art work I have came with not titles or descriptions. Although my brother and I were close I don't remember any discussion of why he drew what he drew. I do know most of the models he used that would include my self and my wife. Please forgive me for any injustice that I have done on any or all of the titles.More Like This
Eddy took art classes in high school and when he started drawing again in 1978-1979 he started with pencil drawings and then took some classes at a local community college and picked up charcoal drawing techniques.
His early pencil drawings were abstract and surreal which is where I believe his mind was and what he really enjoyed because it took him away from reality. I believe he would have stayed with the abstract and surreal but did not get any type of encouragement from his