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Eric Michaels

Plein Air Painting Around the World

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Perhaps the most distinctive feature of Eric Michaels' work is its international flavor. The subject matter spans four continents and both hemispheres. Painting in these various locations enables him to achieve an understanding of local light conditions and to participate in the native experience. Throughout this site, you can take a tour of the world from Eric Michaels' vision. There are galleries of past and present oils and watercolors. In addition to the landscapes, markets, and figures show here, Eric accepts commissions.

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Latest News and Events

American Landscape Oil Painting Gallery On-Line

Eric imparts the same sense of place, emotion and story to his American Landscapes

as he does to his paintings from around the world. View Now



Western Art Auctions

Eric is an invited artist at prestigious Western Art Auctions around the country.






Watercolor Sketches For Sale

Eric Michaels' favorite tool for en plein air painting is his watercolor sketchbook. Convenient, portable and unobtrusive, a sketchbook travels with him wherever in the world he goes to paint. Back in the studio, Eric developes oil paintings from these field studies.

Now, a personally selected group of these watercolors are available for purchase. This is an excellent way to start, or add to your collection.

View Watercolors For Sale